RAW Network closes another year in reflection

Just as the shorter day draws us to go within and ‘hygge’ down at this wintery time of year, so did our last RAW session of this year. This fourth session was of course a freebie we threw in to the year… I know we’re generous like that! We wanted to make sure there was more […]

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Book Review – Deep Work by Cal Newport

This book has managed to test my best procrastination methods for over three months now (it’s taken me that long to find ‘deep work’ space and conditions so I can actually read it!) It was recommended by a dear friend whom I love and completely respect all their book recommendations, so I was keen to […]

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The Unasked Question: a new perspective on feedback

     The idea for this blog is based on something that took place two years before I was born. In time, this led to significant insights into both my personal life and my approach to work. I was the youngest of four living siblings. My family lived in Israel. Two years before I was […]

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Imagination & Resilience

This year the RAW network have been exploring the topic of Resilience and Wellbeing in their work worlds through the lens of the AVIRA framework; Awareness, Vision, Imagination, Responsibility and Action. By the very fact that the members have chosen to come together and make this investment in time and money suggests that awareness (for […]

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Autumn Wellbeing Challenge

The autumn 21-day challenge will keep you learning (great for your wellbeing), connecting (also one of NEF’s five ways to wellbeing) and having fun (not one of the top five but always worth it!).

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Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World by Ella Frances Sanders is stuffed with beautiful illustrations that bring to life more than 50 words that don't have direct English translations.

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From conflict to co-operation

In an organisational setting conflict gets in the way. You want people to work together in a team, to communicate and to have a common purpose.

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The Importance of Purpose – and Action

It was a lucky opportunity to escape work that wasn’t feeding his soul, if you ask me. There was nothing wrong with his management skills nor his brain. I remember thinking at the time, ‘What the hell is he going to do all day?’ and wondered if he’d find employment elsewhere. He never did. He’s […]

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Getting away from it all…?

You know those moments when you gaze longingly out of the office window, imagining somewhere with no pressing deadlines, demanding bosses or irritating colleagues?

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