Well that meeting was a waste of time!

  • October 8th, 2018
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  • Piers Carter

Ever said this or heard someone else saying this? I have. And if so, it was your fault. Well, when I say it was your fault, I am being intentionally provocative but somewhere in the mix, if you were in the room you were part of the problem and so too can you be part […]

Is it a PROBLEM or an EVENT?

  • October 3rd, 2018
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  • Piers Carter

Are we harming ourselves by the way we react to daily events? I used to work as a civil servant many years ago and there seemed to be so many problems. I’d walk into the office and a colleague would rush up to me and say “there’s a problem! Tony has phoned in sick and […]

You can’t be angry and grateful at the same time …

I have recently become a keen journal writer, not the Adrian Mole kind or the teenage angst stuff. What I mean is using a journal to process thoughts and make changes. To defragment my busy brain, to allow the dust and chaos of the day to settle more easily. There are many ways to use […]

The Problem with Small Talk …

“I am fine with technical, important conversations I just can’t do small talk” This sentence was said by one of my clients today. I was struck by his tone and the almost disparaging way he phrased ‘small talk’. He made it sound small, unimportant, insignificant and almost irrelevant. There in lies the problem. If he […]