WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO
We often get 'stuck' and don't know which way to turn. This short video explores this subject
DEALING WITH DIFFICULT STAFF
In this video we look at the issue of how to have those difficult conversations
ARE YOU HAVING A DIFFICULT RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR BOSS OR MANAGER?
It can be really stressful when you are not enjoying a good working relationship with your boss.
Your work can suffer, and the feeling of creeping dread when you see the car pull into the car park is not pleasant!
But have you considered what it is like for THEM?
WOULD YOU RATHER BE AVERAGE OR STRIVE TO BE EXCEPTIONAL?
In this video I explain why average is better than exceptional, the benefits of being average and living in the moment.
But what do you think? Does this ring true for you or do you have another view?
ARE YOU FED UP OF FEELING ‘FED-UP’? WOULD YOU LIKE TO FEEL PEACEFUL MORE OFTEN?
The answer may be more simple than you think
In this short video I will be talking out how we make our feelings mean something to us. And what could happen if we didn’t do that.
Did anything resonate with you?
Do you agree with me?
HOW DO WE KNOW WHEN TO START FEELING ANXIOUS?
What if our feelings were telling us nothing of the outside world? Wouldn't that be a game-changer?
ANXIETY TO CALM IN 2 MINUTES!
In this video I show you how to use a simple Balanced Breathing technique to reduce stress and anxiety in less than 2 minutes!
Anxiety is lying to you. It is telling you about things that do not exist
WHY YOUR STAFF ACT THE WAY THEY DO IN LESS THAN 3 MINUTES!
Impossible? Think again
This short video explains why other people exhibit bad behaviour, act in a detrimental way to others, and highlights the ONE key question to ask yourself, and them
Video: Care Managers Inner Circle
Watch best-selling author, Martyn Dawes delivers Day 3 of the Care Managers Inner Circle 'book week 23-28 Aug' with Care Managers Inner Circle founder Jonathan Cunningham. In this interview, he discusses everything from running prisons to care homes in a light-hearted discussion, in which he explains the main motivation for the book and what occupies his time and thoughts. Martyn isn’t just another author but someone who has taken time to consider the challenges facing all care managers. He is funny, honest and true about his own feelings on social care life and how all care managers maybe able to avoid burn out and overwhelm. Not to be missed!
NOVEMBER 10TH 2021
New podcast: The snow globe effect
In the second episode of our latest podcast series, Pia and Ali are joined by Martyn Dawes, registered manager and author, who talks about how we all have a tendency to overthink things.
He believes that for managers in stressful situations it’s important to stop, step back and create time to reset, to avoid thoughts becoming overwhelming and wait for the answers to come. He stresses the importance of making the right decisions against making the easy decisions. He stresses the importance of making the right decisions against making the easy decisions and how signs in a service can show what sort of manager that you are.
You can listen via our website or download it where you get your podcasts.
The overwhelmed manager
How much does the title of this podcast ‘the overwhelmed manager’ resonate with you?
Join us in this podcast where Martyn shares with us;
– his own personal experience of managers in the health and social care sector
– how the book ‘the overwhelmed manager’ is radically transforming how managers view stress
– recognise why it isn’t our job that makes us sick
– where our experience of life and situations is really being generated from
Article: Effective Enquiry Management
SEPT 8, 2021
Occupancy is the beating heart of a successful care service, and an effective Enquiry Management process is key to increasing occupancy.
The ability to process enquiries quickly and efficiently puts you in the driving seat ahead of your local competition for the simple reason that most care homes don’t do this well. In this article I’ll share with you the practical steps you can take to improve your enquiry management process.