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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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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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

“ENGAGE OR DIE!” (GOVERNMENT TASKFORCE WARNS UK EMPLOYERS)

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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