Dementia: Talking About Our Experience

Dementia: Still a Taboo?  In a departure from the regular work-focused content, this conversation takes us into the domain of caring for elderly relatives, especially those with dementia or limiting mental health conditions. Listen in below as I talk to my...

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‘Success’ Doesn’t Look Like This

After a talk I gave last week, one of the participants came up to me - Adam, a few years out of university, on the leadership track in a large public sector organisation. "Cathy," he said, "I'm really interested in what you said about success. It sounds totally...

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This One’s Above Our Pay Grade

It's surprising to me how much time I (and most people I know) spend running future scenarios through our mind. And why? Well maybe there's an evolutionary response about being watchful for danger, but in the world most of us live in, it's simply exhausting and...

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My iPhone, the Weather and Controlling Results

A couple of times this week the subject of creating results has come up in client conversations. (which you'd expect when people are trying to do things in the world!) The specific conversations have been around the relationship between what we do and what actually...

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