Category: Personal Development

How To Avoid Death By Powerpoint – (while still using it)

Like most people, I have been subjected to death by PowerPoint over the years, one memorable occasion was when a one hour Health and Safety presentation overran by 40 minutes and consisted of 75 slides with full of closely spaced text. Don’t get me wrong, I love PowerPoint and use it a lot.  I grew … Continue reading How To Avoid Death By Powerpoint – (while still using it)

Taking the Stress out of Presenting

I have lost count of the number of presentations I have delivered over the years but, whether I am presenting to a small group of people or a full auditorium, I have never forgotten how it felt in those early days; the racing heart, the clammy palms, hands shaking too much to hold notes… And, … Continue reading Taking the Stress out of Presenting

Carl Fitzsimons’ Story

As the fifth in our series of clients’ stories, we asked another of our long standing clients, Carl Fitzsimons, to share his journey and experiences with Evolution – which started 16 years ago! I first met Evolution and Martin in 2000 when I was running Nicholls Foods Vimto Academy – we were helping other Food and … Continue reading Carl Fitzsimons’ Story

Angela Young’s Journey with Evolution

Angela Young’s journey with Evolution started over 10 years ago and, like with many of our colleagues/clients, we are happy to say the relationship is still ongoing today. My first contact with Evolution was around 10 years ago when I was introduced to Martin through the Walsingham Clinic, a natural health centre and one of … Continue reading Angela Young’s Journey with Evolution

Nik Green’s Story

We’d like to share the journey of another one of our long standing clients with you – Nik Green. We first started working with Nik over ten years ago, and this working relationship evolved and developed into a friendship. Nik spoke about his experience of using NLP in an Outdoor Education setting at our NLP … Continue reading Nik Green’s Story

Every Cloud has a Silver Lining

Looking for the silver lining I’ve been thinking about some of these old sayings recently and how they apply in business, and in life generally. You know the sort of things – ‘A stitch in time saves nine’ ‘too many cooks spoil the broth’ and ‘every cloud has a silver lining’. I particularly like the … Continue reading Every Cloud has a Silver Lining

Rachel Picken’s Journey with Evolution

As the second in our series of stories from our clients, celebrating our twenty years in business, we’d like to share Rachel Picken’s journey with you. If you feel inspired by what you read, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us to learn how we can help you on your journey. I first … Continue reading Rachel Picken’s Journey with Evolution

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

A Procurement Professional’s Guide To Buying Christmas Presents

It’s that time of year again, your family require Christmas presents to keep the relationship going, you have a limited budget and you are running out of time. Do you start with a plan? Do you wander round town looking in the shops, choosing stuff at random and then try to fit the present to … Continue reading A Procurement Professional’s Guide To Buying Christmas Presents

Do You Make Lists?

Do you have too many tasks to keep them all in your head? Do you make lists? For lots of people, the problem with lists is that is difficult to prioritise them. We tend to start at the top and work our way down, and any new tasks either get added to the bottom or … Continue reading Do You Make Lists?

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