Health & Wellbeing

The Fundamentals of Building Resilience

By - January 25, 2023

Resilience is about taking a cold hard look at our expectations, explains Jason Liem
Health & Wellbeing

Active Awareness: The Essence of Resilience

By - March 25, 2022

Active awareness implies we are the author of our experiences, explains Jason Liem
Career Development

Pivoting and Resilience: What I’ve Learned Over 30 Years

By - March 23, 2021

Joan Burge shares the tools and advice that have helped her build resilience and learn how to pivot
Health & Wellbeing

Boost Your Mental Health

By - January 25, 2021

Dr Lynda Shaw share her top tips to boost your mental health this year
Opinion

When the Going Gets Tough

By - November 25, 2020

Shelagh Donnelly offers her perspective on actions you can take when the going gets tough
Health & Wellbeing

Boosting Your Resilience and Adaptability

By - September 25, 2020

Sarah Lewis explains how to boost your resilience and adaptability in difficult times
Health & Wellbeing

Boosting Your Golden Bucket of Resilience

By - July 25, 2020

A full bucket of resilience helps you to stay calm under pressure and maintain a positive outlook explains Lauren Parsons
Health & Wellbeing

Resilience Beats Stress and Uncertainty

By - September 25, 2019

We all have the ability to improve and build positive mental habits to increase resilience explains Carole Spiers
Health & Wellbeing

Stress and Your Lifestyle

By - March 25, 2019

Stress can be avoided by strengthening resilience says Carole Spiers
Personal Development

Overcoming Setbacks

By - September 25, 2018

Acceptance is the key to resilience says Graham Price Setbacks are a normal part of life.  We generally prefer not to experience them, so when we inevitably do, it’s useful to have some tools to help deal with them. Many years ago, I experienced a major setback though luckily it lasted only a short time.... Read more »
Personal Development

Getting Comfortable with Failure

By - July 27, 2017

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails toward success – C.S. Lewis As a leader, chances are, you’ve had a run-in or two with failure. If not, be patient. I say that not to be pessimistic or to discourage you. I say that to challenge and prepare you for... Read more »
Personal Development

Resilience – not just for Super-Humans

By - November 25, 2016

Dinah Liversidge explains how we are all capable of resilience provided we set ourselves up to succeed It is often said that we all love the “underdog”; the athlete taking part who nobody expects to finish the race, or the Assistant who applies for the job that’s “out of your league” and gets it, despite... Read more »
Communication

Good boss or bad boss?

By - May 25, 2015

Some of us have the privilege of working for a good boss, even a great boss. And then some of us end up working for the bad boss, the boss from hell, the Cruella de Vil of bosses. Either way good or bad boss, we still have to perform our PA duties. Over the years... Read more »
Personal Development

Resilience: A Must-Have Skill

By - January 25, 2015

Joan Burge looks at what it means to be a resilient Assistant.