The power of summarising

Have you been in a meeting where arguments are being repeated with increasing vehemence?

Have you seen it escalate into personal attack or defence?

When people know that they have been heard. It can have the most remarkable calming effect

Sarah Barber talks about the impact that summarising can have and explains how to do it […]

2020-11-10T11:27:08+00:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Influencing, Red Letter, Skills, Team Effectiveness, Virtual Meetings|0 Comments

Wellbeing Overview

  • Do you know someone with unhealthy lifestyle patterns?
  • Do they need a hand to pull themselves out of a wellbeing crisis?
  • Have you tried lots of different approaches and ended up back where you started – or worse

Here red10s Lisa Smith gives you an overview of the 8 spokes of

2020-11-10T11:27:16+00:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Skills, Wellbeing|0 Comments

We Are Always On

  • Are you available 24/7 on your phone?
  • Can’t get through dinner without checking your phone?
  • Have you lost control of the time you spend looking at a screen?

Here, red10’s Lisa Smith describes a few of the problems with technology and offers some boundaries to help us manage the crucial aspect […]

2020-11-10T11:27:26+00:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Skills, Wellbeing|0 Comments


  • When was the last time you did something for the first time?
  • What do you do in your ‘me-time’?
  • Do you even have any ‘me-time’

Here, red10’s Lisa Smith stresses the importance of having fun, the benefit of trying new things and (literally) switching off. […]

2020-11-10T11:27:33+00:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Skills, Wellbeing|0 Comments

Work to live or live to work?

Is life or work a major source of stress?
Ever wonder if there is another/better way?
Instead, can it be “work to live AND live to work”? As part of Wellbeing Series, red10’s Lisa Smith encourages us to examine what wellbeing in both life and work means, and how to choose the life-work balance […]

2020-10-15T17:11:34+01:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Wellbeing|0 Comments

It’s all in the mind

  • Have you tried daily meditation? 
  • Are you practising gratitude?
  • How is your mental health?  

As part of the Wellbeing Series, red10’s Lisa Smith busts some myths about the mind and offers practical methods for settling it to make you feel calmer. […]

2020-10-15T17:11:20+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Skills, Wellbeing|0 Comments

Embrace darkness

  • Do you wake up every morning feeling refreshed?
  • Do you wake up at the same time?
  • Do you fall asleep within 30 minutes?

As part of our Wellbeing Series, red10’s Lisa Smith explains why good sleep is so important and gives us recent (and age-old) tips for better sleeping patterns. […]

2020-09-21T12:56:55+01:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Skills, Wellbeing|0 Comments
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