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Work-Life Balance: Not All it’s Cracked Up to Be?

The dogma that good work-life balance improves productivity is called into question by new research from leading academics.

The study from the London School of Economics says the assumption that better work-life balance will automatically improve productivity is false. The researchers say that there is no relationship between productivity and work-life balance once good management is accounted for.

Is too much expected of you?

We have an epidemic of busyness. How many people do you know who constantly tell you they are too busy, or stretched, to enjoy life? Maybe you are one of them?

Here are some ideas that might help.

For your next meeting, take a hike!

Literally? Well, not a hike perhaps as there’s generally not enough time, but you can manage a walk.

Fresh air drives fresh thinking. Make your next meeting a walk in the park.

Positive News

For almost 100 years psychologists have been saying that we should protect ourselves from unremitting negativity, catastrophising and the constant worry of bad news.
That which we focus on becomes our reality, so too much content filled with negativity and disaster does our heads in, as they say. Here’s the antidote.

Learning and Development

What do you want staff training to do? It’s all very well using words like ‘inspire’, ‘motivate’ and ‘engage’, but these don’t say what attendees should be able to do differently, or better, as a result of training.

A title can whet the appetite, and a programme gives flavour, but if training is to nourish people’s minds it needs to connect with their experience so that they can see the value of what they are being taught.

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Coaching and Therapy

If you want to improve any aspect of your life it helps to work with someone who knows how to do it. Whether change is something we seek or whether it is thrust upon us, we can seize the moment and use it as a starting point for creating the life we want.

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Free Webinars

The first of my free webinars will be on 11th February 2015. If you can’t make it, there will be other dates. Sign up to my newsletter and I’ll keep you posted.

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On-Line Learning

Self-study opportunities are stimulating, thought provoking and useful. My webinars are on topics that will help you get a better handle on yourself and life in general.
Sessions are interactive and typically last 60 minutes. I run regular FREE events, reserve your place today.

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