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A New Partnership Model Between A Board Of Directors And Employees

22 February 2021 14:02:10 GMT / by Kieran Moynihan posted in Communications, Employee Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity

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For many employees, the board of directors of a company or organisation, can seem very distant from the day-to-day life of the organisation. While the traditional legacy model of a board of directors “away in an ivory tower” and filled with “Nine white men with an average age of 62” has slowly

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Pause. Touch (The Flipchart), Turn (Back To The Audience), Talk…

19 February 2021 16:06:06 GMT / by Ian Luxford posted in Communications

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Does it make you cringe when you are being presented to by someone who thinks they are a really great communicator and really isn’t?

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In Tough Times, Values Matter More Than Ever

28 January 2021 16:29:41 GMT / by Ian Luxford posted in Communications, Employee Engagement

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Almost a year out from the moments when all our lives started to change in ways we had never imagined, we decided to take stock of how our core values have held out through the turbulence.

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Yes You Can

19 January 2021 14:36:49 GMT / by Siobhan Orchard-Webb posted in Communications, Coaching, Gamification

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Can't to Can®. If you think you CAN'T do something, play this and see how you CAN turn your thinking around.

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The True Value of CPD

12 January 2021 10:13:02 GMT / by Siobhan Orchard-Webb posted in Communications, Coaching, Employee Engagement

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CPD or Continuing Professional Development is the maintenance and development of the knowledge and skills that are needed to perform in a professional capacity. This could be keeping professionals contemporary and up to date with current skills, polishing them or taking them to the next level.

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Myths, Legends, Stuff We Need To Re-think

11 January 2021 12:41:07 GMT / by Ian Luxford posted in Communications

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Learning from experience - be very careful, especially now.

For thousands of years, we have known that humans learn from experience. In the last hundred years, we have found out a lot more about the neuroscience behind this and why it is such an effective way to learn. If we want to learn to do something, we should definitely try to get stuck in and experience it.

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Learning In The Flow Of Work

15 December 2020 13:52:36 GMT / by Amber Orchard-Webb posted in Communications, Coaching, Employee Engagement, Onboarding

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Learning in the flow of work is one of the most valuable methods of learning – particularly when onboarding new colleagues. A lot of the time we do it without realising – a short video, a quick online module, asking a colleague a question.

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Take Care Of Your Mental Health

14 December 2020 11:55:17 GMT / by Siobhan Orchard-Webb posted in Communications, Mental Health

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We recently produced an app for sailors at sea for long periods of time, who could easily have their mental wellbeing affected by loneliness and separation, we asked some people for their tips for managing their mental wellbeing. Here are some of them:

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Colour Theory And The Meaning Behind It

09 December 2020 16:58:56 GMT / by Toby Mitchell posted in Communications, Employee Engagement

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Colour theory is a gigantic and fascinating topic, that can be broken down into three main categories. The colour wheel, colour harmony, and the context of how colours are used. The main area we will be looking at is how colours are used, but first a bit of background.

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Shape Your Communications: Don't Say It, Show It!

09 December 2020 14:56:23 GMT / by Klaudia Jeziorczak posted in Communications

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It is often difficult to convey an underlying message through dialogue alone, hence the importance of communicating ideas visually and shapes are a great example of this.

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