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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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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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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Dec 01, 2014

Eustress or Distress? Through the Colours

  Read up on emotional intelligence, knowing me, selling and knowing your audience, effective leadership and conflict as opportunity

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Jun 04, 2014

Understanding Behaviour One Stroke at a Time

Whoever put ‘fun’ and ‘triathlon’ in one sentence is one of two things; sadistic, or lacking in their grasp of …

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May 28, 2014

"ENGAGE OR DIE!" Part 4 – Organisational Integrity

The fourth and final key enabler focuses on “Organisational Integrity”, identified by the Engage for Success to improve employee engagement …

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Mar 25, 2014

“ENGAGE OR DIE!” Part 3 – Let them be heard!

“20 million workers are not delivering their full capability or realising their potential at work!” That was one of the …

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Feb 03, 2014

TED Talk: Amy Cuddy – Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy …

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Nov 11, 2013


Well, that’s not strictly true, but alongside the less than startling revelation that “engaged” employees are healthier, happier, more fulfilled …

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Dec 19, 2011

Hippocrates, Galen & The Four Humours

Hippocrates – Greek physician (c460BC – 370BC). A contemporary of Socrates (470BC – 399BC), mentioned in the writings of Plato (428BC – 348BC) …

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Jun 01, 2011

From Switched off to Switched On in Seven Easy Steps

How often have you attended meetings and various other management presentations that were, at best, a bore, and at worst a …

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Jan 17, 2011

Me and My Blue!

Giles here.  Wonderful 2-hour presentation to over 100 last week with the full array of colours on display in all …

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