The Corporate Coach

More and more companies start to see the benefits of hiring coaches for their employees.  Not many years back, very few people were familiar with the term corporate coach or exactly what one did. More familiarity was in terms such as business consultants. Even though these terms are often put in the same category as coaching,…

Moody Monday: Why multitasking might be a bad idea after all

According to Georgetown Professor Cal Newport, the ability to perform continuous deep work during which an individual doesn’t get any distractions, is what makes someone successful. The opposite of deep work, multitasking, might even be detrimental to your career, as studies show multitasking makes you less productive. The importance of being always connected is self-imposed, he says….

The elements of wellbeing (and the difference with wellness)

A lot of people seem to use both words as synonyms, but don’t actually realise that there’s a difference. Wellbeing refers to a more holistic whole-of-life experience, whereas wellness refers just to physical health and fitness. Allan Watkinson, engagement manager of Gallup Consulting, reviewed the results of a major global study into wellbeing, which recorded people’s…