Dec 07, 2011

What Talented Employees Want

In “First, Break All The Rules”, Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman told the story of how the Gallup Organisation had …

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Dec 04, 2011

Four Tips on Giving Feedback

As we know, in any collection of people there will undoubtedly be differences. Opinion, behaviour, attitude, communication, you name it. …

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Dec 03, 2011

Sustainable Learning

Getting the most from your Colour Works relationship One of the great things about the colour model is undoubtedly the …

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Dec 02, 2011

Yours Behaviourally

Have you ever thought why some emails from people connect with you and other emails don’t?  If you are trying …

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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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Nov 24, 2011

Profitable Waste Management

“Our greatest assets are our people.” Big Yawn! Excuse me whilst I fall asleep! How many times have you heard …

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Nov 22, 2011

Why Invest In Team-Working

In the introduction to his wonderful little book “The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team”, Patrick Lencioni calls team-working “the one …

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Nov 12, 2011

Why Effective Leaders Tell Tales

A story comes from outside, but frees meaning from within. In an interview with Origin Magazine, University of Houston research …

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Oct 17, 2011

Stress and the Insights Discovery Colour Energies

You receive an email and the perceived tone makes you want to a) throw your laptop b) throw THEIR laptop …

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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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Aug 11, 2011

The Eeees Of Conference Speaking

Psychologists say you have about 30 seconds tops to connect with someone so when you appear on stage in front …

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Aug 07, 2011

To The Ends of the Earth

The Colour Works’ work contributes massively to building outstanding teams – developing the foundations of greater self-awareness, honesty, openness, acceptance …

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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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Jul 05, 2011

Colourful Questioning

Questions are an invaluable form of communication, to name a few there are open, closed, probing, leading, echoing, clear and …

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Jun 01, 2011

7 Easy Ways to Improve Employee Satisfaction

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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Feb 15, 2011

My Office Manager is Wonderfully Weird! Is it a colour thing?

Giles here.  The other day I was standing over the shoulder of Rob Slade, our Office Manager, as he transferred …

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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 their …

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