• How to Embrace the Power of Introversion

    What do Einstein, Warren Buffet (the world’s 2nd richest man), President Obama, Ghandi. Steven Spielberg, Charles Darwin and Larry Page (co-founder of Google) all have in common? They are all introverts! For many years the business world has encouraged executives to exude confidence, debate, be impactful, speak up, promote themselves and get out there and […]

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  • The Power of Vulnerability in the Workplace

    Connecting with others on any level is essential for our very existence, and connecting well within the workplace is vital to your enjoyment and productivity. Gaining a deeper understanding of your colleagues and employees doesn’t make you vulnerable, and can actually enhance relationships as we’ve found through delivering our Leadership Programme. When we start working […]

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  • Taking Risks for Business Growth

    When your organisation is expanding and your focus is on business growth, risk management is vital so that your development is sustainable and manageable. The reality is you cannot grow a business without taking risks, and you cannot take risks without being prepared. The risk-reward curve cannot be suppressed. If you think that you can […]

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  • Eat the Frog to End Procrastination

    It’s human nature to put off tasks that are unpleasant, difficult to accomplish, or that you feel conflicted about completing. For example, when you face an unpleasant task that requires confrontation with others, the tendency is to procrastinate. Most humans seem hard-wired to avoid disagreements. However, what may have been a small difference turns into […]

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  • The Benefits of Coaching

    In order to gain a competitive edge companies are challenging the traditional ways of developing their people. Organisations are increasingly using Performance Coaching to bring out the best in their employees. 51% of companies now consider coaching crucial to their strategy (CIPD 2009). With an ever-increasing range of learning and development options to choose from, […]

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  • The Tough Mudder, Brighton Marathon and Mind

    Right now 1 in 6 of us in the workplace are experiencing a mental health challenge. So this year I’m running the “Brighton Marathon” and “Tough Mudder” to raise money for Mind in Cambridgeshire. Mind in Cambridgeshire believes that no-one should have to face a mental health problem alone. Mind support people facing difficulties with […]

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  • Motivation and The Pygmalion Effect

    How you communicate with your staff can have a dramatic impact on how your staff behave. This is often not communicated just through the words you choose to use but through tone, your body language and your approach. Managers, Directors and Organisational Leaders understandably have an influence on the success of employees, and can play […]

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