Do you have an old story that you are tired of telling? I did. I spent years believing that I didn’t really have choices; I had to do what other people expected; I wasn’t confident; I wasn’t clever; I wasn’t popular; I couldn’t maintain a healthy weight; no-one loved me; I didn’t have enough money to do what I wanted…. Telling this story became so routine that I stopped noticing it was a story. I believed it was fact and that it was just how it was; it was me; and would always be so. What I didn’t know was […] Read more
It’s a strange but true fact that if you put one crab in a bucket it can claw its way up the side and escape. However, if you have a number of crabs in the bucket they will work together to stop any crabs escaping by pulling them back down.
It became clear, even after the introductory session, that Mandy is some sort of wizard in helping you draw out the key issues. She does it in such a way that you don’t even realise she (and you) are doing it.
Do you have a truly diverse team? One of the key priorities in business in 2021 is to improve diversity at all levels in organisations. To me, diversity is about recognising and celebrating that we are all different. It is about making it okay to be different.