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...

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...

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...

Acceleration in home working.

Throughout my career I have had fabulous leaders who have encouraged home working which offered flexibility and trust in roles that were primarily office based.  I recall when a new employee joined my team and asked if she could...

Daffodils Mondays

Daffodils Mondays is a place to come to think, to consider new ideas and reflect. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the blog posts, so please get in touch. Daffodils Mondays is an aspiration to think about Mondays...

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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