Feb 25, 2014

TED Talk: Simon Sinek – How Great Leaders Inspire Action (Start With Why)

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question …

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Feb 03, 2014

TED Talk: Amy Cuddy – Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy …

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Feb 03, 2014

Insights Award The Colour Works the Platinum Partner Award

The Colour Works picked up a new, first-time award in December at a prestigious event in The Forest of Arden. …

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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

“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 …

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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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