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Communication

The graceful art of saying “no” – part 2

“The right no spoken at the right time can change the course of history” Greg McKeown   In my previous blog I introduced the idea that saying no is more than just a skill to learn. It starts with having a very clear purpose which gives you the […]

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The graceful art of saying “no” – part 1

“Half the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough” Josh Billings     Why is it that some people seem to be able to say “no” easily, with no sense of remorse, and some of us […]

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The humbling effect of humanity

Today I witnessed how powerful we are when we connect with others in an authentic, vulnerable and compassionate way.   I was working with a group of aspiring leaders in a global corporate bank and we were sharing experiences from our lives which have had a significant […]

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What is really going on?

When we are out there in the world, doing what we do, what is real and what isn’t? There has been a lot of media coverage recently about “fake news” and the fact that we can’t always believe what we read or hear.  You, like me, perhaps […]

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Having a “difficult” conversation with your boss

If you have just read my blog on “How to Manage my Boss” you may be saying, “ok, great Susan.  I understand what you are saying, but how do I actually DO it?”. You see, my blog ended with the suggestion that to change and improve the […]

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How do I manage my Boss?

This is a question that I have been asked a number of times recently, by friends and family members as well as clients!  It would seem that the way our bosses are managing us is just not cutting it and as a result many of us are […]

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More laughter = A happier, healthier You

Have you ever been in a “serious” situation and found yourself wanting to laugh?  And knowing that if you allow even the smallest of titters to escape from your mouth that uncontrollable giggling or guffawing will follow? I had that very experience recently when I attended a […]

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The curse of modern communication

When was the last time you checked your e-mail?  When was the last time you picked up your phone and checked to see if  you had any text messages?  How often do you log on to Facebook or Twitter?   If your answer to any or all […]

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Dealing with Emotions

This month, Susan Grandfield will be your very own personal coach!  Your 5 minute coaching session take the form of a short video which Susan has recorded especially for you.  Enjoy! If you are not currently receiving your copy of the SG Survival Guide, just complete the […]

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Having difficult conversations

Imagine a world where you don’t need to invest needless energy into worrying about an issue, where you feel able to deal with it and resolve it. Imagine being able to have an adult to adult conversation about a tricky subject without fear of repercussions. What would […]

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