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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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