The Performance Flywheel

Published: 12th July, 2021
The term “momentum” is often heard in sports commentary. In basketball the “hot hand” describes a player who just can’t seem to miss and makes several consecutive shots. The football team that has the “momentum” usually ends up as the victorious party. In Physics and Architecture it's a cornerstone defined as the ability of an [...]

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Engaging High Performing Colleagues

Published: 4th April, 2021
Given the amount of energy, time and therefore money that is invested in recruiting the right people it’s a shock to find quickly a colleague first approach tails off. Everyone appears to have an appetite to make it work. Colleagues don’t want to be miserable at work nor to organisations want to be anything other [...]

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Onboarding Meets Performance

Published: 8th February, 2021
As a follow-up to our recent Webinar Andrea Moffat, YourBigPic Onboarding lead, met-up with Performance Lead Tunch Tole, to connect the dots between the motivations of new hires to what makes that same colleague happy in their work being the best they can be. In this 11 minute chat Andrea and Tunch look at what [...]

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Engaging through Gaming

Published: 8th February, 2021
Missing serendipity? The events that happen in a business you can’t predict, particularly this last year, and others that you would never have imagined. Who knows what’s to come next? So you get your team working with the Gaming Kit and generating new conversation starters. ‘What should we do when ..’ ..’.. and then, because [...]

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Performance: Chapter 2 “The Journeyman” Creation of A Compelling Performance Story

Published: 1st December, 2020
Following on from our first chapter in Performance storytelling "The Foundations", we have moved onto the second chapter of our story "The Journeyman" which is about a checkpoint performance conversation with the colleague. Colleagues prefer to tell their own Story... With our unique six headings (" I'm going to stop...", "I'm going to start...", "I'm [...]

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No Passion No Point!

Published: 27th October, 2020
In this demonstration we explored the ways of making positive connections with our colleagues and how PASSION could be linked to PERFORMANCE in the creation of resilient and high performing team cultures using a 6-step Pixar story telling method. Is anything we do really worth it without PASSION? Is PASSION the real activator force for [...]

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A Story-telling Performance Review

Published: 15th September, 2020

From the moment the email arrives a typical Performance Review can be more compliance than collaboration, more ‘let’s get it done’ than ‘what do you really think? ‘.. and need from us (to be the best version of yourself)?’ Here we explore a story telling Performance Review where we provide to you and your colleagues […]

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Take Responsibility for your Performance

Published: 29th June, 2020

More often than not a colleague would say a big yes if they were asked ‘would you Take Responsibility for your Performance?’. Why then is it more often than not a missed opportunity for most organisations? Rather than dumb the process down to a compliance exercise of ticking boxes, deploy the right tool and approach, […]

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Engaging Performance Reviews

Published: 31st May, 2020

Here are our highlights from our ‘Turning the Tables at Performance Reviews’ webinar showing how to deliver an incredibly engaging Perfomance Review. That means a two-way dialogue that is very much about feeling, emotion and experience. In doing that in a way that scales you create both an employee-first process. As a bonus gather a […]

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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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