Zest: What is Resilience?

[3 min read]

 

Resilience

When most people talk about resilience they think about the ability to push through events that aren’t positive, to push through potential setbacks: to maintain their momentum towards an outcome that they’re working...

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Zest a fantastic high performance way of being – Positivity

[7 min read - You can also listen to my podcast about this, here.]

 

There are three major areas of Zest: Positivity, Resilience and Confidence.  

In the my previous article we discussed how an organisation should respond to people who don’t...

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Why Grace? Influencing Skills Simplified.

[Originally published Feb 2014 - Updated Oct 2018]

[2 min read]

If I’m going to be really honest, when we first read the research our Grace model is based on we didn’t realise what we’d found. The idea that our emotional impact on others is the...

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Zest: high performance mindsets and cultures that deliver

[7 min read - If you prefer you can listen to this as a podcast here.]

 

Zest is the word I use to describe both high performance mindset in individuals, and also business cultures that deliver superior revenues, profits and growth.

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How to uncover, hone and retain talent

[6 min read - If you prefer you can listen to this as a podcast here.]

 

Human beings are basically a brain. I know it feels more like we are actually a body because so much of life is about sensation. But the truth is that all of our experience,...

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Reliable Lasting Behavioural Change

[3 min read - If you prefer you can listen to this as a podcast here.]

 

In trying to improve our professional results or increase our personal happiness we face two challenges. First knowing what to do. Second actually doing it.

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To stand out you need to say what you stand for.

[3 min read]

 

It’s not enough to do a great job anymore. With so much data about people available on the web, we are getting increasingly used to knowing about candidate employees in a more rounded way.

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How to embed leadership / cultural innovation in 5 moves

[6 min read]

 

1. Talk about why more than how

Are your leaders promoting what to do, and how to do it, rather than why it should be done, “your why” as Simon Sinek calls it? People won’t authenticate their leaders, ie won’t accept their...

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How to increase profits by increasing engagement in 6 steps.

[3 min read]

 

There are some brilliant engagement metrics available.  If you can it’s a good idea to choose or create one that measures the aspects of engagement your company is specifically interested in.  And nothing else – best to avoid the...

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Why CREAM rises to the top at work, home & play

[6 min read]

 

My earlier blog Your Mood: the Great Game Changer talked about the impact of positive emotions on individuals’, leaders’ and companies’ success.  This piece expands on the reasons why positivity delivers, and the scale of...

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