Keep Talking!

Have you ever analysed how much you and your partner talk to each other?  No, neither have I, until this weekend, when I spotted an article about people who divorce after long marriages.  I probably noticed it because it was our 30th Wedding Anniversary on 5th...

Articulating the bleedin’ obvious

Police officers across the UK have been sent an internal missive designed to support their general well being, according to an article in the Sunday Telegraph.  It includes suggestions which as a bystander it is easy to find ridiculous.  They include such gems as (and...

Social Halitosis at work

I was recently running an Emotional Intelligence course in Abu Dhabi; an experience which I found undoubtedly challenging and ultimately highly rewarding.  The challenge lay in adapting to the local cultural norms, particularly with regard to self discipline and...