Two selfish reasons to forgive.

Many people have difficulty forgiving others but it really is a skill you should cultivate. And not for other people. Do it for yourself. Forgiving is often seen as a gift or favour to the other person rather than to the forgiver themselves but in my opinion this is not the case. If you don’t […]

Learn to defend yourself.

There is quite a lot of evidence to suggest that the greater the power imbalance in any organisation, group or country, the more abuse takes place. If abusive behaviour is not challenged then it continues. Needless to say, in a company, this abusive behaviour takes a heavy toll on productivity. People get demotivated, they spend […]

“In the event of a loss in cabin pressure . . . ”

You have all heard it when flying: “In case there is a loss in cabin pressure, yellow oxygen masks will deploy from the ceiling compartment located above you. Please secure your own mask before assisting others around you”. Securing your own oxygen supply first before helping others might seem selfish but it really isn’t. Think […]