Life Beyond The Comfort Zone

Life Beyond The Comfort Zone

Imagine spending thousands of pounds to build a beautiful boat and then mooring it in a harbour and never taking it out into open water. Pointless right? Now imagine the investment of time, effort and achievement that has gone into making you the person that you are today.  Are you maximising that?  Are you setting sail into open water?  Or are you dwelling in the safety of your comfort zone?

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Who are we? How much do we know about ourselves? How do we find out more?

Our company, 110%, exists to help people answer these questions. Our Personal Accelerators are Emotional Intelligence experts who act like mirrors, reflecting people back on themselves and helping them see themselves in new lights. We empower people to grow and change through the application of this new knowledge into every aspect of their lives. Learning about people is our bread and butter; but we aren’t alone in this.

Secret Abuse: Our Own Cruel Voices

Secret Abuse: Our Own Cruel Voices

This is an article for those, which is most of us at one time or other (however secretly), who have experienced that unkindly companion; questioning your achievements and decisions, criticising your face, your hair, that joke you told last night at dinner, that meeting where you didn't speak up enough, not fitting in exercise before work...

The hardest part? No one can hear what’s going on and say, ‘hold on, that’s not fair, you did a great job today.’

The Psychology Of Choice

The Psychology Of Choice

Many of us find it hard to make decisions, have we made the right one? Are we wasting our potential? So, with all the choices we have to make today; can we find a way to make better ones? Is there a sweet spot between having no choice, having some choice, and having too much? Is there a reason I chose to write about choice? Let's find out...

What's Up Doc?

What's Up Doc?

Care is starting to be delivered using targeted treatment strategies rather than a ‘one size fits all’ approach. This is the era of Precision Medicine, where medicine is predictive, preventive, personalized and participatory. The idea is, when diagnosing an individual, is to focus on wellness and not just disease. The driving force behind this is Artificial Intelligence, or AI. 

A Little Acknowledgement Goes A Long Way

A Little Acknowledgement Goes A Long Way

Think back when you were a junior staffer and you worked on a presentation, project or proposal only to have it dismissed out of hand or subtly ignored. If this has ever happened to you, you’ll know it’s a real motivation killer. Good leaders know the importance of valuing contributions and how it can create a culture of achievement and motivation in the people we manage

Why A.I. Is The Next Big Thing?

Why A.I. Is The Next Big Thing?

In 2017, up steps AI as the next great breakthrough that will impact every aspect of our lives. There is a plethora of reports on the explosive potential and growth of AI. One such prediction from Accenture predicts that AI could double annual economic growth rates in 2035 by changing the nature of work and creating a new relationship between man and machine.

Venting: Releasing Emotion

Venting: Releasing Emotion

It is not uncommon for us to bottle up our emotions at work, however, we can’t keep our emotions in forever. There are advantages and disadvantages to venting. Assuming it’s purpose is to relieve pressure, then I am a fan. If, however, venting becomes a constant state, then it’s not likely to be creating a constructive dynamic.

Relating To Power

Relating To Power

Power is a fundamental challenge any new manager will face. They have been promoted internally and one or more colleagues were passed over for the same role. They have shifted from being a member of the team to being their designated leader.

Leading Through Change

Leading Through Change

The world of business is one dominated by changes: restructures lead to reshuffles coming from redeployment to redevelopment; stocks fall and stakeholders wax and wane; the market is disrupted and then the CEO leaves in a hurry and you’re all the headless snake not knowing which way to turn.