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Chris Burton

May 13, 2021

Part 1: Resilience – the term everyone’s talking about

After the unprecedented challenges of the last year, there are many things we will have all learnt about ourselves.  From better understanding your tolerance for working alone at home, experimenting with how to better manage your work/life balance or even how to incorporate more personal health and wellness into your life, we had a unique opportunity to try things at a different pace and in a different way. The global health pandemic had been a once in a lifetime event that has touched us all in some form.  Both the […]
April 27, 2021

Stress Management

Why listening to your signals is key to dealing with stress Stress.  It’s not ‘woke’ or one we can blame on the millennials. It’s not about being weak, or soft, or out of control. It’s definitely not something we need to be embarrassed or ashamed of. Stress is, however, hard to define as it can manifest in many different ways, often as an emotion or strong feeling.  There’s also a debate amongst healthcare professionals as to whether it is the cause of problems or the result of them.  This ambiguity […]
April 11, 2021

Productivity and effectiveness: technology and techniques

In our March blog we reflected on the reality of working from home and the impact this has on our ability to be as effective as possible.  In the 24/7 switched on world we live in, it can quickly become overwhelming to start each day without a clear idea of what you need to be on top of. And it’s equally as deflating to end it feeling like you haven’t achieved what you needed to. Once you’ve mastered how to look more critically at what’s important to deliver each day, […]
March 3, 2021

Productivity and personal effectiveness – making the most of working from home

Just a couple of years ago, it was unimaginable to think that the majority of UK workers would no longer be commuting into an office but instead, working entirely from home.  It’s a shift that should have taken years, but in the context of a global health pandemic and country-specific lockdowns, we’ve done it – we’ve fundamentally changed the way we work. Working from home brings with it many benefits, not least the time we gain through not commuting.  There’s also the flexibility on offer, especially as we navigate through […]