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3 Reasons Why Humans Hate Change

 3 Reasons Why Humans Hate Change

Change is not an event. It’s a psychological experience.

That’s why it’s so difficult.

In your head change is single action that’s happening to you - you get promoted, lose a team member or move house. Or it’s something you need to make happen - improve your diet, implement a process or get the kids to tidy their rooms. A simple case of taking action. Action = reaction, right? Change done.

Except it’s never that easy is it?

Motivation is an issue. People get angry. We resist. We argue - with others and with ourselves. It’s hard.

Read on to find out why we struggle with change and what to do about it…

Working From Home: It's Great for You and For Business

A company from Singapore conducted a two year study in which half of the staff worked from home for four days a week while the other half came into the office five days a week. The results showed an overall increase in productivity equivalent to approximately one workday. It also revealed that work from home employees tend to stay in their jobs longer and they're happier.

On Patience and Productivity

On Patience and Productivity

My dad has told me that for as long as I can remember. 

Whenever I find myself eager for things to happen, frustrated by delays, anxious that my hopes and dreams will remain just that, I remind myself, 'Life is a long distance event.' 

Patience matters. 

My Business Journey: A Video

My Business Journey: A Video

Last week Danielle Robbins interviewed me for a video interview series that she has put together. She asked me plenty of questions about how I started in business, what I love, what I don't love and where I find my inspiration.

Video feels awkward to me but I know that I enjoy seeing others talk on screen so I figured you might like to see me do the same.  I could be wrong but I'll leave the choice up to you.

4 Tips for DIY Career Success

4 Tips for DIY Career Success

I love my work.  Every moment of it.  Really.  I consider myself very fortunate to be able to do what I enjoy most and to juggle it successfully with the other facets of my life - kids, husband, household, family, friends, volunteer roles and wellbeing. 

It has been a long road to get to this point and the road leads onwards - thankfully. Satisfying careers are a work in progress and from my experience there's a lot of adaptability required, particularly if you want to create a good mix of fulfilling career and happy family.