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
Decision Making – Art or Science?
Decision making is a vital part of business, from everyday operational decisions at junior management level, to long-term strategic decisions faced by senior management. Decisions ...Read more
The rise, fall and rise again of bite size learning
In our fast-paced society, new objects and ideas, from food to technology, seem to go in and out of fashion before we have had a ...Read more
Are we all Project Managers now?
The practice of modern project management has been around since the 1950s, although this was originally applied to the development of engineering and technology. Today, ...Read more
The evolution of bite-size learning
As with many areas of modern life, learning is subject to whims. How we learn is dissected extensively and learning packages designed to match the ...Read more
Is staff development the ultimate employee engagement tool?
Having a committed workforce is critical to your business success. Employee engagement researchers have shown that companies with high levels of employee engagement have better ...Read more
Management – let’s just make it up as we go along!
It’s a common assumption that if an individual possesses the technical skills required in a particular role, they will be good managers for other employees ...Read more
The role of creative thinking in business
When creative thinking or creativity is mentioned, most people will immediately think of something related to art or design. But, creative thinking is not just ...Read more
Why innovation is vital for business
In this modern, and highly competitive age, businesses need innovation to remain a success. In the past, organisations could possibly survive without it, but those ...Read more
The key steps to effective problem solving
Problem solving is a skill that most businesses would say they are good at, but, the reality is different. Although many business owners and managers ...Read more
Are you a creative thinker?
A little creative thinking can bring a sparkle to your projects. Are you a creative thinker? With these simple techniques you can be by taking ...Read more
How important is it to build trust based relationships at work?
As a business owner, you come up with robust strategies to scale your business and establish a stronghold in the market. But what do you ...Read more
Same old thinking?
Don’t be defensive minded; use smart thinking to underpin your career success. In this article we highlight five essential skills which can help you to ...Read more
A (video) framework for WHEN to be creative…
Creativity training often focuses on HOW to be creative, but rarely talks about WHEN. In this short video from our Introduction to Creativity online course, ...Read more