Man dressed in lots of different career outfits

Why all the fuss about careers is misleading

Tasha Horton People

The concept of a career has plagued generations for centuries. We all seem to have this obsession with finding the perfect “career”. It has to be something we love, it has to have progression opportunities, it has to be long term. With all this criteria it’s easy to see how people could become overwhelmed particularly in this limited job market. …

Business man playing hard avoiding work

To work hard, you have to play hard!

Tasha Horton Advice

We’re all familiar with the phrase “work hard, play hard” its become a bit of a cliché, a joke, something you’d say casually, but not something we ever actually put a lot of serious thought to. But behind that one silly phrase sits a lot of truth. Our new workplace culture The instantaneous and all-encompassing nature of our workplace has …

Stress caused by technology

Stress: are we coping in the workplace?

Tasha Horton People

This week is mental health awareness week (14th-20th May) and it’s time to start looking at the big questions. The statistics around mental health have become impossible to ignore. 1 in 6.8 people suffering from a mental health problem in the workplace and 1 in 6 people worldwide. Mental health conditions are estimated to account for 12.7% of sick days. In …

Productivity ninja

How to become a productivity ninja 

Tasha Horton Advice

Productivity and I have an on again off again relationship. I’m sure the same is true for many of you too. Some days I can fly through five hours of work in three and others I struggle with what should have been a 30 minute task for an hour or longer or on the worst days I feel zero motivation to do …

Music festival

Overwhelmed or drained? Dance like nobody’s watching

Tasha Horton People

Overwhelmed or drained you need to reset your brain!  Do you ever feel completely overwhelmed or perhaps the opposite, completely drained? If either is true you might be in need of some TLC. You need to find a way to take five, reset your mind and not care about anything for a while. You need to literally dance like nobody’s watching and sing like nobody’s …