What could replace staff appraisals?

Is the staff appraisal about to join the fax machine in corporate extinction? It’s possible. The appraisal has always been a source of frustration or mirth. As one employee said:… read more »

Seven mindful suggestions From CEO Simon Parke's book as recommended by The Daily Express in their 7 Summer self help reads.

To celebrate the publication of a new and revised edition of my book ‘One Minute Mindfulness’, I offer seven simple suggestions towards more mindful living. Seven things you can do… read more »

Do I like my employer?

You’ve probably heard the saying, ‘People don’t quit their jobs; they quit their bosses.’ And the statistical research of Custom Insight supports this idea: ‘Poor relationships between employees and their… read more »

Suicide Watch

A man committed suicide in Telford recently. He jumped off the ledge of a multi-story car park and it was in the news because eye-witnesses reported an excited bunch of… read more »

Hero or Host?

She was talking about changing attitudes to leadership in her business – one of the larger world development charities. The first difference was that she was an elected leader –… read more »

A Top Sportman’s Depression

Mike Yardy had reached his career goal. The cricket all-rounder was in the England team for the World Cup in India. But instead of feeling excitement, he was stuck in… read more »

The forming mind in Gaza

In thirty years’ time, whatever the situation, I predict a shortage of peacemakers in Gaza and here’s the reason why: we’ve been careless with the childrens’ minds. Israel insists it… read more »