‘Walking your why’ – pondering core values and wild swimming

Many of us don’t spend time considering our values.  We don’t always understand what’s most important to us.  Instead, we focus on what our society, culture, and media values.  Yet our core values provide the compass that keeps us moving in the right direction and crucially being comfortable with that direction.  Do you have a clear …

Exploring emotional intelligence – When smart is dumb

Emotional intelligence has been generating interest since Daniel Goleman first released his book Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ, back in 1995.  It is a concept that has gained more and more popularity in recent years and is now largely considered as far more important when predicting future work performance than IQ. …