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Teamwork: What is a TRIBE and how to STRENGTHEN it!

What is a Tribe?

 

A tribe is a large family or another group that someone belongs to, however it is wider than you might think, as it’s also about how your build and manage the relationships within this unit.

 

Our ability to build and retain strong social ties is a fundamental part of our wellbeing.

 

According to […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Purpose and Meaning|0 Comments

Mindfulness: What is HEADSPACE and how can we CONTROL it?

What is Headspace?

 

The dictionary describes Headspace as a person’s state of mind or mindset, however, we at Yellow Brick Road define it as;

“The ability to enable and understand how to control our thoughts and feelings to affect their impact on either ourselves or others.” 

 

Why is Headspace so important?

 

Despite technologic advances making our life […]

Resilience in Business – MEASURING your GRIT for IMPROVEMENT

What is Grit or Resilience?

 Angela Lee Duckworth describes Grit as; “passion and perseverance for very long-term goals.  Grit is having stamina.  Grit is sticking with your future, day in, day out, not just for the week, not just for the month, but for years, and working really hard to make that future a reality. […]

MAKING A STAND – Ironman in the Office for Ian Hacon

Today on “On Your Feet Britain day” (See below), Ian Hacon, CEO and Founder of Yellow Brick Road, has pledged to MAKE A STAND by conducting an in-work fundraiser in the form of an Ironman (consisting of a 2.4-mile (3,900m) swim, a 112-mile (180 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.2-mile (42 km) run), all […]

By |April 27th, 2017|Purpose and Meaning|0 Comments

Purpose – Do you REALLY know what your PURPOSE is?

Have your ever asked yourself “Why do I exist?”  It is an extremely important question to ask ourselves as we go through life, in order to determine our purpose, and to evaluate our actions towards this.

                               

Why is personal purpose important?

 

Gandhi’s famous quote “Be the change you want to see in the world” epitomised the […]

By |April 20th, 2017|Purpose and Meaning|0 Comments

Sleeping Better – The Harmful Impact that LACK OF SLEEP has on our Health and Wellbeing

Do you feel you get enough sleep?

Are you constantly tired?

Do you lack energy to complete your daily tasks?

 

How Much do we Need?

 

According to the US National Sleep Foundation, working age adults need 7-9 hours sleep a night, however according to The Sleep council’s 2013 report, 40% of Brits get 6 hours or less sleep […]

Exercise: I Didn’t Realise How Lonely I Was

Running on your own, is like having sex on your own, it’s not quite the same is it?

 

OK, to some people, I’m one of those annoying fitness enthusiasts, and I turned up at the a ‘Lead Well’ leadership, health and wellbeing course run by the company I work with, Yellow Brick Road, thinking I’d […]

Eating Well: Why eating MORE GOOD STUFF and LESS BAD STUFF helps us perform well at work

Do you ever stop to think what you are eating and how this effects your performance at work?

 

Have you considered that what you fuel your body with has a direct effect on your ability to carry out your daily work-related tasks?

 

The understanding of and being physically fit enough to face life’s challenges, have the […]

Time Management – Why doing what’s IMPORTANT is better than what’s URGENT

Are you struggling with time management, and to fit all of your work-related tasks into your working day?
 
Are you finding yourself regularly taking work home from the office, and even working evenings and weekends to try and catch up?
 

With changing technology and the pressure to compete and succeed (especially in leadership, management, and higher […]

How to become a more organised entrepreneur

Do you ever feel that you are overloaded with work?  Don’t know how to go about reducing that big pile of stuff; which has been building up for days, weeks, or even months?  Want to become more organised? 

Top 10 Tips

Maybe it’s about time that you conquered that ‘Mount Everest’ of tasks and paperwork with […]

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