Christmas Cracker or Party Pooper?

It’s that time of year again – the first snow in the north of the country, tinny ‘70’s hits on every radio station, sequins everywhere and yes, that invitation to the office Christmas party. We are hearing from our clients and suppliers that people are really in the...

A happy employee is an engaged !employee

In this blog we hear from Leigh Mackay of Work Wise Wellness Ltd, sharing insights on the links between employee engagement and wellness. At Cerulean we always emphasize the importance of meaning and purpose in people’s working lives and in a recent article for...

Making the most of the ‘quiet times’ at work

You may well experience a ‘down-time’ at work during the summer, when it seems like no-one is around and progress can be slow. But what’s important is how you use this time – look at slow days as an opportunity for you to slow down. Stop. Think in a more...

Are you a ‘listening’ leader… or just faking it?

Given our own extensive leadership training, we are always interested in the latest thoughts on leadership here at Cerulean, and our attention couldn’t help but be captured by one recent article that appeared on the TrainingZone website. An excerpt from a new...