Why Can’t I Achieve My Goals? We all know how goal achievement works – you decide on a goal, say running your first half marathon, or completing a challenging project at work. You then break that big goal down into smaller achievable chunks. You might create a project plan or new running schedule. You think about what else you need to support you in achieving your goal such as changing your diet or seeking help from more experienced colleagues. And then you follow that plan until you reach your goal, feeling focused and determined the whole time, knowing you will…

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Having worked in Human Resources for quite some time at many different companies, the most common issue I come across in the corporate world is people getting burnt out; in more severe cases even leading to a mental breakdown, resulting in weeks (or in worse cases, months off) from work, as prescribed by the doctor. A particular memory still vividly lives in my mind, even though it happened a long time ago: I volunteered to be the First Aider and Fire Warden in the small office I worked at – I never expected that my first ‘call of duty’ would actually be having…

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