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How to Balance your Personal and Professional Development with your Mental Health

Many things can affect your mental health and with the stress of day to day life being talked about, a lot, it is so important to take time out to concentrate on your mental health. So with this in mind, how do you balance your mental health with your personal and professional development?

Interview with Amanda Newton

The overwhelming feeling you get from talking to Amanda is her ability to see the positive in everything and I have no doubt that this is why she has achieved so much since her life changed following a serious accident in 2015. Read her story in our blog post.

Celebrating Inspirational Women in the Workplace

There are a staggering amount of women starting their own businesses today. We want to celebrate some of those inspirational women in the workplace this International Women’s Day and have picked a few of our favourites...

Ensure you have the best incentive for graduates with High Performance Development

​If you’re wanting to employ and retain the best people for the job, there’s no better person than a graduate, fresh out of university, hungry to channel what they’ve learnt at university into the real world. But how do you ensure that they will be right for the job role and more importantly, how do you make them feel valued and stay with you for the long run?

Why 1st January is the worst time of the year to set your New Year’s resolution

If your New Year’s resolutions have already fallen by the wayside then take heart and stop beating yourself up. You are in the majority as depending on the report you read between 81% and 92% of people give up before the end of the month. The odds are against us so why are we making life so hard for ourselves and putting on the pressure to set goals on 1stJanuary when the majority of us are unlikely to achieve and could possibly end up feeling worse about.

MARK ORMROD - No LIMBits

Mark Ormrod, former Royal Marines Commando, HPD consultant and the first British triple amputee from the conflict in Afghanistan intends to tell his full story via a film to be made this year.

New Year, New Challenge.  It’s A State Of Mind…..Do You Have It?

The post-Christmas period can leave many of us feeling down. Back to work blues, an empty social calendar, festive weight gain, miserable weather and a dwindling bank balance can all contribute to a general feeling of melancholy. The sense of having to start a new year again at work, with the dial reset to zero and a mountain to climb over the next 12 months, to achieve budgets and goals, can demoralise even the real optimists among us. 

Build a Successful and Effective Team with High Performance Development.

SUCCESS IN TODAY’S MODERN WORLD IS LIKELY TO BE DEFINED BY OUTSTANDING TEAMS RATHER THAN EXCEPTIONAL INDIVIDUALS. FOLLOW 10 SIMPLE GUIDELINES TO CREATE YOUR WINNING TEAM :

Core components that define a good leader and positive leadership

Many of you who read this article will be aware of the fact that some of the most successful people in history have at some point in their lives been regarded as failures. It is well known for example that Vincent van Gogh was considered a very average painter and only sold one of his own pictures during his lifetime. Microsoft founder, Bill Gate’s first business, Traf-o-data, went bankrupt. Thomas Edison made over 1000 prototypes of the light bulb before one finally worked. Harrison Ford was told early in his career that he lacked any of the qualities that make a movie star. Stephen King and JK Rowling were both rejected numerous times by publishers before becoming hugely successful. So what, I hear you ask……

Managers are looking to build teams, enhance professional training and develop new leaders in the co

Are you ready to be an employee in today's workplace? CEOs are currently concerned about responding to changes in today's work environment – more millennial workers, digital technology and rapid changes in the economy and business, according to the "Global Human Capital Trends 2016" report from Deloitte, which surveyed and interviewed more than 7,000 business and human resources leaders from 100 countries, asking them to assess how important specific talent challenges were to their organizations.

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