Sharing some criticism – part 2

Sharing some criticism – part 2

Some of you may have read my previous article on “sharing some criticism” in which I was the recipient of the criticism.  Today I want to share a recent experience where I was the deliverer of the criticism – an experience in which the receiver has seemingly been...
Winning against all odds – a story of inspiration

Winning against all odds – a story of inspiration

In 1998 I started assessing people who, as a result of a medical condition (illness or injury), have become incapacitated to some extent.  These medical conditions have ranged from what could be considered relatively minor ailments such as bunions and dislocated...
Sharing some criticism

Sharing some criticism

I facilitate a workshop titled Remote Communication Epic Fails, which is designed to not only be informative, but to be fun and team building as well.  The response to date has been amazing, however I recently received some negative feedback that made me think and has...
“Mental Health” versus “Mental Illness”

“Mental Health” versus “Mental Illness”

I have been facilitating a workshop titled Understanding & Managing Mental Illness in the Workplace for the past 3 years and have been asked on a few occasions why I use the term “Mental Illness” when “Mental Health” is so much more positive?  Let me explain....
Reasonable Accommodation requires Empathy

Reasonable Accommodation requires Empathy

  Heya Folks! A recently held workshop on Understanding and Managing Mental Illness in the Workplace raised some interesting topics, two of which I will respond to in today’s video. I firstly explore the relationship between depression and Alzheimer’s, before speaking...