It’s our 21st Birthday! Sarah started Indigo as Sarah Smith Associates in 1997. This October we’ll be celebrating at the Women in Housing Awards where Sarah’s been nominated as Best Consultant by our client Network Homes. We’ll be popping some corks and having a good […]
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In my yoga class today, the teacher suggested that we pay attention to our bodies and do what makes ‘being’ sweeter. He was speaking in the context of relaxing and sinking into our exercises, positioning a block to support a knee, perhaps placing a bolster […]
The year is only 6 weeks in and so far I have experienced a couple of minor ailments and a bereavement. With an unusually heavy workload for January it has meant that I have had to draw on deep wells of resilience in order to […]
I was at a conference recently. All was going well. I had been invited to run workshops on ‘Building your Resilience’ and the room was bursting at the seams. The signals that let me know that people were engaged and on track were evident. The […]
Women, prick up your ears. When you stand like Wonder Woman for two minutes (legs slightly apart, arms akimbo, head up, back straight, body balanced) it changes your internal feelings of power and control. Your testosterone levels increase and your cortisol decreases helping you feel more able and more […]
I was struck just before Christmas with how easy it is for managers to fall into the trap of giving negative feedback. I asked a group of managers to split into groups and carry out some tasks. One person in the group was assigned to lead and […]
Coaches who would like to join our International Coaching Federation tele-class “Presence, Authenticity and Keeping it Real” on Wednesday 6th November can register here. We would love to have you on the call.