Penny’s Blog

THE EFFECT OF STRESS AND PRESSURE ON YOUR PEOPLE

In recent months, many reports including those from the World Health Organisation, indicate that the emotional and social fallout from lockdowns and social distancing are leading to a wave of psychological disorders. Managing these increased emotional and social...

THE IMPACT OF POOR MENTAL HEALTH

The impact of poor mental health on the workforce is significant and demonstrable. This year the World Economic Forum suggested that mental illness has a greater impact on economic output than cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Leaders understand the importance...

How to spot the signs of Mental Health issues

Spotting the signs of mental health issues This year has been a challenging year for every one of us. With so much change and uncertainty it’s normal to feel anxious or low at times. However, it’s also true that 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem of...

How to handle difficult people

How to handle difficult people We’ve all tried to reason with an unreasonable person. Whether it’s at work, or within your personal life. But sometimes you just can’t reason with a difficult person. However, here are a few handy techniques to help you navigate through...

6 ways to handle difficult conversations at work

These conversations can be awkward, and sometimes unpleasant but, ultimately, these are inevitable in any workplace dynamic because the world is filled with a whole bunch of different people who sometimes clash.  70% of employees avoid difficult conversations in...

Do you think I’m mental?

Do you think I'm mental?   “You must be mental” is something I have heard a few times You see, I have a bit of a fascination with pushing my body’s limits. Not long ago, I took on the challenge of running 3 marathons in 3 days, in a series of arduous endurance...

Developing attentional control

Remove distractions and stay focused We’re all battered by distractions, all day, every day. A great deal of the people I work with talk about how they have so much going on, they can get easily distracted and struggle to stay focused on one task, so they don’t...

The Mental Toughness of a Hostage Negotiator

I chatted with Kirk Kinnell, a former Hostage negotiator, about his ability to manage extreme pressure and stress. A little more about Kirk... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQssHNeKmag Penny Mallory talks to Kirk Kinnell about Mental Toughness Kirk brings the skills...

The importance of Building Mental Toughess

The importance of Building Mental Toughess

Penny Mallory and Caspar Craven speak to Roy Sheppard about the importance of building Mental Toughness when times are tough. Penny is a leading authority on Mental Toughness and a motivational keynote speaker, focusing on how you and your people can develop Mental Toughness

BUILD & IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL RESILIENCE

Get Penny's 10 essential tips on building your own Mental Resilience