Category Archives: Caroline Blogs

Life is a Blank Canvass – Embracing the Inner Painter in You

A friend recently shared a great TED talk with me by Brene Brown on Vulnerability. I had watched it a couple of years ago and at the time it had resonated with me and so it felt like a great … Continue reading

Posted in Caroline Blogs | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Conflict – what if it’s an illusion, only in your mind?

On a scale of 1 – 10, this would hardly register on anyone’s conflict scale, however, it gave me a valuable insight into how it works for me. Like most people I naturally avoid ‘conflict’; I have seen myself as … Continue reading

Posted in Caroline Blogs | Leave a comment

Is Your Organisation’s Culture a Force for Success? …and what is organisational culture?

I woke up this morning seeing ‘organisational culture’ as nothing more than the prevailing ‘group mind-set’. This is great news for organisations, given that mind-sets are generally far more flexible and dynamic than we might imagine. We know that our … Continue reading

Posted in Caroline Blogs | Leave a comment

Can You Choose Well-being over Burn-out?

I was speaking to a manager recently; he mentioned that he had been researching ‘burn-out’ on the internet and believed he ticked most of the symptoms boxes.  His question was whether he should therefore be going to the doctor and … Continue reading

Posted in Caroline Blogs | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Well-being is a critical performance factor and it can quite simply be enhanced

I am becoming aware, more than ever, of the critical role of well-being to successful performance. I’m even seeing it as more relevant than culture as the opportunity to improve organisational performance. Let me explain why. Previously I had considered … Continue reading

Posted in Caroline Blogs | Leave a comment

What could it look like if you REALLY loved what you do?

I love what I do; I always have in fairness but now I REALLY love what I do. So what is the difference between then and now? Yesterday I arrived at the company I was working with for the day … Continue reading

Posted in Caroline Blogs | Leave a comment

From Complex to Simple – Hitting the right target to deliver effortless change

The mist has cleared and I can see everything more simply and with much greater clarity.  As an Organisation Development specialist for more than 20 years, I have been concerned with how effectively (or not) organisations and teams are equipping … Continue reading

Posted in Caroline Blogs | Leave a comment

What If You Already Are The Person You Aspire To Be?

An inspirational leader, teacher and coach; a faithful, compassionate friend, spouse and family member; someone at ease with themselves, full of love and understanding for everyone – isn’t that what most of us aspire to be? What if what gets … Continue reading

Posted in Caroline Blogs | Leave a comment

Increase Focus and Resilience to Drive Up Performance in Your Organisation

The speed with which we can bring about significant change in our lives is truly awesome.  A client who came to see me recently because he was off work with anxiety and depression and simply wanted to be able to … Continue reading

Posted in Caroline Blogs | Leave a comment

Leadership Development – A New Perspective

Is your organisation challenging its leadership and management development strategy enough?  The organisational landscape has changed dramatically in the last 10 years, but is leadership and management development keeping pace?  And if it is why then are a growing number … Continue reading

Posted in Caroline Blogs | Leave a comment