Give yourself a break! - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Give yourself a break!

As we settle in to the new year, most of us have been asking and answering the “how was your break?” question continually for the past couple of weeks. For some, the response is positive: “fantastic, I feel totally refreshed!”. However, in contrast, some find it very difficult to switch off and put the work laptop or phone away during …

The art of survival - is it strategy or tactics? - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

The art of survival – is it strategy or tactics?

You’ve walked in to the office for the first work day of 2018 full of gusto and inspiration from the clarity and perspective you gained over the holiday period. New goals, new ambition, new strategy. This new attitude will give the team the direction they are all needing to be engaged for another year right? Yes…No…Maybe?! More-often-than-not when I go …

Sometimes it’s time to stop with the mentors. - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Sometimes it’s time to stop with the mentors.

We have talked a lot about mentoring this year.  How to find the right mentor, how to be the best mentee.  Mentoring has played a significant role in my career since I started in HR nearly 20 years ago which is why I write about it a lot.  I am a big supporter of both having a mentor and being …