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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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 …

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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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