How do you deal with poor performance as a Nice Boss?

I was talking to a business owner recently. Let’s call her Emma. Emma is lovely, clever, well educated, passionate about her industry, and has successfully founded a thriving business. But she feels miserable 😔 Emma feels that she is being walked all over by her team. An example: she told me about a team member, …

Sometimes You Win, Sometimes you Learn.

When things go wrong, it is really easy to start blaming people and trying to find fault with others… But a shift in how you view problems can make a massive difference to your own and your team’s resilience and ability to pick yourselves up, learn and move forward stronger than ever… This week we …

Every child is an artist; so how do we nurture their creativity?

When I was four years old, I was a fantastic artist. You could ask me to draw anything: real, imaginary, or a mix of the two, and I would just get on with it. I would use anything available that makes marks. Things like: chewed-up biros – in those days they had a death cap …