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    Posts by: thecolourworks

    ‘Transform your team in THREE DAYS’ – TCW Open Workshop October 2017

    ‘Transform your team in THREE DAYS’ – TCW Open Workshop October 2017

    Last month The Colour Works piloted the first in a series of introductory masterclasses. The purpose of these sessions is to offer up a framework that will increase team performance through self-awareness, commitment, buy-in, and ownership.   An interactive activity…

    TED Talk Quickwatch: Derek Sivers – Weird, or just different?

    TED Talk Quickwatch: Derek Sivers – Weird, or just different?

    Derek Sivers, who also did the brilliant ‘How to start a movement’, here presents us with the fact that there is ‘a flipside to everything’. The theme of apparent opposites simply being a different perspective on the same subject is…

    Quickread: 9 Attributes of an Agile Leader

    Quickread: 9 Attributes of an Agile Leader

    Leaders can no longer rely on the ways of the past. Command and control belongs to the dinosaurs, and tomorrow’s leaders must not only catch up with the current velocity but embrace the wild uncertainty of the future. Long-term potential…

    Why is resilience important?

    Why is resilience important?

    Actionforhappiness tells us it’s one of the 10 keys to personal happiness, but what exactly is it? Resilience is an individual’s capacity to bounce back in the face of stress, adversity or change. Though largely perceived as something you’ve either…

    Why it doesn’t end at Discovery

    Why it doesn’t end at Discovery

    “The whole experience is so much more than that first day. It’s an investment for the future. The biggest learn for me is that it’s the effects of the day that you carry into your working life that actually has…

    The Coaching Code Matrix Parody

    The Coaching Code Matrix Parody

    This Matrix Parody video is a useful way of introducing coaching – it helps people reflect on both the behaviours exhibited by the Morpheus character as well as the possibilities of a structured coaching approach. Worth a watch! Watch brilliant…

    Why Lukewarm Coaching Isn’t Working

    Why Lukewarm Coaching Isn’t Working

    There’s no doubt that coaching is fully integrated into the working world. Every ‘expert’ now parades ‘coach’ proudly on their tagline. The practice seemed to come out of the other side of the recession even stronger and is now a…

    TED Talk: Jim Hemerling – 5 ways to lead in an era of constant change

    TED Talk: Jim Hemerling – 5 ways to lead in an era of constant change

    It shouldn’t be exhausting but it’s hard to know how to turn things around. Here’s an expert to give you the lowdown!   Watch more: vulnerability, listening, mental illness, everyday leadership, knowing yourself, communication and giving and taking

    The Constant Change – Using Discovery Through the Change Process

    The Constant Change – Using Discovery Through the Change Process

    Change is a constant in today’s working world, yet 70% of change initiatives fail, (Beer and Nohiri (2000)). Not only that, organisational change often limits a workforce’s potential and disengages its people. Trust is lost, motivation leaks from every crevice…

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