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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Turning Challenges into Action Plans

Published: 7th February, 2020

Negative to Positive When we talk of measured and lasting business outcomes each inidividual word is chosen carefully to bring something forward into the mix. When a Challenge presents itself we’re looking for a pathway in the form of a pattern, a way of thinking, to navigate our way through. From negative to positive, downbeat […]

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Agile Working for Business Outcomes- an Engagement Wrapper

Published: 27th January, 2020

The ‘Daily  Reach’ of the Product Owner I took a risk and the result the most satisfying webinar of the series so far and long may it continue! The reason being is the idea we discusssed was original and based on the observations of myself and my co-host Craig Jones-Stanley. In addition the growing interest […]

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Processes to marry the Customer to Team Development

Published: 12th January, 2020

Processes to Define the Role of Customer and Team Following on from our ninth Webinar, “Building Your Team Around The Customer“, Richard Copley, a connection and collaborator of mine, came to me with a story which was connected and developed the theme in a way I wanted to share. In this, our first jointly facilitated […]

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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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