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  • Presentation Skills
    Presentations Story Telling and the Life of Pi 24th Apr 2013 The Life of Pi and the power of the metaphor As you probably know we like a good story A good story providing a powerful metaphor is often the best way to convey the challenges and victories of organisational life Stories engage at the emotional level rather than the more logical level of most presentations Read More Posted In presentation skills Presenting Yourself With Impact What can Managers and Coaches Learn from the King s Speech 13th Jan 2011 The following is an excerpt from the new film The King s Speech Listen to me Listen to me Why should I waste my time listening to you Because I have a voice Yes you do It is a poignant moment A moment when Bertie King George VI claims his real authentic voice and so perhaps Read More Posted In Belief change Change management Coaching Communication skills ILM Level 5 Coaching Leadership Executive Coaching presentation skills Presenting Yourself With Impact Setting goals Cialdini reaches the NHS positive language 31st Aug 2010 The Guardian and the BBC Today Programme report the use of influential language and particularly the principles of Dr Robert Cialdini See his book Influence is bringing tangible cost improvements for the NHS at no cost In particular the cost of missed appointments no shows and Do Not Attends DNAs have been reduced using the principle of social Read More Posted In Belief change Communication skills presentation skills Presenting Yourself With Impact You Cannot Not Communicate 13th Aug 2010 You Cannot Not Communicate You may have noticed that it is impossible not to communicate with people Or to put it more positively you may have noticed that through non verbal clues as much as verbal interactions you are communicating all the time Albert Mehrabian currently Professor of Psychology at UCLA has become well known Read More Posted In Communication skills Leadership presentation skills Presenting Yourself With Impact Brain Rules 5th Jul 2010 Brain Rules is a great website outlining the rules you need to keep in mind to engage influence communicate with others Read More Posted In Communication skills Emotional intelligence Interpersonal skills Leadership presentation skills Presenting Yourself With Impact Leadership Skills Reflection How often do you reflect 2nd Jul 2010 How often do you reflect Reflecting on what goes well and less well is key to improved performance Daniel Siegel in his book Mindsight says the essence of reflection is that we remain open observant and objective about whats going on both inside us and inside others Food for thought Read More Posted In Change management Coaching Communication skills Emotional intelligence Interpersonal skills Leadership presentation skills Presenting Yourself With Impact Presenting Skills feed the positive thoughts Wolves plants water 14th Jun 2010 Presentation Skills Feed the positive thoughts Or Wolves plants water via Peter Thomson I heard the story it was about the Native American boy asking his grandfather about life The wise one had explained that inside

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  • Presenting Yourself With Impact
    Posted In presentation skills Presenting Yourself With Impact Selling Skills The Map is Not The Territory 16th Mar 2014 Like me you ve probably used the London Underground and referenced the famous tube map to get you from A to B On other occasions you may have been walking down the streets of London and been surprised at how close some stations are together and how far others are apart A map is only a representation Read More Posted In Communication skills Emotional intelligence Presenting Yourself With Impact Selling Skills Presentations Story Telling and the Life of Pi 24th Apr 2013 The Life of Pi and the power of the metaphor As you probably know we like a good story A good story providing a powerful metaphor is often the best way to convey the challenges and victories of organisational life Stories engage at the emotional level rather than the more logical level of most presentations Read More Posted In presentation skills Presenting Yourself With Impact Interview Preparation Bids Pitch Tendering 8th Apr 2013 It is becoming increasingly common for those tendering for major bids to have to attend an interview either individually or more commonly as a team We help organisations prepare for such interviews by focussing the team on 1 their own strengths and personalities often utilising one of a number of personality profiling tools 2 the Read More Posted In Communication skills Presenting Yourself With Impact Selling Skills Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad Presenting Yourself With Impact 25th Jun 2012 As you are probably aware presenting yourself with impact is one of our areas of specialisation We were therefore intrigued by the latest offerings from the Royal Shakespeare Company in which overseas theatre companies produce their own versions of Shakespeare s plays in their own languages as part of the Cultural Olympiad The most successful so Read More Posted In Emotional intelligence Presenting Yourself With Impact soft skills Bid Presentation Training 8th May 2012 Have you thought about bid presentation training Most large tenders and bids require the bidder to present to the client In a very defined time period bidders have to present a bid that may have taken months to compile Our experience is that often the presentation is an afterthought after the hectic submission of bid documents Read More Posted In Presenting Yourself With Impact What can Managers and Coaches Learn from the King s Speech 13th Jan 2011 The following is an excerpt from the new film The King s Speech Listen to me Listen to me Why should I waste my time listening to you Because I have a voice Yes you do It is a poignant moment A moment when Bertie King George VI claims his real authentic voice and so perhaps Read More Posted In Belief change Change management Coaching Communication skills ILM Level 5 Coaching Leadership Executive Coaching presentation skills Presenting Yourself With Impact Setting goals Cialdini reaches the NHS positive language 31st Aug 2010 The Guardian and the

