Working from home is tough if you’re not used to it. In 2021, the consequences of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic means that people all over the world are suddenly working from home or stopping altogether and emotions are running high. The positive – more people have started to use video calling and have more time […]
5 ways to say thanks at work
At this years 2018 Talk Staff Mid-Year Conference, we mixed things up and drew attention to a number of key values and personal development. Quickly sketching our hands on a blank piece of paper, we were all tasked with giving a more literal pat on the back, by sticking the sketches to each other’s backs […]
So, I’m gay. What’s new?
Inspired by a story of love, I’m challenging the world to accept being gay as a normal life too.
2017 has been amazing!
I started this blog in 2017, as I knew it was going to be a significant year and having continued to win (inc. lots shortlisted) for some of the most amazing awards in the UK and it’s has been incredible. As always, the support I’ve had from my nearest and dearest family and friends has […]
How to easily unwind business growth
I was recently involved in presenting to a number of Derbyshire’s high growth businesses at Derby County Football Club on Pride Park and explained the successes as well as challenges I have faced over the last 8.5 years. In 2014, the UK Government published a report that shown with just 1% of a boost to […]
Tackling Mental Health in the Workplace
Children In Need 2017 #100HappyDays
Each and every year, at Talk Staff Group, we dedicate one day to raise funds for the inspirational work that is undertaken through organisations funded by Children in Need. This year our people went over and above to raise money, organising a company tombola and raising £100. Well done and thank you to everyone involved! […]
My commitment to people development
Following the win of the ‘Commitment to People Development’ Award for Talk Staff Group, we announced the launch of a new training and development programme – Namely the ‘Talent Academy’. Working alongside my co-directors over the last month, I’ve been incredibly proud of the sheer determination and personal development of each successful person that made […]
Is there such a thing as self-compassion?
If you ask my friends, I would hope they’d describe me as a compassionate person and someone that shows empathy in situations where they need my help and support. Very rarely so we acknowledge that we can be self-compassionate too. MY COMPASSIONATE JOURNEY When I set this website up, I was determined to use it […]
…Now a multi-award winning consultancy group!
Yesterday (Thursday, 9th November 2017), I attended the much anticipated Derbyshire Times Business Awards at the stunning Spanish inspired Casa Hotel in Chester (please visit this place if you’re nearby!). Joined by Talk Staff Group’s Senior Management Team and amazing long serving and much loved clients, it’s events like these that make us realise that […]