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Do you know what IC means? Well, internal communication obviously – unless you’re on Twitter when it means ‘I see’. Confusion could easily reign for communicators new to tweeting, so how many of the following terms do you know: ICYMI, … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Colour

At our recent ‘Association of Coaching’ meeting we had a fantastic talk about colour from stylist Judy Craddock from Peppermint Style. We explored what colours say about us as people – do you agree with the thoughts below? And what … Continue reading

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What kind of noise are you making?

Recently I was without many of the things people consider essential for a week.   Identity fraud meant I didn’t have a bank card. My phone and email account was hacked and my landline co-incidentally had a fault so I was left … Continue reading

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The logic of young minds

A PRE-SCHOOL TEST FOR YOU Which way is the bus travelling? To the Left or to the Right? Can’t make up your mind? Look carefully at the picture again. Still don’t know? Infants all over the United Kingdom were shown … Continue reading

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How one speaker got the X Factor

Apparently public speaking is the number one fear for people – ahead of even dying! So I was especially thrilled to get this feedback from a rather worried client who I’d coached to speak in front of hundreds of people. … Continue reading

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Why ‘Agile’ workplaces could become the new normal

Did your car look like this recently? Or was it a struggle to get to work using public transport? While Britain was covered in snow from top to bottom Michelle Pattinson from Unilever explained how they are tackling the problem … Continue reading

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Keeping a weather-eye on conversation

The weather is actually a great way to start a conversation. According to the science of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), to make people feel comfortable we should start by talking about the environment around us. This is probably why a lot of the … Continue reading

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Is your answermachine recording anything like as honest as this?

Is your answermachine recording anything like as honest as this? answering_machine_mfl

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What would your title be if you were a book?

This was the fascinating question posed to us in a workshop with Roy Childs from Team Focus who was explaining to us the value of psychometric questionnaires and why they can be misinterpreted. We were posed other challenging questions such … Continue reading

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The reason why the world is in chaos

This photo poem by Rian Varghese sadly seems to ring true for us in the 21st Century.

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