Today we understand that moderate walking lowers cholesterol and blood pressure whilst reducing the risk of obesity, stress, diabetes, vascular stiffness, inflammation, colon cancer, dementia, depression and even erectile dysfunction. This understanding is supported by numerous contemporary studies and just because we are deep into the winter months, that doesn't mean we should take exercise and in particular walking for granted, slip on a hat and coat and get moving.
We have now aligned ourselves with The Coaching Room, an organisation specialising in leadership, communication, personal effectiveness, developmental coaching and NLP. To learn more about this leading edge, innovative organisation, feel free to jump on their website. You will start to see more about how we are aligned during the year.
One of the areas of ongoing self-development and challenge for any profession, especially the health and safety profession, is communication. Whenever I ask a group what they believe are the essential skills of an effective leader, communication is generally on the top of the list.