The recent furore around Simone Biles hit a nerve for many, including Lucy Brazier OBE who prompted me to share and comment on her message on LinkedIn here.
Based on recent conversations I’ve had with you, my EA, PA and Executive Support clients, I am concerned that the world of work is heading straight back to its “old ways” – harder, faster, pressurised working that puts a strain on the mental wellbeing of all based on targets and ROI of monetary or statistical measure.
What happened to the learning thoughout the lockdown period and (continuing) pandemic that WE need to come first?
Emotional Intelligence needs to be at the fore and core of leadership. ROI needs to be in the form of happy, well employees.
We all need to recognise and support our own and others emotional wellbeing and I applaud Simone Biles for stepping away and having this self-awareness and self-care.
On that note then, “Emotional Intelligence” is my chosen subject to share with you at the upcoming PA Show taking place at Excel on 1st and 2nd September. It’s pertinent, topical and indeed necessary learning at a time when we are recalibrating and finding balance in a return to our offices or hybrid working plans.
You can find out more about my session here and book your place to attend this prestigious Show here.
Ensure you quote PASHOW18 and a 10% discount will be applied to your ticket price.
Our Business Development Manager, Joshua and I will be on Stand B21P and would love to meet you in person.
Please come and say “hi”!
If you’re considering “staying over” in London for The PA Show or future events, we can highly recommend Blue Orchid Hotels who we are delighted to add to our Business Friends as our prefered London hotel partner.
We have a dedicated booking page set up for you, our valued Your Excellency clients, offering discounts and promotions on hotel accommodation, special experiences and venue hire.
Bookingclap is a bespoke booking platform ensuring simple and accurate access to the range of offers.
To benefit from 20% discount off luxury accommodation with Blue Orchid hotels during The PA Show simply:
Enter London in the ‘Going To’ field
Select your check-in and check-out dates
Enter the unique Rate Access Code YEL in the ‘rate access code’ field
I’ve stayed at The Wellington several times and had showrounds at The Rochester and Tower Suites. I can highly recommend the friendly and professional service you’ll receive from the Blue Orchid team.
And, on a practical note (once an EA, always an EA!) Tower Suites is a hop, skip and jump to Tower Gateway and the DLR line and only 8 stops and 24 minutes to Custom House (for ExCel) if you’re attending The PA Show!.
With my best regards,
Founder & Director