If we're not pushed hard enough, we're unlikely to step out of our comfort zone; but if we're pushed too hard, we start to panic and feel overwhelmed. Instead, we need to aim for the "sweet spot" that is the Learning Zone.
As the world chimes in another new year and the holiday decorations head back to the attic, I like to take a moment to reflect on the past year. What have I achieved, and what lessons have I learned along the way?
"So, how much are you on now then?" The question took me by surprise. I'd never really discussed my salary before, and certainly not at work, surrounded by all my colleagues...
When COVID-19 hit in March 2020 hit, everything changed. Organizations had no choice but to move great swathes of business activities to the comfort of their people's own homes.
"One of the main factors in separating work from home is making sure you have a dedicated workspace."
Looking for a book to read this summer? We round up the best fiction, nonfiction and business holiday reads
""People would be more focused and strategic during their working week, to make sure that they got everything done to a high standard, in less time." - Jonathan Hancock
Many of us are scrutinizing our habits to try to live more ethically, and it isn't just our personal lives that are being evaluated under an ethical microscope – it's our working lives too. So, do you work for an ethical business?
For this year's World Book Day we asked our followers: which books have shaped your career? Discover their answers and an amazing selection of great reads
However, as I've learned over the past two years, some things are out of our control. If I keep these goals in mind, I know that I'll do my best to get them done - and have some fun along the way!