It’s the pantomime season – oh yes it is! That peculiarly British tradition in which everyone looks grotesque, no one is quite what they seem, the audience works as hard as the cast and bad jokes abound. I LOVE it, and this year I’m thoroughly enjoying being in our local production of Puss in Boots. […]
In case you hadn’t noticed, Christmas is thundering into view at some pace! Whether you celebrate it or not, Christmas has a habit of generating plenty of extra activity, be that fun stuff like mince pies with the neighbours, or less lovely concerns around trying to juggle the budget. I was talking to a friend […]
We are pleased to announce that The Springboard Consultancy is now a proud member of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce.
Right at the beginning of Springboard Workshop One a question we ask participants is this: “What is your greatest achievement?” We get some astonishing responses, and hearing a whole room-full of achievements spoken out loud really makes your heart sing. One of the answers that crops up the most, though, is this: “My children.” (Please […]
Have you read Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller ‘Lean In’ yet? It should (imho) be required reading for everyone, male and female, before they leave school to become the next generation of employees and employers. Certainly it’s a staple of my Springboard resource table. Sandberg is Chief Operating Officer of Facebook and founder of the Lean In […]
As the festivities begin and the cheery Christmas songs play out loud in the stores and cafes, all around is confusion and worry as people try desperately to make tricky choices. What to buy, who to buy for, what to cook/eat/drink, who to invite, which invitations to accept or turn down? It can feel like […]