Did you know that a mere 16% of employees in Ireland are actively engaged in their work? Gallup, a performance management company who published the report on the State of the Global Workplace found that 64% of employees in Ireland are not engaged in their work and the remaining 20% are actively disengaged.Read More
My physio told me that my patterns of movement are impeding my training and therefore my progress. In other words, my patterns of movement are linked to my running technique, which is linked to the problems that I'm having with my knees. All of the stretching in world won’t make a difference as long as my patterns of movement are still inadequate.
So why am I writing about this? The reason is this: I couldn't help but draw a parallel between the patterns of movement that we do with our bodies and the patterns of thoughts/emotions that we have in our minds.Read More
If you read my blog on a regular basis you'll know by now that I'm a fan of many TED Talks and enjoy the ideas that are put forward there. Here is one of my favourite videos and a graphic below summarising the four main ideas that Shawn Achor highlighted. These are useful ideas for the workplace but also for general day-to-day life. I've used them myself and think they're awesome because they're so simplistic and yet effective.Read More
Check out these must-watch TED Talks. I really love these and hope you have a chance to check them out! Some great ideas packed in there from some of the best speakers in the world.Read More
"Working hard for something we don't care about is called stress,
working hard for something we love is called passion" - Simon SinekRead More
Someone might say that they want to be rich or to be a millionaire and I’d like to challenge that in this post. Maybe they have already started and they are on their way. But when someone says it and they seem to do nothing about it, I wonder whether they want it so much. Are they working at a job where that’s possible? Or are they developing the skills and the abilities to make that a possibility in the future? If so, great! If not, why not? Maybe we don’t really want it so much…Read More