Most people are positive about the word community. They want to help it, be part of it and build it, but what actually is ‘it’? Does the word describe the […]
About Simon Shepard
For the past 25 years Simon has worked in the sporting, corporate and health sectors. The combination of environments and experiences has produced a fresh and multi-dimensional approach that brings together technology, education and motivation, to help organisations develop Key Human Performance Indicators (KHPIs).
He consults and delivers to the public sector, international businesses, sporting organisations.
Entries by Simon Shepard
With Bahrain preparing to host this weekend’s opening race of the season, the circus sometimes known as Formula 1, is currently dusting off its covers and coming out of hibernation. […]
The coronavirus pandemic has seen more people than ever before working from home. According to a recent study by ONS, adults stated work-life balance was the greatest positive offered by […]
We are over halfway through Stress Awareness Month and I have read some great commentary and listened to some great discussion on the S word. From the physical impact on […]
Over the first five weeks of this year, I have delivered numerous workshops to a range of organisations. From medical teams working on the front line to those working at […]
‘What is your purpose?’ can be quite an intimidating question but one, that at some point, is a useful one to answer. The word purpose is almost regal, conjuring images […]
Corporate burnout seems to be on the up. With research from NordPVN suggesting that, since the start of COVID-19, people in the UK are adding an extra two hours to […]
‘Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical activity save and preserve it’ – Plato The positive correlation between physical activity and […]
Over the past 10 years I have been collecting a mass of physiological data through my work at Optima-life. I have information on stress, sleep, exercise, resilience, energy – the […]
The events of the past six months have highlighted that people can be fragile, indeed for many the vulnerability has been devastating. Life has changed significantly. As teachers and support […]