Category Archives: Leadership

Don’t talk about mental health

“What is the leading cause of death for men under the age of 49?” This is the question we asked our class of paramedics receiving their mental health training the other day… Get Mental Health Training A number of good … Continue reading

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Thriving at work: part 1

“Mom always tells me to celebrate everyone’s uniqueness. I like the way that sounds” – Hilary Duff The excellent ‘Thriving at work’ Stevenson / Farmer review of mental health and employers, commissioned by the prime minister, made the headlines when … Continue reading

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A cruel irony

“Do not make important what you can measure, measure what is important” The CQC are officially part of the drive that causes the outcome they are not going to measure – read on! Get Mental Health Training The CQC have … Continue reading

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Wimbledon without rain

“Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you are a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player”  Bill Gates Get Mental Health Training Can you imagine a Wimbledon without strawberries & cream, the tournament without … Continue reading

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Theory & truth in the labyrinth

Earlier this year in Marrakech I was hunted down through a labyrinth of streets by a trader Continue reading

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By their fruits

“The real test of a leader lies not in the personality or behaviour of the leader, but in the performance of the groups they lead. By their fruits we will know them”    Rosemary Stewart Get Mental Health Training  

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Glue v/s solvent

Coaching; some clients need glue while others need solvent…. Thinking about that issue that keeps getting in your way (you know, the one that seems stubbornly elusive & hard to pin down). If you were one day brave enough to consciously … Continue reading

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