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November 27, 2016

How to escape from quicksand

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So you want some people to change the way they do things? The biggest barrier to that change is their environment. It is like quicksand that inexorably draws people back down to their old way of being and stifles the change. Escaping quicksand is not easy, but it is possible. Here is how Bear Grylls

November 23, 2016

Do as I say – not as I do by Steve Lloyd

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Putting the learning back into the workflow Training as well as learning and development is undergoing quite a significant sea-change in thinking.  The realisation that traditional forms of training - face to face, online - no longer work in the manner that they used to, or ever worked in the manner that was intended, is

November 20, 2016

C’mon! Use your imagination!

We often get stuck. We metaphorically spin our wheels, not moving an inch. It seems every force in the Universe is holding us back. But is that really true? Our stuckness is usually the result of limits in our thinking. Just because we can't think of the solution that will get us moving, doesn't mean

November 13, 2016

A simple gift we can all receive

"The only source of knowledge is experience". Albert Einstein. To access the knowledge available from experience, we need to reflect on the experience. Without reflection, the experience will pass us by, and we will not receive the gift in its hands. So today, every so often, stop......... Reflect on what you have just done, and

November 6, 2016

Tell me… am I as good as him?

Isn't it fascinating how we react to others. I stumbled across this quote, though I don't know who said it... "Confidence isn't walking into a room thinking you're better then everyone, it's walking in not having to compare yourself to anyone at all." Who do you compare yourself to? If your happiness depends on your

November 2, 2016

Article: Boosting employee morale

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Felicity Landon interviews Paul Matthews as part of her investigation on how to keep employee morale up in tough times It doesn’t take much internet surfing to find unhappy employees (or former employees) keen to tell the world about the perceived shortcomings of their job, their place of work, their management team and their ultimate