Book review: Legacy – What the All Blacks can teach us about the business of life by James Kerr (Leadership, culture, values and change management)

One of my property clients gave me a copy of this book to support a partner away day I was leading on authenticity, values and leadership. It’s a quick but interesting read so I thought – especially as I am proud Twickenham resident and a rugby fan - I’d provide Read More

By |2021-04-01T17:47:26+01:00January 10, 2020|

Book review: Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope by Johann Hari

Today is World Mental Health Day. As a psychologist, counsellor and trustee of a mental health charity I thought I’d share my thoughts on this brilliant book. “Lost connections – Why you’re depressed and how to find hope” by Johann Hari was a revelation. Everyone is aware of the growing Read More

By |2019-10-10T09:20:11+01:00October 10, 2019|

Leadership: Authenticity, values and culture

I was recently asked to facilitate a partner strategy session where the focus was on authenticity, values and culture. It was a highly interactive session with participants considering their personal values in a structured way before discussing them in peer groups. It was a softer parallel process alongside a more Read More

By |2019-08-13T10:19:40+01:00August 13, 2019|

Change management and Employee engagement

At the recent MBL Change management workshop https://www.mblseminars.com/Outline/Tackling-Change-Management---A-Workshop-for-Professional-Practices/8417 we covered a lot of topics but the one that generated most interest was employee engagement. Change management and Employee engagement is particularly important in professional service firms where highly-skilled people are constantly on the front line with clients so it has Read More

By |2019-04-08T10:22:42+01:00April 8, 2019|

Book review: “The change catalyst – secrets to successful and sustainable business change” by Campbell MacPherson (Change Management)

I was at the Business Book Awards https://www.businessbookawards.co.uk/  in March. I saw Campbell’s humble and humorous acceptance speech when this book scooped the overall winner prize. The judges’ glowing commendations  meant that I simply had to read it. The change catalyst is indeed a great book. It's beautifully written and a Read More

By |2018-09-26T14:23:53+01:00September 26, 2018|
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