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  • Selling Skills
    Insights Discovery Developing Talent Personality Profiling Making Change Happen Work Life Balance In House Programmes and Coaching Recruitment and Selection Resources Presenting Yourself With Impact at Work The Book Books And Resources Meet Us What People Say Contact Us Iridium Blog Posts in Selling Skills The Case for Presence and Impact skills and presentation skills training 9th Mar 2015 In this article from Casio the case is clearly made for presence and impact training We can help see http www iridiuconsulting co uk presenting yourself with impact UK organisations are losing out on new business due to a lack of proper presentation skills according to the Art of Presenting report from Casio The study questioned over 250 senior business decision makers in UK Read More Posted In presentation skills Presenting Yourself With Impact Selling Skills The Map is Not The Territory 16th Mar 2014 Like me you ve probably used the London Underground and referenced the famous tube map to get you from A to B On other occasions you may have been walking down the streets of London and been surprised at how close some stations are together and how far others are apart A map is only a representation Read More Posted In Communication skills Emotional intelligence Presenting Yourself With Impact Selling Skills Interview Preparation Bids Pitch Tendering 8th Apr 2013 It is becoming increasingly common for those tendering for major bids to have to attend an interview either individually or more commonly as a team We help organisations prepare for such interviews by focussing the team on 1 their own strengths and personalities often utilising one of a number of personality profiling tools 2 the Read More Posted In Communication skills Presenting Yourself With Impact Selling Skills Making Your Own Luck 19th Jan 2012 Lucky I read

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  • Goals and the Canadian Astronaut
    10 He remembered the moment he saw the first moon landing and how from that day he d become obsessed with space travel He decided he wanted to be an astronaut when he grew up However he faced a number of obstacles He lived on a farm in the middle of Canada and Canada didn t have a space programme Undeterred Chris effectively put together his own astronaut training programme taking a step by step approach He decided it would be useful to focus on technical subjects at school He learnt to fly gliders and enrolled in Russian language classes After leaving school he decided to enrol in the military and take a mechanical engineering degree as he figured an astronaut would need practical engineering and flying skills He then trained to be a fighter pilot When the Canadian Government decided to co fund a space project with the USA who do you think met all of the criteria to be the first Canadian in space Chris Hadfield of course His message to the Manchester school pupils and indeed his 5 Live audience was simple Don t let life randomly kick you into the adult you don t want to become We have recently run some taking ownership of your career workshops and we regularly hear that most people spend more time planning their holidays than their career What are your career plans for the next year Chris s message also resonated with me with the work that we do on our coaching skills programmes In coaching we often differentiate between the End Goal and Performance or Interim Goals The End Goal is the big goal the thing that motivates us and drives us on but which we seldom have total control over Performance or Interim Goals are smaller achievable steps which take us in the direction of our End Goal Since the age of ten Chris had had an End Goal and he d also done a great job of breaking this down into a number of smaller steps As Steven Covey author of Seven Habits of Highly Effective People would say Chris had started with the end in mind What are your End Goals this year What are the Performance or Interim goals that will help you get there Yes but what if you don t know what you want to do when you grow up asked another pupil Great question I thought to myself I wonder how Chris is going to answer that one Chris s response was equally impressive He encouraged his audience to think about what they enjoyed doing If they walked into a book shop which sections did they find themselves invariably drawn to He invited his audience to then start to play with these ideas If for example they found themselves drawn to the photography cookery and Egyptology sections how could they follow these interests into a potential future career Could they for example become a food photographer research a book on the

