Resilience in the Face of Change
When someone tries to impose a change upon you that you believe will impact your current circumstances, it’s natural to feel initially opposed to the ...Read more
10 Ways to Age Proof Your Brain
10 Ways to Age Proof Your Brain Living well and enjoying your life is preferable to many people than simply living for a long time. ...Read more
7 Essentials for an Effective Management Development Programme
Introduction Approximately 90% of candidates considered for a management development programme fall into one of two categories: junior management personnel starred for progression to the ...Read more
The 8 Keys to Writing Reports That Get Read – Infographic
You can find out about how to write like a professional writer on the unique Writing Dynamics™ course, here. Download PDF version of the report ...Read more
Neuroscience: The SCARF Model
Neuroscience: The SCARF Model We live in a world of growing interconnectedness, which is creating an ever-increasing need to improve the way that people work ...Read more
How different people learn – does your training always reflect the full range?
As children, our preferred learning styles are absorbed from our environment and the influences around us. Like many other adult behaviours, by the time we ...Read more
Influencing and Persuading with Integrity
Influencing and Persuading with Integrity Introduction Most people reading this article will easily recall a situation in their working life where it has been necessary ...Read more
How good etiquette leads to good meetings
“Representing yourself and your company is a constant responsibility. No matter whether you are one person in a large company or the owner of a ...Read more
8 Keys to Effective Verbal Communication – Infographic
The balance between skills that help us in informal communication situations rather than formal ones, is explored more on the unique Think on Your Feet® ...Read more
Do you do this? The 5 most common mistakes when conducting a TNA… and how to avoid them
1. Assuming that last year’s training needs analysis will be the same and simply increase or decrease the same training programmes along with the company’s ...Read more
Teaching Managers How To Coach
Many managers assume their role is one of leadership, which is true. However, the most effective managers are not authority figures handing out discipline, but ...Read more
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