I wanted to start the new year by sharing some good news. For the second year running, I have won the Best Feature Blog at the House 21 Awards.
Most of the UK is working from home since Coronavirus has hit. It also means we are learning how to work from home. Let’s face it, it is completely different from being in the office. There are various distractions – housework, being near the fridge, children and partners.
According to the latest research, music at work can be a serious productivity booster. In fact, listening to music whilst working boosts productivity by 15%. For example, proof-readers complete their tasks 20% faster when they listen to dance music. However, we’re urged to start off slow, pick off a track that matches what you’re feeling, and gradually alter the songs to build up to the power ballad.
Burnout is fast becoming one of the biggest health threats to our generation (aside from COVID19 of course). When we are burned out, our instinct is not to speak up because we don’t want to compromise how others see us. You believe the lie, that you are at fault, so what do we do? Fight back with this 9 to 5 survival guide.
A motivational speech can come from anywhere or anyone, but usually, it has a specific audience in mind. These speeches are designed to change the listener’s outlook.
Women have always had to fight to be heard. To be taken seriously. For equality.
If you Google history’s most powerful speeches, you’ll see a lot of glaringly testosterone-heavy lists. This makes sense, haven’t we been told to be seen and not heard for generations? However, women’s words can shake the world.
I have put together a list of speeches, from wise women, that have made an impact on me.