In an interview with Executive coach Jenny McKay, Peoplemax explores the consequences of employees’ thoughts about themselves on their work colleagues and their power to influence, and how this can lead to their success or failure.Read More
There’s good news … and some not so good news for “mid-lifer” and later stage careers. The upside is that new and innovative mid-career and later-life pathways are emerging as organisations grow horizontally through alliances and partnerships. On the other hand, the effective integration of these partnerships is a critical need that managers more accustomed to vertical career progression are sometimes not so comfortable meeting. More experienced “mid-lifers” have or can quickly develop the necessary horizontal leadership skill sets. The question is: what does it take to navigate the snakes and ladders of later-stage careers?Read More
What is self-doubt? Let me explain with an illustration. It’s one of those days when self-doubt feeders are having a field day. You’ve just walked out of your morning management meeting and you’re no longer feeling 10 feet tall. That encounter you had over the week’s figures with Julie has left you feeling severely diminished and not because the figures were bad.
You went into the meeting on a high but the exchange has left you wondering whether you’re really up to the job. And that’s not something you’ve felt since you started in the role. You’re enjoying your day less. You’ve lost your flow. Your enthusiasm for getting the report done ahead of deadline is no longer there. Even though you were confident this goal was achievable, you’re just not sure any more.Read More
We first noticed an increased interest in the topic of resilience among Peoplemax clients about three years ago. Since then, it’s continued to grow, to the point where about 18 months ago we rolled out a tailored resilience workshop offering.
But, why have we seen this rapid increased interest in the topic of resilience? And what does it mean?