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Liberating your subconscious mind

How to make better decisions effortlessly by unlocking the power of your subconscious brain Continue reading

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Listening to Nancy Kline

Review of Nancy Kline’s inspirational talk on the power of attention at the Association for Coaching Conference at University of East London, September 10th, 2013. Continue reading

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6 Compelling Reasons why Thinking Digital should be an ‘absolute must’ in your calendar

It’s Thinking Digital 2015 in May. Can’t wait for my annual fix of new ideas and creativity. If you haven’t heard of Thinking Digital you can find out more at www.thinkingdigital.co.uk I am a big fan and I wanted to share … Continue reading

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Why is the 8th waste one of the most important in Lean?

Today we are pleased to welcome a thought provoking guest post from Lean Manufacturing expert Giles Johnston of Smartspeed Consulting One of the central pillars of the lean movement is the idea of waste in a business. Not the rubbish … Continue reading

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What would you choose – a sheepdip or a spa?

I’ve recently joined an entrepreneurs support network. There are five of us; Graeme Pegman (Vital Wealth Management), Giles Johnston (Smartspeed Consulting), Simon Heal (Simon CGI) and Colin Bell (Paramount Associates) and we get together every month to share ideas and … Continue reading

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Be mindful out there

One of the recurring themes of the reading I have done on the subject of positive psychology has been the importance of learning to live in the moment in order to savour the present. It seems kind of obvious but … Continue reading

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Book Review – ‘The Happiness Project’ by Gretchen Rubin

‘The Happiness Project’ Gretchen Rubin ‘The days are long but the years are short’ is a quotation that echoes through this uplifting, inspirational book. It serves as a call to action to Gretchen, a writer based in New York, to … Continue reading

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How to facilitate

For all you facilitators out there struggling with how to design a really engaging and productive workshop you might want to channel the wisdom and experience of Stewart Pearson, PR/Communications Guru from ‘The Thick Of It’. First of all start … Continue reading

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Drama Based Learning Taster Workshop – June 15th

We are running a free Taster Workshop with our friends Helen McCree and Jo Huband from Capability Partnership and Luke Pennington, at Jesmond Dene Conference Centre on June 15th from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm. It will showcase our approach … Continue reading

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North East Premiere of ‘HAPPY’ on World HAPPY Day

North East Premiere of ‘HAPPY’ on World HAPPY Day ‘“Well” said Pooh, “what I like best,” and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just … Continue reading

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