Today’s National Unfriend Day may sound like a gimmick, but it brings to the fore real issues about self-esteem, says Julian Hall, founder of Derby-based Calm People – a company running emotional resilience courses to help improve workplace relationships. So let’s use the day to pare back social media contacts who just bring us down, and we’ll all be a lot happier for it.
Stress is key for our survival. It is the vital warning system that helps us respond to perceived threats.
Britain is basking in post Olympic games glory. The best medal haul for 108 years and tables are being produced showing our world standing for medals per head of population, millions invested or even as a factor of our GDP.
In the next in this series of articles prompted by the referendum result and our reactions to it, I urge us to acknowledge our fear based feelings in decision making and then to go ahead and make a decision anyway
My earlier article (The Referendum Result – What’s your drug….. fear…. anger….. smugness?) drew plenty of comment. Some supportive of the point of view I made and others quite clearly still stuck in the conflict and a few obviously trying to perpetuate the conflict. Perhaps if they continue to argue they will change the result or reinforce it.
What the EU Referendum result means for the UK only time will really tell. What is clear to me is that we have been given choice, of which, 73% of the voting population went out and cast their vote. In doing so 52% have chosen for us to leave the European Union.
As Calm People’s clients have grown both in number and in size we are increasingly in discussions with, and considering the implications of, large scale delivery of projects.
BM Columnist Julian Hall takes an irreverent look at human behaviours under stress and explains why, in reality, it’s no joke.
Calm People Director Julian Hall challenges business leaders to take responsibility for their happiness and not expect that a successful business is all it takes.
I have been developing a new collaborative project in the last 6 months. During the research and development stage this project caused me to examine leadership. In particular it caused me to consider what qualities an emotionally intelligent leader will have and will demonstrate. In this article I will share a few of them.