Guest Blogger

Our Real Networking community is full of amazing, inspirational people with a wealth of knowledge and experience across a huge variety of business types. We are delighted to be able to share some of that knowledge and experience in guest posts on our website. A big thank you to all who have contributed here. Please see individual posts for contact details should you wish to get in touch with any of our contributors.

Guest Blogger

How to keep cool, calm, collected and in complete control – by Ruth Fogg

Cool, calm, collected and in complete control? When did you last feel like that?  When we feel in control our stress levels reduce. Panic, fear and negative behaviour patterns trigger the stress response which weakens our immune system and can quickly slide into depressive thoughts and feelings.  Think back over the past twelve months of …

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How to Overcome Risk Aversion and the Downfalls of Inaction – by Mike Chapman

In volatile situations, we often want to sit back and watch. Observing before we act makes us feel more confident about whatever decision we end up making. Yet, this delay perpetuates inaction, and waiting around doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll end up making a better decision – or the right decision – if you end up …

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7 Ways to be Actively Anti-Racist (Part 1) – by Michelle O’Higgins

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020 sparked a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, injecting new energy into the conversation. Perhaps the biggest shift in attitude has been that it is not enough to not be racist. We must be actively anti racist. Our silence is an act of compliance with …

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