Category Archives: HOWTO

Stress Response: Savior to Killer

Stress Response – what was a life-saver initially, making us run from predators and enabling us to take down prey. Today we can’t seem to turn off the same life-saving physical reaction to cope with intense, ongoing stress.

Robert Sapolsky, Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University, reveals just how dangerous prolonged exposure to stress can be.


I came across this article recently: The business case for solitude


Personally solitude is an important part of being able to recharge and every time I do not have the chance to find it over longer periods things are starting to go downhill. Recognising this seems an important consideration not just for business owners themselves, but ensuring that all members of the organisation.

The article refers to a number of key points, but the one’s that resonate most are:

  • Hear yourself
  • Get clarity
  • Renew purpose

Overall a highly recommended article ! Enjoy during some quiet time !