The importance of tone: Leadership
In your role as leader or manager, you will often find yourself in situations where you have to perform well even when you are not at your best.
Trusting your team: Leadership series
When you lead others, you will find that they will rise and fall to the expectations you set for them. If you trust your team and act to be worthy of their trust, they will strive to be worthy of your trust.
You can’t always get into the head of another person. Even if this were possible, understanding what motivates another person can be so complex that even that person is unaware of her or his motivations.
Stress management - Part 1
The term “stress”, as it is currently used was coined by Hans Selye in 1936, who defined it as “the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change”.
Vicarious trauma impacts those in helping professions
Vicarious trauma impacts those in HELPING Professions (Educators, Mental Health workers, Doctors, Nurses, Cashiers, etc. and Empaths)!
My hypothesis is that Lagos traffic can induce trauma. I drove to Ibadan for training during the day but decided to sleep over in order to avoid bottleneck traffic.
Leading and managing organisational change
Every change begins with a leadership decision. Making the decision to institute changes is not always easy. Being prepared, planning well, and being surrounded by a good team will make that decision a lot easier.
Creating workplace happiness - Part 2
Happiness at work can be cultivated. Even if we work well independently, it is important to take time to relate to others in the workplace. Building work relationships helps us feel less isolated and creates a support network.