Monthly Archives: May 2020

Gratitude and Joy

Gratitude and Joy

In this episode, Tom talks about gratitude and joy, and the importance of taking the time to reflect on the things we are joyful and grateful for in our lives. Gratitude and Joy Happiness can be derived from materialistic or worldly pleasures, whereas joy is from the soul. Joy is soul-satisfying. It gives you a […]

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ARE YOU THE EXPERT?

I have been in the process of working with an individual in an organisation on a project that she would like to take up within the organisation. She’s not the decision maker, she’s actually an influencer. I’ve had a number of meetings with her in terms of trying to scope the project, come up with […]

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Checking In on Your People

Checking In on Your Team

In this episode, Tom talks about why it’s important for leaders to check in with their teams especially in times of uncertainty and how they can do that in a way that deepens their relationship with their team members. Checking In on Your People Checking in with your people in this current time of uncertainty […]

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ARE YOU IN A BUBBLE?

This topic was prompted by an article I read, about how leaders rarely get honest and candid feedback from people further down the organisation. Meaning they are in a bubble in this regard. Most of the news leaders receive is being massaged. That is, people may not want to tell you the bad news, so […]

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Journaling

Journaling

In this episode, Tom talks about journaling as a very useful method for looking after ourselves, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Journaling Journaling is a very useful method for looking after ourselves emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Journaling is writing your thoughts down on paper. Journaling helps gain clarity of thinking. Simple headings you can use to […]

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TRANSITIONS

I was working with a client who was recently promoted to a position as a global leader. She was promoted from having local responsibility to having eight countries to look after. Her remit changed from just having people she knew, teams she could connect with, to suddenly having to lead teams, virtually, working across distance, […]

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Self-care

Self-care

In this episode, Tom talks about the importance of self-care in leadership and the four aspects of self-care that leaders need to be mindful of especially in times of uncertainty. Self-care Self-care is important for leaders especially in times of uncertainty. Self-care is all about taking care of yourself so that you can then look […]

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THE CAREER JOURNEY

When I visited Malaysia a few months ago, I caught up with an old friend from my school days. I try to catch up with him whenever I’m back, and whilst having dinner, he shared with me a concern he had about his son. His son is 27, unemployed, has been educated, has a degree, […]

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