How ready are you?

To go back to the office, to take time out on parental leave, to take on a new job, take a career change or retire? I spend a lot of my day talking about exactly this, from the perspective...

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...

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...

Daffodils Mondays – Hope

A couple of years ago, I was at the kitchen table and noticed the daffodils eek through the grass.  It made me think about the hope that begins with seeing the daffodils come through the ground.  The rise of...

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...

Changing Seasons

As we enter Autumn in the UK, I notice the environment changing. the farmers where I live have been persistently busy through harvest, to planting new crops for the Spring. The colours have changes from bright greens of hay...

Peace and Tranquillity

How clearly can you think when there is space with no distractions?  The clarity of thought that is possible by removing all distractions and being fully focusing on what is important for you can drive incredible thoughts and actions....

Six Months into 2020

In June 2020 Zia Savel Ltd celebrates the first six months in business.  I know each year gets faster, but 2020 has been the fastest year so far, so what has been achieved? In my first post of 2020...

Dress Up Friday!

Throughout my career I have longed for Fridays to wear my jeans and be really comfortable at work. I always loved that Friday feeling and made a point of going out for lunch on a Friday. At times Friday...

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...

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