Bicycles and Flowers!

The past week of lockdown mainly involved bicycles and flowers.  My youngest daughter has found a passion for cycling.  The more challenging and greater distance the better.  This has resulted in the whole family touring around the Mearns on...

The Cycle of Uncertainty

  For many years I found myself worrying about what might be in my career.  I worried about organisational change, reorganisations, mergers, acquisitions, disposals and delivering a role that had a meaningful impact to the business and the people...

How full is your glass?

My first post of the year mentioned, finding a better balance in 2020 between work and family. I was so delighted with no morning commute.  Little did I know that 2020 would bring this to so many.  Four months...

Paying it Forward!

Mentoring at the University of Aberdeen is a true learning experience. I have had the pleasure of fantastic mentees across a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. My mentees to date have all been international students (Swedish, French,...

Being Present

More Time to Think by Nancy Kline is was a book that really drew my interest into coaching deeper than I would have believed possible. Nancy outlined the importance of being present, removing distractions and really really focusing attention...

The meaning of Zia. 

Growing up in Scotland it was very rare to come across another Zia until an animated television series, ‘The mysterious cities of gold’ was shown when I was in primary school. Having such an unusual name it was intriguing...

Hello world!

Happy New Year! Today is the first day in my career that I’ve not done the early morning commute to an office. Today the pace and purpose is different. Welcome to Zia Savel Ltd. What a way to start...

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