Conscious Leadership and Teams

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 […]

Do you lead well?

If you want to lead well, ask yourself these questions;

Am I the best leader I can be?
Am I behaving like the best leader I can be?
Am I enabling myself to behave like be the best leader I can be?

The three questions are clearly linked, we cannot be the best if we […]

Knowing When to Scale – 2 became 5

At Yellow Brick Road, we’ve just grown from “2 of us” to “5 of us”, and we’re not stopping there, it’s just the start of our scaling phase. We have just reached that point that Geoffrey Moore describes a “crossing the chasm”. For the first year and bit of Yellow Brick Road’s life, it […]

How I ended up on the Yellow Brick Road by Stuart Sayer

Having joined forces with wellbeing expert Ian Hacon I’m delighted to write a ‘Mindset’ blog for inclusion in the Yellow Brick Road newsletter and blog.

I’ve specialised in the provision of sales management, mindset training, and leadership coaching for many years and I’m happy to share a few thoughts and experiences from my own journey […]

The Man Who Wore Red Shoes

A fable with a strong link to a Christmas Classic!
Dorian Gale was a CEO who was taken in by two brothers, Emerson (Em for short) and Henry to lead their family company Kansas Farms, in Norfolk in the 00’s. Em and Henry had inherited the original farm from their father, Clive. All those years […]

Productivity – What Philip Hammond missed in the Autumn Statement

Well, I was initially delighted to hear about Philip Hammond’s announcement of a £23bn investment in “Productivity” in today’s Autumn Statement.
The Detail
I rushed home to look at the detail, only to be disappointed that it was mostly on infrastructure. It is also over 5 years, with only £2.3bn next year, rising to £7bn in […]

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