You know this!

Have you ever said to yourself, ‘I know this, what has led me to do this?’ I had that moment in Greece this summer.  It was the end of the evening and I was cleaning up the patio before bed....

Where does your work take you?

The inspiration for this blog comes as I plan ahead to an event at Edinburgh Zoo! I am excited to work with the new client and to hold the event at Edinburgh Zoo conference facilities.  As I was feeling the...

Reconnecting

After 3 years of not seeing our family and friends in Slovakia, we have just returned from two wonderful weeks of reconnecting.  It was like we saw each other yesterday, we picked up at pace in deep conversation and instantly...

Achieving Balance on the North Coast 500

What a delight!  Scotland in the sunshine, on the North Coast 500 this weekend.  If it is on your bucket list – go! Do you recognise that rush of getting ready to take a break? I have always had a...

Things I used to believe!

I work better under pressure!  I really believed this. When working on my first dissertation I was still writing the night before the deadline. I also had a bubble jet printer which took hours to print. I now wonder what...

Chasing Chickens!

Have you ever chased something round and round in your mind? It could be work, relationships, health, the noise of the wind on the roof or anything that get stuck in our minds. I have many examples personally and from...

When did you really take a break last?

I have had several holidays since I started Zia Savel Ltd, but all were interlaced with a lockdown or home-schooling looming.  Today is the first day back to work from the Easter School holidays and wow did we have a...

Listen Up!

Coaches talk about listening to listen, rather than listening to respond or comment.  Listening usually means paying attention to someone speaking, following the conversation and taking in what is being said.  Listening takes concentration, effort and skill. When you are...

The Power of Silence

What does silence do for you? I find when I am in my office alone, I put on music to fill the silence.  I sometimes find myself singing along and turning the music up little by little.  I hadn’t really...

Thinking Strategically!

Do you ever look back at strategy from past years and celebrate what has been achieved? I always think about strategy as a future focus, but recently I found a strategy I created in 2018. I was amazed and elated...

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