Jan 14, 2020

How to get your 360 Feedback programme right

360 feedback surveys can deliver terrific insights into personal and team performances and are well worth adding to a leadership …

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Jan 03, 2020

360 Feedback – How to Improve your Leadership Performance

Roughly 85% of Fortune 500 companies around the world use 360 feedback surveys as an integral part of their leadership …

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Nov 07, 2019

Psychological safety – why it matters, and seven ways leaders can build it within their teams

A 2017 Gallup report concluded that only three in 10 U.S. workers think their opinions count when they’re at work, …

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Sep 23, 2019

Leadership is a Contact Sport

…and coaching should be at the heart of that relationship If you ever wonder what it takes to turn good …

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Jan 25, 2019

Delegation demonstrates trust, improves engagement and enhances productivity

UK output per hour is 15% less than the G7 average, and employee disengagement is estimated to be costing the …

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Oct 26, 2018

Exploring Leadership Style with Procurement Heads

On 4th October, we teamed up with Procurement Heads to deliver an insightful, interactive and lively Leadership Forum. Hosted by …

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Mar 17, 2018

How does understanding behaviour enhance creativity?

Empathetic, emotionally intelligent work environments have a good track record of increasing creativity, improving problem solving and raising productivity.” Whilst …

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Feb 20, 2018

Quickread: Goal-setting – how to get things done (through the colours)

In its simplest form, goal-setting is the process of working out what you want and creating a plan to achieve …

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Nov 01, 2017

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 …

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Sep 19, 2017

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 …

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May 22, 2017

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 …

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Apr 24, 2017

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 …

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Jan 23, 2017

Growing Socially Aware Leaders – The Third Domain of Emotional Intelligence

Hard work only takes you so far. Excellent leadership is not something found in a dusty old tome in the …

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Nov 09, 2016

TED Talks: Jonathan Haidt – Can a Divided America Heal?

How can the US recover after the negative, partisan presidential election of 2016? Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the morals …

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Oct 18, 2016

The Importance of Being Patient

Tell me, who doesn’t want to reduce their stress levels, make more effective decisions and improve upon their current relationships …

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Sep 13, 2016

Metaphorically Speaking – The Power of Metaphor in the Workplace

“Any metaphor we utter is the process of a whole physical embodied experience of an individual in the world.” Lakoff …

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Aug 10, 2016

The Art of Letting Go

I am sure you will have heard the story of the South Indian Monkey Trap, where the hunter places some …

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Jul 05, 2016

Thought Leadership National Conference Told to Take a Deep Breath

The Colour Works likes to see itself at the forefront of thinking around workplace behaviours and relationships and so we …

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