Illumine Training Infographic – Celebrating 20 Years
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Leave Workplace Stress in the Office (Guest infographic)
Every so often we come across well presented content – articles and images – which we think our website visitors will find interesting. This simple ...Read more
The Habits of Effective Leaders – How Do You Measure Up?
The Habits of Effective Leaders Who are the really effective leaders? What would your staff say if they were asked? Do you ever ponder on ...Read more
8 Key Elements of a Successful Remote Meeting
We recently came across this useful infographic from Hubstaff, which we thought our visitors might find interesting… How to Run a Remote Meeting – An ...Read more
Choosing your mindset – ‘victim’ or ‘accountable’?
At the recent LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Policy Conference, Liam Moran from Illumine Training, spoke about the challenge of maintaining staff engagement during transformation ...Read more
Surprising trends in training that you need to know about
Trends in training are shifting in 2016 Over the years, many different strategies have been developed with the idea of facilitating learning in a more ...Read more
20 Years and Counting – who do you work with?
To mark our 20 year anniversary,I was asked, as one of the founders of Illumine, and still the CEO, to answer the questions I get ...Read more
Evaluating Training for Success
Evaluating Training for Success Although evaluating training is generally carried out at the end of the training event, the process of evaluating training starts right ...Read more
Can we use innovation to achieve a competitive advantage?
In today’s highly competitive environment, the goal of every business or organisation is to get ahead of the competition. This is known as ‘competitive advantage’. ...Read more
The 5 essentials for problem solving at work
There are many things that can become ‘problems’ each day. When something unexpected strikes, it can present a business with a series of issues. The ...Read more
The difference between coaching and mentoring
Within a work place, there are different levels of support an employee can request when they are either new to the job, changing roles or ...Read more
How can coaching improve performance?
To be able to improve performance through coaching, there are two key elements – the coach and the trainee. Both need fully to subscribe to ...Read more
How important is a good memory in business?
There are a great many traits that are said to be important in running a business, and although some are more important than others, it’s ...Read more
The 3 essentials for creating a creative culture at work
Google is perhaps most famous for pushing the boundaries of the workplace with its informal, playful working spaces, relaxed working practices and the enviable perks ...Read more
How do I communicate in a crisis?
When something does not go as planned, it can lead to an uncomfortable and unpleasant situation. In a business setting, this can lead to a ...Read more
How to reduce the length and cost of meetings
There really is nothing more draining on the soul than an overly long meeting. With unrelated questions being asked that prolong the agony, sitting for ...Read more
How can we communicate better in one to one meetings?
Have you noticed how some business managers and supervisors seem to get more from people? This is because they understand the need for frequent and ...Read more
What is Emotional Intelligence?
The ability to be able to identify different emotions within yourself and your colleagues and then be able to deal with them in the best ...Read more
Is creative thinking at work a time-consuming and expensive distraction?
The phrase ‘creativity’ often conjures up images of artists flinging paint at a canvas or sketching wildly on a notepad, so it can be hard ...Read more
Synthesis – what’s it got to do with me and my business?
Synthesis is the final stage of a philosophical theory known as the dialectic method. This theory looks at the inevitability of change and how opposing ...Read more