Let your body decide!

Let your body decide!

Laura Kenny’s decision this week to retire from cycling rather than train for the Paris Olympics, is a great example of listening to what your body is telling you. Laura describes how: “I just kept getting this horrible feeling in my tummy….when I started getting...
Best Practice for Better Working Lives

Best Practice for Better Working Lives

I wrote Motivation: The Ultimate Guide to Leading Your Team to share best practice on how we can create workplaces where people can meet their core needs for freedom, competence and belonging. The importance of this cannot be over-stated: “a prerequisite for a healthy...
Comfort in Grief

Comfort in Grief

Bloggers usually have a plan of the topics they will write about – some plan a year ahead, linking their blogs to regular events, while others plan just a few weeks ahead. I am in the latter category – I usually have some idea of the topics I will cover, but also like...
Why we Need to Go Beyond Maslow

Why we Need to Go Beyond Maslow

Every so often we need to adjust our thinking about a topic. This week an article from McKinsey popped into my inbox. It sets out – with evidence – why we need to go beyond Maslow in our theory and practice of motivation. When I talk to groups of managers about...