Author Archives: Changing People Inside

Overcoming the fear

The government cuts are a common topic and an obvious cause for anxiety at the moment. For those worrying about the impact of the cuts two interesting phrases we heard from clients recently spring to mind. ‘We have heard there … Continue reading

Posted in BBC, Positivity, The Cuts

>The Flight of the Bumblebeezzz

>Those of you who follow Karen on Facebook will know that she has been invaded by bees! She is cultivating a number of them in her loft office and releasing them into the environment (as they are in short supply). … Continue reading

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>Volunteering works – can you help raise a million?

>Karen’s volunteer work with The Prince’s Trust continues. The Prince’s Trust’s has been very successful in the last year, helping 44,000 young people through a variety of schemes to get them into employment, education and training (EET). The Princes’ Trust … Continue reading

Posted in The Princes Trust, Volunteering

>The Engaging Leader

>Are you engaging our people or still in ‘command and tell’mode? Do your people submit ideas or suggestions or are they frustrated getting you to listen? At worst, is the Board at each other’s throats behind closed doors? What do … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Engagement, Leadership

>This month we won an award and have been entered for another!

>The award was for marketing consistently and effectively using our newsletter and building our database via Constant Contact. Constant Contact chooses small businesses and organizations from different industries for their All Stars award. Criteria for success includes: • Communicating with … Continue reading

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>Depression – a private torment

>This was the title of a recent talk about depression by Dr Bev Daily, Trustee of the Burnham Health Promotion Trust. He talked about the classic symptoms of depression that can often become apparent at this time of year, and … Continue reading

Posted in CBT, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Depression

>How does your brain work?

> David Rock’s book ‘The Brain at Work’ shows how critical different brain functions are.It debunks one of the NLP tenets that we can hold up to seven pieces of information in our brain at one time (plus or minus … Continue reading

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>How are you feeling?

> Did you know that your wellbeing can be analysed using a ‘Personal Wellness Profile’ which measures against these factors. How do you think you would score in each? 1: Satisfaction with Lifestyle2: Coping with Pressure3: Wellness Behaviours4: Managing Personal … Continue reading

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>The Magic of Communication

> A magical day at The River Network trainers’ showcaseWe recently held a highly imaginative, energetic and innovative day with The River Network, a co-operative group of coaches, trainers and management consultants Karen is part of (so named as all … Continue reading

Posted in BBC Radio Berkshire, Karen Kimberley, Training, Winston Churchill Fellowship

>Listen to Karen’s views on the BBC about volunteering in the UK and Australia

>Link via http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p0037l6t/Sarah_Walker_03_06_2009/ This link to Sarah Walker’s BBC Berkshire radio show is available for the next 7 days, but you can find more information about: The Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship on www.wcmt.org.uk and www.ozblog2008.blogspot.com Mentoring and getting involved with … Continue reading

Posted in BBC Radio Berkshire, Coaching, Communication, Karen Kimberley, The Princes Trust, Training, Winston Churchill Fellowship