Dealing with workplace stress

According to the Regus Group, “Stress levels in the workplace are rising with 6  in 10 workers in major global economies experiencing increased workplace stress.” In the United Kingdom, work-related illness cost £28.3 billion per year according to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.  The increasing levels of  job-related stress are taking a toll on our health in the Caribbean. Occupation stress increases the risk…

Job hiring – What it boils down to

What are recruiters looking for in the job market and how can you increase your chances of being hired. I know the journey of job hunting can be a daunting experience, not only because it takes a lot of time and effort, it requires negotiating and crucial decision-making, in-between all the possibilities of rejection…. Here…

Building a Business from the Start (includes worksheets)

Are you finding it challenging to stick with one business idea, or is it that you struggle to come up with one?   What about your product/service is it unique enough to market?   Well, truth is, the start is always one of the toughest points in your business, so I am here to help…

1 of 3 of My Personal Pillars of Success

My idea of success is finding the work I love to do, and earning what I am worth to achieve the lifestyle I desire.   Success may mean different things for you but in today’s world of work, we do not always get job satisfaction and money is not the only reward people are seeking….

How to build credibility

Growing up in a small town, I learnt the value of credibility quickly. Bad news travels faster than a flash of lightning, and competitors are probably out there lurking for a slip up.   Yes it sounds like I am in a panic mode, but it is true. I often hear people using the word…

The power of a morning routine.

First things first – Stephen Covey would have preached, put first things first.   Well your morning is the first thing you can put first and I make it a non-negotiable part of my routine. Doing something for yourself by yourself to start your day. How many people wake up groggy, or on the other…

Stop holding yourself back. Tips on Productivity

Why are we, as humans, always waiting for some crisis or major unexpected change to decide we need to have a better lifestyle or routine?   It is within our conditioning, socialisation and education system to love a cure, rather than a prevention. Only when we lose something do we realise its worth, as it…

6 Powerful Strategies for Happiness and Success

Joline Wilander, social sciences student at Colombia University wrote about the office, and workplace, Create an environment and a culture in which people feel free to move about and talk, to engage their creative sides, and to propose solution ideas that may be way out of the box but that can be refined and made…

Communication 101 – Moving Your Audience

With all of the noise in the marketplace, how are you differentiating yourself? You don’t have to be louder, you have to be more compelling. In order to create a message that moves the audience, you need to ensure there will be engagement. Engagement starts with a vision, or emotion and ends with a solution….

Change management

 Many managers would argue that beliefs and attitudes are very difficult to challenge, whilst behaviours of employees may be more readily accessible.   This blog post explains how managers can help their employees change their value systems and principles to facilitate organisational change, innovation and strategic thinking. The mindset of the organization’s directors and how…

Lead your passion

  You can find your passion, by doing what you love. The active words are “love” and “doing” Therefore there is a need for a certain level of openness and creativity to find the passion … it doesnt work the other way around. Your ambition to succeed does not lead you to your passion. This…