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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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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May 06, 2015

TED Talks: Dave Isay – Everyone around you has a story the world needs to hear

Dave Isay opened the first StoryCorps booth in New York’s Grand Central Terminal in 2003 with the intention of creating …

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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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Mar 02, 2015

Emotionally Intelligent? 17 Traits of Emotional Intelligence

It was Daniel Goleman who first brought the term ’emotional intelligence’ to a wide audience with his 1995 book of …

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Jan 14, 2015

Improve Employee Engagement with 6 Easy Steps

Only a small percentage of employees around the world feel truly engaged and satisfied at work. Below are 6 easy, …

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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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Jan 10, 2015

Why You Might Not Love Your Job

Some of us are extremely lucky to be able to say that we love what we do, but we all …

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Dec 17, 2014

The Colour Works at Longleat

Click here to see Christmas at TCW 2014, and here for our TRI success! Thursday the 11th December saw the …

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Dec 09, 2014

Assertiveness In The Workplace

I can’t remember exactly, but I think it was in the 80’s when ‘assertiveness’ first began to be bandied about …

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Dec 08, 2014

Stewardship – Service over Self-Interest

The need for effective leadership is steady and compelling, and one that must be forever evolving as times change rapidly …

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Dec 06, 2014

Handling the Awkward Meeting

Picture the scene. You’re about to go into a one-to-one meeting with a member of your team. You’ve requested the …

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Dec 05, 2014

Team Development – From Good to Great

We’re all familiar with having personal development plans and being assessed on our individual behaviours, but how about doing the …

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Dec 05, 2014

Influence – Leading Positive Change

How do we achieve more positive influence as leaders and individuals? Understanding how to leverage the influence factor can make …

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Dec 05, 2014

Tyranny of the Urgent

After receiving 72 emails in one hour, John Freeman, editor of Granta magazine, was spurred to write a critical analysis …

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Dec 05, 2014

Willpower is a muscle – learn how to strengthen yours

Here’s a conundrum; how do we develop the willpower to overcome our lack of willpower? It’s Sunday afternoon, I have …

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