Jan 10, 2019

Why your team should be setting goals

With few employees keyed into their organisation’s vision – research by Rungway found that more than half of employees can’t …

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Apr 19, 2018

Using Insights Discovery to bridge communication gaps

Leadership and teamwork. They aren’t two different issues, they are two veins of one interconnected system which supports the profitability …

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Nov 01, 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 …

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Nov 08, 2016

Adapting Strategies – Post-Workshop Learning

Three principles that you must be aware of and that may assist you are as follows: 1. The more you …

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Sep 13, 2016

TED Talk: Melissa Marshall – Talk Nerdy To Me

Though her message is to those in the scientific field, Melissa Marshall’s 4 minute talk about the need for clear …

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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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Jul 05, 2016

Soft Skills Part 2: Not ANOTHER Personality Profile

Many leaders choose team members purely on their level of role-based skill — treating them, essentially, as functional assets or …

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Apr 04, 2016

TED Talk: Julian Treasure – 5 Ways to Listen Better

“We are losing our listening” says sound expert Julian Treasure. Discover how to listen more effectively to yourself and those …

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Mar 07, 2016

TED Talk: Luis Von Ahn – Massive-scale Online Collaboration

Luis Von Ahn’s impressive talk on how he’s using small contributions by many for the greater good really leaves you …

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Feb 10, 2016

Trust – Is It Just Simple Maths?

People don’t follow managers, they follow leaders. A leader embodies something that a follower wants to be a part of; …

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Jan 20, 2016

The True Value of ‘Hanging Out Together’

“Let’s do something fun together” shouted the usually quiet and contemplative Amelia from client support. ‘Go for drinks you mean?’ …

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Dec 17, 2015

The Colour Works Go To Dublin

December is a month ripe with reflection. For us at The Colour Works, it has been a huge year – …

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Dec 14, 2015

The Relationship Accelerator – Building Trust with 36 Questions

At Stony Brook University in upstate New York, psychology professor Dr. Arthur Aron and his colleagues wanted to know if …

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