22 Nov 2023

    The best way to learn to overcome stage fright is to know how it works!   When you get stage fright before you speak publicly, it comes from this fear of reputation. It is a primal feeling that stems from the fight-or-flight response. In reality, it is only a speech, but your brain believes predators are watching. Your body is preparing to fight to deat...

02 Feb 2021

As we move into a new month and further into the new year it so important to maintain a realistic and structured routine (where possible). As the lines between work and home become blurred, we have compiled our top tips to ensuring you stay positive during this time. Structure your day We are creatures of habit – breaking the day up into manageable chunks enables us to focus. Struc...

12 Jan 2021

Much like in dating, ghosting in the recruitment world involves candidates being left hanging by hiring managers after the application process. The term ‘Ghosting’ does not apply to roles that you have sent your CV in for and not heard back, sadly this is a common scenario and it tends to be that the Recruiter/ Hiring Manager has been overwhelmed with advert response. ‘Ghosting’ appli...

20 Oct 2020

Are you sure you’re not just procrastinating? We all do it. Some more artfully than others. We can be aware of when we’re doing it and most of the time it relates to something so trivial it doesn’t really matter. There are many things that can simply wait until we are in a better frame of mind to do them. Sometimes we’d like to procrastinate longer but we’ve simply run out of time. Th...

21 Apr 2020

In times of crisis it serves best to not only count our blessings but also dig deep and look for the opportunities a challenging circumstance presents.  All of us are facing, in different ways, changes and challenges to our normal. Here is a tick list of some points to remember when making the most of lockdown: Network building Reconnect with your network – remind people you...

22 Nov 2018

On 26th Sept 2018, MMS and 18-07 ran their first open workshop. To date, we have run these in a closed environment for specific businesses and people. This was a new step forward and one we wanted to prove. Tickets were sold out with over 80 people turning up. It was themed “The Power of Now Journey” and an introduction talk as to why and how we need to look after ourselves bet...

26 Oct 2018

A different way of thinking about and coping with stress. In the TED Talk below, Kelly McGonical highlights some interesting points: Realising your heart pounding is your body getting ready for action and the next challenge lessens the effects of stress. "What we know for certain is that chasing meaning is better for your health than trying to avoid discomfort". There are l...