Nov 11, 2013

“ENGAGE OR DIE!” (GOVERNMENT TASKFORCE WARNS UK EMPLOYERS)

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 “Top …

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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 Success …

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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 the …

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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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Aug 16, 2012

Sowing the Seeds of Employee Discontent

Whenever conflict arises between individuals or within teams, there’s a tendency to go looking for the relationship issue that sparked it. …

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Aug 02, 2012

Great Minds Think … Differently! What Makes a Team Great?

Here’s a question for you. You’re a market leader in the mobile phone industry but you’re losing market share in …

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Jul 19, 2012

Beyond Rhetoric – The Values Gap

When I lost my mobile recently it took 3 calls to my provider, over an hour waiting, two failed attempts …

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Jun 20, 2012

More on Priming and How We Are Nudged into Action

Our article last article proved to be a very popular read. So popular, in fact, that we’re exploring the subject …

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Jun 06, 2012

The Fascinating World of the Unconscious Mind

Your unconscious mind takes in way more information than your conscious mind is aware of. Not only that but it …

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Apr 02, 2012

Can I Give You Some Feedback…?

“Feedback” is a scientific term from the field of Physics and it’s critical to how we learn to do things. …

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Mar 16, 2012

Just Say “No” – The Power of Taking Control

It’s a familiar feeling. You have way too much going on already and as fast as you clear one job, …

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Feb 22, 2012

The Art of Delegation

“If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.” It’s a familiar phrase and one we’ve probably all  used …

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Feb 14, 2012

Emotion at Work

 “I think you have to work with people, and when I talk about managing  relationships…it’s a question of sharing emotion …

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