Aug 10, 2016

The Art of Letting Go

I am sure you will have heard the story of the South Indian Monkey Trap, where the hunter places some …

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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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Jul 05, 2016

Soft Skills Part 2: Not ANOTHER Personality Profile

Many leaders choose team members purely on their level of role-based skill — treating them, essentially, as functional assets or …

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Jul 05, 2016

Thought Leadership National Conference Told to Take a Deep Breath

The Colour Works likes to see itself at the forefront of thinking around workplace behaviours and relationships and so we …

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May 09, 2016

Personal Branding: It’s NOT a Self-Promotion Campaign

Personal branding is about making a full-time commitment to the journey of defining yourself as a leader and how this …

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May 09, 2016

TED Talk: Caroline McHugh – The Art of Being Yourself

Caroline McHugh helps people effectively be themselves for a living. Here she presents us with a fascinating talk on the …

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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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Apr 04, 2016

Vistage Speaker Awards – Giles Wins Best Newcomer 2015!

Congratulations to our MD, Giles Miskin, who’s done it again! Giles attended the prestigious Vistage Speaker Awards ceremony at the …

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Apr 04, 2016

TED Talk: Julian Treasure – 5 Ways to Listen Better

“We are losing our listening” says sound expert Julian Treasure. Discover how to listen more effectively to yourself and those …

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Mar 21, 2016

The Colour Works Goes To: Guardian Masterclass – How To Improve Your Wellbeing

The Colour Works is a company that celebrates diversity, individuality and wellbeing, (among other great things), and as a marketeer …

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Mar 18, 2016

TED Talk: Ruby Wax – What’s So Funny About Mental Illness?

Ruby Wax’s well-known effusive and effervescent delivery style inspires and informs in her talk questioning the stigmas of mental illness, …

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Mar 07, 2016

TED Talk: Luis Von Ahn – Massive-scale Online Collaboration

Luis Von Ahn’s impressive talk on how he’s using small contributions by many for the greater good really leaves you …

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Mar 07, 2016

Virtually Speaking – Working Together, Apart

According to a study conducted by RW3 CultureWizard, an intercultural communication training organisation, 87% of white collar employees of multinational …

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Feb 10, 2016

Trust – Is It Just Simple Maths?

People don’t follow managers, they follow leaders. A leader embodies something that a follower wants to be a part of; …

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Feb 10, 2016

TED Talk: Guy Winch – Why We All Need To Practice Emotional First Aid

Guy Winch’s TED talk on ‘Emotional First Aid’ highlights an astoundingly significant issue that most of us are affected by…So …

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Jan 27, 2016

Insights Discovery and Colour Types: A Beginners Guide

What is your Insights Discovery Colour Type? Follow this guide to find out what Insights Discovery is and how it …

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Jan 20, 2016

The True Value of ‘Hanging Out Together’

“Let’s do something fun together” shouted the usually quiet and contemplative Amelia from client support. ‘Go for drinks you mean?’ …

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Jan 08, 2016

Emotional Intelligence Requires Maintenance

Like many things in life, some people are simply born with a high level of Emotional Intelligence. For the rest …

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