Nov 25, 2019

Healthy Conflict – It’s Just Another Conversation!

Team conflict – who says we can’t be nice to one another? Learn how to have healthy conflict and discover …

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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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Oct 07, 2019

Employee Sense of Purpose – What you need to know

Work – it’s about way more than a pay cheque. On your search for higher levels of loyalty, trust and …

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Sep 10, 2019

Creating a Coaching and Feedback Culture

The conversation around giving employees feedback has changed lately. For quite a few years now, the focus has been fair …

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Oct 26, 2018

Why is time management important in business?

Time really is money, and THERE IS SO MUCH TO DO. Time slips through our fingers as our inbox fills, …

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Aug 31, 2018

Sink or swim: What to do when the millennials take over

Fact: Over 50% of the work place are now millennials (under early 30s) Fact: The average age of retirement in …

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Mar 17, 2018

TED Talk: Steven Johnson – Where good ideas come from

In his studies Steven Johnson has explored creativity in search of shared patterns that might clue us into the environment …

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Jan 19, 2018

Quickread: Employee Wellness

Employee happiness and emotional health are never first on the agenda in a planning meeting, but they should be. The …

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Jun 19, 2017

Why it doesn’t end at Discovery

Why it doesn’t end at Discovery The biggest concern we hear from clients after that eye-opening initial workshop is the …

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May 23, 2017

The Coaching Code Matrix Parody

This Matrix Parody video is a useful way of introducing coaching – it helps people reflect on both the behaviours …

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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 04, 2016

Paddling in the Right Direction

What a day! Truly memorable, and not just because of the hideous sunburn. Having booked onto a Rough Runner event …

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Apr 04, 2016

Harnessing the Chemistry of Conversation

Why do negative experiences and memories have more sticking power than the positives? A fight with your other half or a …

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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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Nov 11, 2015

Why it’s time to forget the pecking order at work

Organisations are often run according to “the superchicken model,” where the value is placed on star employees who outperform others. …

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May 06, 2015

The Significance of Meaningfulness

‘Most of us have jobs that are too small for our spirit. Jobs are not big enough for people.’ Studs Turkel …

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Mar 04, 2015

Practising What We Preach

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. We live our values. Not only that but as an organisation …

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Jan 14, 2015

How to Save the World, (or at least yourself), from Bad Meetings

It’s a sad affair, but no surprise, that this video has had over 1 million views so far. Watch it, …

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