Alison Rumney’s Story
As part of turning the grand old age of 20 we have been looking back on our journey as a company and as individuals, and thought it would be interesting to hear from some of the people we have worked with on their journeys over this time. Although some of our courses may just be … Continue reading Alison Rumney’s Story
What Is The Ultimate Question
Yes it is, it’s not who? or where? or how? or when? or why? What? is the ultimate question. The question that will give you the answer you need; to change, develop, grow or do whatever it is that you want to do. Of course, the important bit is what comes after the what? What? … Continue reading What Is The Ultimate Question
A Procurement story: from confrontation to co-operation.
Procurement has become an increasingly important function in a wide range of industries and business sectors. It is seen as a strategic function, a function that touches and influences all aspects of a business’s operation. Procurement should facilitate, enable and empower but procurement is also often misunderstood and can lead to confrontation. The language of … Continue reading A Procurement story: from confrontation to co-operation.
The big ‘Oh’. How to manage your mid-life opportunity.
40. 50 or even 60. Birthdays with a zero in them seem to mark a watershed in our lives. A day can pass in the blink of an eye, the years fly, by but the anniversary of another decade of life often makes us sit back and take stock of what we have done and … Continue reading The big ‘Oh’. How to manage your mid-life opportunity.
What can a "Modern Family" teach us about negotiation?
A letter from a woman to her Ex-husband’s new girlfriend was doing the social media rounds recently, I’ve copied it below and then will talk about what this can teach us about negotiation: You must be cringing as you read this. You must be thinking I’m going to school you on how to treat … Continue reading What can a "Modern Family" teach us about negotiation?
When should you take charge of your own personal development?
At the beginning of our lives, the responsibility for our development belongs with other people. Our parents and our family decide what we should learn and how we should learn it. Then the Education System joins in and we are led towards knowledge and skills that the wisdom of the time decides that we will … Continue reading When should you take charge of your own personal development?
Have your resolutions bitten the dust yet?
At this time of year it’s almost impossible to get in through the door of a Gym for the number of sweating, Lycra clad bodies within. Leave it until March though and there is no waiting to use the equipment, no difficulty in finding a locker for your your things and no one else there. … Continue reading Have your resolutions bitten the dust yet?
A New Partnership with Positive Purchasing
We’re really pleased to announce our new partnership with Positive Purchasing. We are now their NLP delivery partners and will be delivering advanced, NLP based Procurement courses with them. Positive Purchasing is a specialist training and consultancy business focused on transforming procurement capability worldwide. They help organisations realise dramatic results through the development of people … Continue reading A New Partnership with Positive Purchasing
Be Careful What You wish For. . .
Be Careful what you Wish for – The Class of 53 story: The story, as told by lots of consultants and coaches (and it appears in a huge number of books) , goes like this: In 1953, researchers surveyed Yale’s graduating seniors to determine how many of them had specific, written goals for their future. … Continue reading Be Careful What You wish For. . .
"If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It"
I watched a Horizon programme on self monitoring recently and it reminded me of something I say on most courses I run, “if you aren’t aware of it – you can’t influence it”, or “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” If you don’t know a customer has a problem, you can’t put … Continue reading "If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It"« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next »