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Learning Styles are Important It’s the weekend and you’re at home. You decide to do some of those household jobs that you’ve been putting off for a while. You decide to start with the dripping tap in the bathroom. It’s been a while since you changed a washer and this particular tap is one of those […]

Fear of failure is the biggest obstacle to success.  It stops you from moving forward, from realising your full potential and from pursuing your dream, your purpose.  Purpose is part of who you are, however it’s still possible to supress it with fear. Often failure is seen as weak, but could failure be not trying?  […]

Managers are the biggest blockage to staff doing their jobs effectively, according to a survey carried out by The Development Company. The responses to the question ‘What gets in the way of staff doing their jobs effectively?’ were: 72% of respondents said Poor Managers 17% said recruitment skills shortages meant their staff didn’t have enough trained […]

Training is going through a bit of a change at the moment. With IT producing some cutting edge services, all it takes is some motivation from the learners and the training revolution will take off. Louise Plant reports from the Association of Talent Development, TechKnowledge 2017 Expo in Las Vegas (well someone had to go!). […]

Motivation Cards can Help Develop your Staff This blog is based on how one organisation is using motivation cards to make a difference in how staff are managed, developed and coached. How do we identify what motivates our people? It’s the age old thing that every person who manages people wants to know. I mean, […]

This is part three of my story of employee engagement at LifeSearch – an organisation that knows it’s why (see part 2) and uses situational leadership to enable people to do the what. This series of blogs are exploring what we can all learn to benefit from employee engagement. Quotes are from Anthony Andreoli, Adviser […]

This is part two of my story of employee engagement at LifeSearch – an amazing company doing amazing things. LifeSearch is not a client of mine, I’ve never worked for them, and I’m not their client. I became interested in their culture through the words, energy and engagement of Facebook posts of Anthony Andreoli, who […]

Employee engagement is high on the agenda for all organisations nowadays. When an employee is engaged, they perform better, and they have more peak experiences at work. They also tell others of their engagement. Facebook posts of a friend of mine, Anthony Andreoli, intrigued me enough to ask him if I could meet to find […]

Developing effective networking skills is a core skill  for any professional, whether you are self-employed or employed.  Thanks to Paul Green of the most successful networking group in Northamptonshire – NN Connect – who has shared his tips on networking with us. He shares 3 further tips in Part Two… Building on the last article, here […]

Networking is a core skill to develop for any professional, whether you are self-employed or employed.  We were thrilled when Paul Green of the most successful networking group in Northamptonshire – NN Connect – offered to share tips on networking with us. This is part one – Paul will share three tips for effective networking […]