Jul 18, 2017

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 …

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Jul 01, 2015

Ted Talks: Thandie Newton – Embracing otherness, embracing myself

Actor Thandie Newton’s TED Talk on ‘Embracing Otherness, embracing myself’ tells the story of finding her “otherness” — first, as …

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Jul 01, 2015

The Colour Works Dives in with Dragonfish

The Colour Works proudly partners with like-minded organisations who want to go the extra mile for their clients. On this …

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May 06, 2015

TED Talks: Dave Isay – Everyone around you has a story the world needs to hear

Dave Isay opened the first StoryCorps booth in New York’s Grand Central Terminal in 2003 with the intention of creating …

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Mar 02, 2015

Emotionally Intelligent? 17 Traits of Emotional Intelligence

It was Daniel Goleman who first brought the term ’emotional intelligence’ to a wide audience with his 1995 book of …

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Dec 01, 2014

Leadership Styles

The Colour Works are specialists in leadership development. There are six main types of leadership; pacesetting, coaching, visionary, commanding, democratic …

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Nov 26, 2014

Into the Lions’ Den

Last week I had the privilege of sharing a stage with Margaret Heffernan, entrepreneur, Chief Executive and author, as well …

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Nov 11, 2014

Connected, but alone?

As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and …

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Oct 23, 2014

GRS Roadstone Smash Target!

The Colour Works was proud to support GRS Roadstone in its bid to raise £100k for the Matt Hampson Foundation’s …

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Apr 30, 2013

Are You Measuring the Right Things to Ensure Project Success?

At a recent project management conference at which I was delivering a keynote presentation, I opened by asking the audience …

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Jan 03, 2012

Leadership in Turbulent Times

It’s been a long time coming, but the recession that has hit us will no doubt leave a similar legacy …

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Nov 29, 2011

Mantras: More Than Just Self-Talk

Chrissy Batchford isn’t alone in finding the rhythm and repetition of words a powerful ally when it comes to focusing …

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Sep 10, 2011

The Upside of Being Down

At a playgroup I take my small people along to, there is a person that radiates sunshine. She is beautifully …

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Jul 12, 2011

The Generation Game – Generation Integration in the Modern Workplace

With an age gap of nearly 50 years between the oldest and youngest employees in some organisations, there is a …

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