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
Read Faster, Remember More
Why do we need to speed read? Aren’t we under enough pressure at work already? If this is your premise then it is time to ...Read more
Why focus on speaking and presentation Skills?
There are many good reasons as to why employers today are focusing more on their employees’ public speaking and presentation skills. In order to remain ...Read more
Information overload? Five tips for reading faster!
In today’s fast paced business environment it’s essential to be able to absorb material quickly and efficiently. How much reading do you do in a ...Read more
Is NLP for you?
Is NLP for you? Business communication with NLP Neuro-Linguistic Programming – or NLP – is an approach to communication, personal development and psychotherapy. Created in ...Read more
Can you be a successful report writer?
Planning: the key to successful report writing For many of us report writing is an essential part of our working lives. What is the key ...Read more
Yes, you can increase your brainpower!
Is it really possible to increase your brainpower and improve your creativity – whatever your age, training and background? Is there some scientific basis for ...Read more