The importance of Good leadership, post COVID-19 by Natalie Joyce (Manager of Entree reception services @ Vacherin)

2020-04-03T20:26:46+00:00

The importance of good Leadership post COVID-19 With the pending reestablishment of workplace environments following the global pandemic, how do we resume our work environments and reengage our teams? How do we return to “business as usual”? Leadership is the key but most importantly effective leadership to ensure inspiration, reassurance and the upmost support, empathy & compassion. The coronavirus pandemic has placed extraordinary demands on leaders in all types of businesses and beyond. COVID-19 has spread fear among employees at all levels. This is a humanitarian fear and that of livelihood. The scale of the outbreak and its unpredictability has made [...]

The importance of Good leadership, post COVID-19 by Natalie Joyce (Manager of Entree reception services @ Vacherin)2020-04-03T20:26:46+00:00

The health of the people is the highest law (World Mental Health Day 2019)

2020-03-30T19:02:10+00:00

There’s a plaque on The Walworth Clinic in Southwark, London, that the 176 to Tottenham Court Road has driven me past for the last two years. It reads that ‘The Health of the People is the Highest Law’, or in Latin (from its origins in Cicero's ‘De Legibus’) “Salus populi suprema lex esto “. This phrase has been on my mind for a while, and became a backdrop for how I started making some of my decisions and framing the way I thought about prioritising my health. My initial understanding of the plaque was that the quality of health in [...]

The health of the people is the highest law (World Mental Health Day 2019)2020-03-30T19:02:10+00:00

Why We Glorify Neglecting Our Wellbeing In The Workplace

2020-03-30T19:05:15+00:00

It’s a classic humble-brag in the hospitality industry and it comes in a hundred different and ever more dramatic forms: ‘I haven’t taken a single sick day in five years.’ ‘I once broke four fingers / sliced my hand open / passed out at work and I stayed to finish the shift.’ ‘I’ve worked fifteen days in a row with maybe three hours of sleep a night.’ When people say these things they’re most often greeted with admiration, praise and a variation of ‘you’re exactly the kind of person I want working in my kitchen / hotel / company!’ It’s [...]

Why We Glorify Neglecting Our Wellbeing In The Workplace2020-03-30T19:05:15+00:00

For The Record – You Don’t Need To EARN Rest

2020-03-30T19:06:08+00:00

A few months ago, I visited Monkey World in Dorset. I usually feel a bit weird about seeing living things so faraway from their natural habitat, but it is clear to see that at Monkey World, the animals are impeccably well cared for. They are relaxed, well-fed and look like they are having fun – a world away from the laboratories and pet trades thy were rescued from. Continue reading Here

For The Record – You Don’t Need To EARN Rest2020-03-30T19:06:08+00:00