Lend a Hand Bahamas, a Bahamian nonprofit organization, is delighted to announce a charitable contribution of $100,000 from the Kate and Justin Rose Foundation. This donation will enhance vital food security in the community of Adelaide in Nassau, Bahamas, for the next 10 weeks. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt in The Bahamas. As a result, many companies have had to lay off employees and even close due to a complete decline in tourism.
We live in a world full of distractions – our working lives are full of meetings, phone calls, email and open plan offices; at home, media, notifications and the internet make achieving our goals tricky unless we can fully focus on them.
According to one study, it takes people 23 minutes and 15 seconds on average to refocus after a distraction – that’s a lot of potential lost time that is costing businesses a significant amount of productivity.
It sometimes happens, in the natural ebb and flow of business – volatile economies, changing market demands, unpredictable workforce – that a sales team underperforms. I see it all the time when I’m brought in to consult with and coach the leader of that sales team.
The value of professional development spend can sometimes be invisible or difficult to calculate: it can be a slow moving and challenging process. But with Q4 upon us, many are looking at their development budget.
Many people these days call themselves coaches. Really, all you need is a website and a business card that says executive coach on it. This low barrier to entry makes it difficult for businesses to distinguish between a good coach and the kind of coach and consultant who can become a long-term business partner and deliver true transformation to a leader, team or whole organization.
Sustainability is something of a buzzword these days, but there’s a good reason for that: it has true benefits in many areas of business.
What is it that determines your happiness and health levels as you move through the different phases of your life? What if you could predict the factors that make you happiest and healthiest in life? Aren’t those a few of the questions that you ultimately want the answer in your lifetime?Imagine the decisions and actions you would make when it is 100% possible to develop the best version of yourself.