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Selling and Telling your Company Story

Selling and Telling your Company Story

WHAT’S YOUR STORY?   “It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.” ― Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind   Every company has a story because every company started for a reason. It had […]

5 strategies to overcome public speaking nerves

5 strategies to overcome public speaking nerves

No need to avoid presenting any longer You have been asked to present at your next industry conference. Woohoo!! Or maybe not. The thought of standing in front of 400 people is terrifying and the self-talk starts in your head. I have no idea how to put together a presentation, what was I thinking? No […]

Preparing for Effective Tool Box Meetings

Preparing for Effective Tool Box Meetings

No-one is born with engaging meeting, training or presenting skills. Unfortunately, many employees find themselves standing in front of a room full of their work colleagues at the morning toolbox meeting feeling nervous, inadequate and poorly equipped to handle the disengaged audience in front of them. There is an art, science and skill to running […]

Agile and Dancing Chickens

Agile and Dancing Chickens

5 Hot Tips for Business Agility Success Getting a team trained in Agile is relatively quick and easy, learning how to make it work in your business, requires experience and expertise. These 5 Hot Tips have been learnt through many years of flearning (failing + learning). Prepare Firm Foundations – ensure your business is setup […]

Why Good Writing Matters to Business Success

Why Good Writing Matters to Business Success

Everybody writes, but not everybody writes with confidence. Spend any time on the internet and it’s obvious writing isn’t considered a core skill in many businesses. Let’s not even think about social media and how the English language is being mangled, a lot of it unintentionally. But here’s the thing: we’re living in an era […]

Five Keys to Creating Flexible Teams

Five Keys to Creating Flexible Teams

How to create strong Fluid Teams through Team Development Training The recent pandemic has created fast-changing major global disruptions impacting business on a global scale – possibly even more than the historical events of 9/11 and the GFC. Large-scale social, technological, environmental, political, economic, and legal changes have created an imperative that organisations are more […]

Three Reasons Why Motivational Interviewing is Such a Powerful Tool

Three Reasons Why Motivational Interviewing is Such a Powerful Tool

Whether changing behaviour is a concern for yourself, your colleagues or your clients, there is a body of verifiable, evidence based practice for getting results. In this article Trevor Simper gives the 3 reasons why motivational interviewing is such a powerful tool for helping people change, explains a little more about what MI is and, […]

The 4 Keys to building Resilience: Key #4 – Looking after yourself

The 4 Keys to building Resilience: Key #4 – Looking after yourself

In my introduction to “The 4 Keys to building Resilience”, I mentioned that the keys were as follows: Key #1: Thinking – It’s all about mindset Key #2: Doing – Get moving and set some goals Key #3: Connecting with others and with our higher self Key #4: Renewing – Looking after yourself So, let’s […]

Currency for a Knowledge-Based Economy

Currency for a Knowledge-Based Economy

“For countries in the vanguard of the world economy, the balance between knowledge and resources has shifted so far towards the former that knowledge has become perhaps the most important factor determining the standard of living… Today most technologically advanced economies are knowledge-based.” -World Bank, 1999 There are many kinds of knowledge, and in a […]

The 4 Keys to building Resilience: Key #3 – Connecting with others and with our higher self

The 4 Keys to building Resilience: Key #3 – Connecting with others and with our higher self

In my introduction to “The 4 Keys to building Resilience” I mentioned that the keys were as follows: Key #1: Thinking – It’s all about mindset Key #2: Doing – Get moving and set some goals Key #3: Connecting with others and with our higher self Key #4: Renewing – Look after yourself So, let’s […]

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