Dec 04, 2014

What really Motivates Employees?

Never a year goes by without some esteemed management journal or professor announcing to the world that they’ve found the …

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Dec 04, 2014

Conflict in the Workplace… The Cost of Bad Behaviour?

A 2011 survey report published by the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) highlighted that “the scale of workplace …

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Dec 04, 2014

Time To End The ‘Blame Game’

Politicians habitually play it, and from both sides too, by apportioning blame rather than constructively seeking solutions. Little wonder that …

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Dec 04, 2014

40 Unusual, Brilliant Questions to Get You Thinking

This came through on one of those emails that are so recognisable and almost immediately deletable; big photographs and deep, …

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Dec 04, 2014

Insights Discovery Personal Profile Information Guide

The Insights Discovery Personal Profile is produced from responses to a 25-frame evaluator. Your Insights Profile is unique to you …

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Dec 03, 2014

Confronting the Coaching Conundrum

There’s no real argument about the power of using a coaching management style to transform the performance of your people.  …

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Dec 03, 2014

You Are What You Think You Are, So Think Positively

Pretty much everyone these days buys into the idea that we are what we eat and that the maxim “Garbage …

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Dec 03, 2014

Why The World Needs Introverts

Shy, unconfident, solitary: there are many popular conceptions of introversion, most of them negative, but the reality is far more …

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Dec 03, 2014

Thinking Vs. Feeling

Look at any ‘To Do’ list, meeting agenda or project plan and you’ll find almost certainly that it’s chock full …

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Dec 03, 2014

From the Inside Out – 11 Ways to Introduce Mindfulness to your Work Day

It is the awareness of awareness. Most people in the workplace seem to want that unobtainable master tool; that solution …

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Dec 03, 2014

Fight the Good Fight – Why Leaders Should Promote Healthy Conflict

Mention the word ‘conflict’ and people tend to flinch. It’s a word with negative connotations of aggression, rudeness and arrogance. …

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Dec 03, 2014

Happiness at Work

Go back a few decades and the concept of happiness at work would have seemed incongruous. Go back a hundred …

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Dec 03, 2014

Successful Change Management

Successful Change Management is all down to People It’s a harsh fact, but some 70% of change efforts fail to …

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Dec 02, 2014

Conflict as Opportunity

Conflict in the workplace is nothing new. It’s a fact of life. And for most of us it’s an unpleasant …

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Dec 02, 2014

SELLING: Know who they are, and know what they need.

Selling is all about the other person. All salespeople should believe in their wonderful product or service; an attitude which …

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Dec 02, 2014

Effective Leadership

Effective leadership is not just a job, it’s a complex interaction between a range of personal and professional qualities and …

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Dec 01, 2014

Leadership Styles

The Colour Works are specialists in leadership development. There are six main types of leadership; pacesetting, coaching, visionary, commanding, democratic …

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Dec 01, 2014

Eustress or Distress? Through the Colours

While eustress is a positive form of stress, which can benefit our health and make us more productive, distress can …

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