Spark Engagement – An Exciting New Approach to Staff Engagement
We at Illumine are VERY excited to have been selected by Spark Engagement Inc to offer exclusively in the UK, the Spark Engagement diagnostic and ...Read more
The Growing Brain in the Growing Body – Part 2
In the second part of a three part series exploring how our brains develop, we look at the period from early adulthood to late middle ...Read more
The Growing Brain in the Growing Body – Part 1
In the first part of a three part series exploring how our brains develop, we look at the period to our late teens or early ...Read more
The Brain: Nature or Nurture?
The Brain: Nature or Nurture? When it comes to brain development, nature or nurture is one of science’s most enduring questions. In recent years, many ...Read more
Are Bigger Brains Better?
Human brains are larger as a percentage of body weight than almost every other animal on the planet. Over the two million years since the ...Read more
Remembering Song Lyrics (please pass on to any singers you know!)
I was recently forwarded an email from someone who’s husband – a singer – was struggling to remember song lyrics. As I sing and play ...Read more
NLP for Telephone Users – A Practical Guide
Electronic Communication Vs Telephone Conversation Sending emails and text messages is so quick and simple that using the telephone for business communication is often overlooked ...Read more
What to Wear At Work (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 7 Essentials for Building a Powerful Memory – Infographic
You can find out about how to remember more here. Download PDF version of the report writing infographic here (opens in a new tab). ...Read more
So What Makes You Different?
As part of an occasional series of blogs to mark Illumine’s milestone of 20 years, Clive Lewis (Founder and CEO) explains how he answers the ...Read more
Left and Right Brain – A Model That’s Had Its Day?
The theory that the left and the right hemispheres of the brain control different aspects of our thinking and behaviour dates back to the 1960s. ...Read more
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
Living well and enjoying your life is preferable to many people than simply living for a long time. The quality of your life is dependent, ...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