When Life Hits the Reset Button

At a rate of knots, COVID-19 is introducing us to new ways of thinking and being. As a society, we were prepared for neither the journey nor the rapid rate at which we are being required to adapt, as we continue along a path that we didn’t choose to be on.

We are now seeing countries being forced to make ethical and moral choices that many of us never expected to see on such a large scale.

Requests at Work

I have previously been offered an interpretation that a large number of offers being made in an organisation suggests a healthy, functioning organisation. In my mind, this makes sense. People make offers to assist someone else in taking care of something, and I think that people are less inclined to want to help others if their own needs are not being met or are at risk of not being met.

Moods and Emotions in the Workplace

Recently, I have been reflecting on moods and emotions in the workplace. It has been interesting to view the conversations and interactions at work from a place of curiosity about the moods from which people may be operating, and I feel as though doing so has significantly helped my learning and growth.

What has occurred to me is that humans are often quick to judge the behaviours of other humans.

Extraordinary Leadership

When we think of great leadership, we tend to think of qualities such as compassion, flexibility, understanding, honesty, trustworthiness, fairness, respect, integrity, trust in others, strength, and so the list goes on. But is great leadership really about possessing all of these qualities? Can one person be all of the above? What makes an extraordinary leader?