May 13, 2014

TRI-Success for Team Colour Works

October 2013, The Colour Works was set a challenge to enter a Triathlon. After several weeks of banter, goading and …

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May 08, 2014

TED Talk: Susan Cain – The Power Of Introverts

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to …

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Apr 11, 2014

If Not Now, When?

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”  – George Eliot People don’t say “you’re only …

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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 25, 2014

TED Talk: Simon Sinek – How Great Leaders Inspire Action (Start With Why)

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question …

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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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Feb 03, 2014

Insights Award The Colour Works the Platinum Partner Award

The Colour Works picked up a new, first-time award in December at a prestigious event in The Forest of Arden. …

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Jan 15, 2014

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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Jan 08, 2014

Turning Thoughts into Actions

After we published our ‘40 Questions To Get You Thinking’ article we were contacted by many of you wondering how …

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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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Aug 07, 2013

How Does Your Leadership Measure Up?

In today’s fast-paced, high-pressure environment it is all too easy for busy leaders to neglect self-development in favour of self-preservation. …

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Jun 04, 2013

Teamwork: How Does Your Team Measure Up?

In his book, The Five Dysfunctions Of A Team, Patrick Lencioni describes the huge benefits, both commercial and personal, that can be …

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May 14, 2013

Sixth Success For The Colour Works

  The Colour Works picked up a national award yesterday at a prestigious event in London.  Accepting the award for …

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Apr 30, 2013

Are You Measuring the Right Things to Ensure Project Success?

At a recent project management conference at which I was delivering a keynote presentation, I opened by asking the audience …

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Jan 21, 2013

The Colour Works – Laying Down the Law!

Back when training providers needed to be registered with the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority Accreditation – read more about their …

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Jan 20, 2013

“ENGAGE OR DIE” Part 2 – The Role of the Manager

Following on from the Part 1 of our ENGAGE OR DIE series, the second enabler identified by the Engage for …

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Jan 07, 2013

Does Your Project Team Culture Support You Achieving Your Project Goals?

The majority of the top reasons why projects fail invariably relate to people – lack of strong leadership, not understanding …

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Aug 23, 2012

Breaking Down the Barriers – Opposite Type and Building Trust

There’s absolutely no doubt that we can find our ‘opposites’ extremely difficult and that the differences between us can appear …

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