How to develop resilience: Tackle the biggest problem first

When the going gets tough, tackle the biggest problem first

When the going gets tough, tackle the biggest problem first

“Where ya goin?” The van driver shouted above the noise of the engine.

He was leaning over from his seat, pushing the passenger door open with his outstretched hand. Standing on the pavement and with my heavy rucksack held over one shoulder I replied.

“Lake District!” The prospect of a lift added eagerness to my voice.

“Get in. But I’m only going to ‘arrogate’…” [Read more…]

Building trust in business is everything

Building trust in business is everything, but how do you do it?

Building trust in business is everything, but how do you do it?

Can you recall a situation where someone trusts you in a risk situation?

In little time a strong bond builds between you both, possibly at remarkable speed. And it’s the same in the workplace… [Read more…]

What to do when demand dries up

What to do when demand dries up?

What to do when demand dries up?

After 5 long hours stood by the roadside that hot summer’s day back in 1988, I was beginning to doubt my chances. Bank Holiday traffic joining the M50 showed no interest in me. Could I get home? Could I even get out of Wales..? [Read more…]