International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons

On the 1st October 2013, it is the International Day of Older Persons and the theme for this year is “The future we want: what older persons are saying.” There will be lots of activities happening around this date, by organisations dedicated to supporting the issues for older workers. However, in business we could use this day to consider the impact of age diversity in our own...

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European Day of Solidarity between Generations

European Day of Solidarity between Generations

Today (29thApril) is European Day of Solidarity between Generations. This day is raising awareness about the demographic shift in our society. Why is this day relevant and important? The main aim of this day is to raise the issue that we should all be dealing with our ageing workforce and society and we should all be thinking about age diversity. This blog will aim to cover some of the reasons...

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Networking – 10 tips to improve your networking skills

Networking – 10 tips to improve your networking skills

Networking is becoming even more critical in our working life. Some of the reason’s are as follow’s As companies become flatter and less hierarchical we are expected to work with colleagues in all areas of the business to assist with our projects As knowledge workers we work on more complex projects and tasks. We are not all expected to know the full solutions, but we are expected to be...

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Habits vs Goals

Habits vs Goals

As a business psychologist, I do a lot of work with clients who talk about their goals, and they normally include statements similar to the following I want to be the CEO of my company I want a better work life balance I want to set up a successful business I want to be a confident networker All these goals are perfectly valid and are strong goals to strive for…. However… I have a bit of an...

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Time to Create

Time to Create

I read this blog recently and I thought it contained some very timely and good advice… I also shared it with a few others who are business owners and got the same positive feedback from it. When a person sets up a new business or venture, there can be a lot of time spent on research, networking, meeting people, developing websites, social media strategy etc. These are all worthwhile and...

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Careering towards a better life

Careering towards a better life

‘Careering towards a better life’  Article on portfolio careers from the Sunday Business Post. Full article here. This article is based on a main area of my research and one that I passionately work in helping people achieve . I believe that alternative ways of working will continue to grow in demand, for a number of reasons. One demographic that are currently looking at...

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Generational Diversity Talk

Generational Diversity Talk

How to manage the new challenge of generational diversity – The Do’s and Don’ts! Clare will be speaking on the topic of Generational Diversity at the next Harvest Breakfast Briefing on the 20th Feb 2013. See link for more details. If you would like to attend to learn more about working with Gen Y, Gen X and Baby Boomers then please contact...

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Women in Banking and Finance

Women in Banking and Finance

I spoke at a breakfast briefing for Women in Banking and Finance on the 24th January. Topic is ‘Emotional Intelligence – Positive Changes for 2013’. For more information click here A copy of the slides from the day are available Women in Banking and Finance Presentation on Emotional Intelligence from clareconsulting...

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