People Development

Switching on the Training Room

Published: 22nd March, 2020

Engaging your Learners Of course there a whole range of things you can do to make an impact in the room when you start your training. Any kind of novelty or difference attract the interest of your learner whether it be visual, a new prop, a new sound, the ringing of your bell, or  change […]

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Shining a Light on Employee Blind Spots

Published: 8th March, 2020

Why Should we Care about Employee Blindspots? The hierachial order of an organisation creates silos and pockets neither of which create an environement where the individual can naturally grow to create the most value for the organisation in which they work. This is less than good for so many reasons. For the individual they are […]

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Connecting People Development with the Business

Published: 23rd February, 2020

Many Moving Parts This is a area of difficulty that I see a lot of organisations wrestling with. On one hand the your people who are the driving force of your organisation. The heart pumping blood around the demanding organs of the business. We say that people buy from people, that business is all about […]

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The Art of People Development Workshop

Published: 20th January, 2020
The Art Of People Development

Do you want to connect the development of your People to the success of your Business? Split into three acts, The Art of People Development Workshop (from YourBigPic) helps connect your people development to the success of the business. Transporting attendees into the role of Employee, Manager and Trainer, all working within our example business, […]

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Embracing Diversity

Published: 16th December, 2019

Defining Diversity From the dictionary: .. encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. This struck me as at odds with my […]

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Elevating Engagement With the Millennial Mindset

Published: 17th November, 2019

The Millennial Mindset- Surprise! If you’ve been following my articles you’ll know I split this blog into a delve into the definition of exactly what is a Millennial mindset. You can read my findings here and in summary a surprise for me- it’s so much less about the obvious age related connotation than you might […]

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Building Your Team Around the Customer

Published: 5th November, 2019

The Customer at the heart of what you do It’s a great aspiration of businesses to say they are but actually what is being done at a practical level to make it so. I know how complex organisations can be with all their relationship challenges and I also know that good things don’t happen by […]

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Growing Your Talent

Published: 21st October, 2019

Mobilising Talent Inside-out When we come up with the themes for the webinars we can’t be sure exactly what the agenda and content will be when the time comes. Whilst preparing for our ‘Growing your Talent’ webinar the references appeared thick and fast and that says to me this is a hot topic to apply […]

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Recognising Jobs Well Done

Published: 6th October, 2019

Defining ‘Well Done’ As a broad term it may help us to recognise different types of ‘well done’, examples being: Responding promptly to a call to action; Going over and above what might be expected of them; Being efficient with time to get the required result. In each of these cases, and the list is […]

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Capturing Fast & Frank Employee Feedback

Published: 22nd September, 2019

Valuing Differences of Opinion We often seek to avoid conflict concerned about the difficulty of the conversation and any subsequent extra work to resolve it. The whole top-down command and control from (we hope) days gone by is best supported by compliant and agreeable employees who will toe the party line and work within the […]

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