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

Your Beginners Guide to the Insights Discovery® Colour Energies and the 8-Types

The benefits of the Insights colour model Two of the main benefits of the Insights colour model are a) its …

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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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Jan 06, 2016

TED Talks: Drew Dudley – Everyday Leadership

Drew Dudley’s TED talk on ‘Everyday Leadership’ focuses on the small, yet significant differences we can make as individuals on …

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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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Dec 14, 2015

The Relationship Accelerator – Building Trust with 36 Questions

At Stony Brook University in upstate New York, psychology professor Dr. Arthur Aron and his colleagues wanted to know if …

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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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Nov 03, 2015

Are You Leading a Team of Explorers?

Do you inspire and nurture curiosity in others? Do your people? Asking questions enables people to challenge their problems through …

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Jul 06, 2015

Soft Skills Make Your Hard Skills SHINE

Abilities such as communication, interpersonal skills and conflict management are a few of the essentials, and as performance is rooted …

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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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Jul 01, 2015

The Colour Works Dives in with Dragonfish

The Colour Works proudly partners with like-minded organisations who want to go the extra mile for their clients. On this …

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Jul 01, 2015

The Troubles of the Consistent-Authentic Leader

How can you – confident leader or not – reasonably be expected to keep a whole team consistently engaged? A …

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Jun 06, 2015

TED Talk: Daniel Goleman – Why Aren't We More Compassionate?

Daniel Goleman, psychologist and award-winning author of Emotional Intelligence and other books on EI, provides us with a thoroughly thought-provoking …

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