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  • Belief Change
    2014 Over the past couple of decades a whole new branch of psychology has evolved called positive psychology Academics around the world have started to study the positive side of human life looking into topics such as optimism resilience flow strengths emotional intelligence and happiness The research into happiness although still in its infancy suggests that Read More Posted In Belief change Emotional intelligence Work Life Balance Ethiopia and the art of thinking clearly 19th Nov 2014 We recently returned from a holiday in Ethiopia Just the linking of the words holiday and Ethiopia may be causing you some mental confusion right now Whenever we have told people either before or since our holiday we have been often met with some incredulous looks and sharp intakes of breath Why should just linking Read More Posted In Belief change Emotional intelligence Put your goals in the positive 10th Jan 2014 For many years we have been telling clients to make sure any goal is expressed in the positive It seems that the brain doesn t process negatives well If I tell you for example to not think of blue fish your mind is probably now awash with images of blue fish Away from or avoidance goals Read More Posted In Belief change Coaching Communication skills Leadership Setting goals Time Management Work Life Balance Bradley Wiggins the Chimp and responsibility 26th Jul 2012 You no doubt anticipated ablog post on Bradley Wiggins success in being the first Briton to win the Tour de France Almost as soon as Wiggins win was secure someone said to me I bet that will be your next blog I must admit initially I wasn t sold on the idea as it seemed to Read More Posted In Belief change Coaching The House of Change The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 28th Mar 2012 The House of Change The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel If you re a regular reader of our monthly tips you ll know that we love to draw learning from every day events and experiences holidays hobbies books films etc This month s tip is no exception with the inspiration on change management drawn from the hugely successful film Read More Posted In Belief change Change management Making Your Own Luck 19th Jan 2012 Lucky I read this I was recently recommended a book on luck The Luck Factor by Robert Wiseman I must admit I was sceptical as I ve always believed that you made your own luck and that waiting for luck to happen was no strategy for success It turns out that Robert Wiseman who is Read More Posted In Belief change Emotional intelligence Leadership Selling Skills Setting goals Contagion at Work 16th Dec 2011 Contagion isn t a word that I typically use in my day to day vocabulary Yet in the past two months as the Euro Crisis has evolved from a local difficulty on the extremities of Europe to a full blown crisis at its very heart Contagion seems

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  • Setting Goals
    goals Ten Questions to Ask Before Setting Goals 9th Jan 2015 Latest research suggests that goal setting needs to be thought through and handled with care if it is not to become a problem Below is a summary of the findings I am sure you will be able to think of instances where goal setting has been counter productive in your own experience and or when looking Read More Posted In Coaching Leadership Setting goals Time Management Work Life Balance Time and Personal Management Eat that Frog 2nd Feb 2014 Time and Personal Management Eat that Frog Three o clock is always too late and too early for anything you want to do Jean Paul Satre Why do we procrastinate Procrastination flourishes when we believe there is some spare time in the future however imaginary and something more pleasurable to do now however unimportant Read More Posted In Setting goals Time Management Work Life Balance Put your goals in the positive 10th Jan 2014 For many years we have been telling clients to make sure any goal is expressed in the positive It seems that the brain doesn t process negatives well If I tell you for example to not think of blue fish your mind is probably now awash with images of blue fish Away from or avoidance goals Read More Posted In Belief change Coaching Communication skills Leadership Setting goals Time Management Work Life Balance Team GB Olympic and Paralympic success and lessons for the workplace 19th Aug 2012 Lessons that we can learn from the Olympics You knew we would have to write up our thoughts on the Olympics didn t you It was great wasn t it Team GB surpassed all expectations So how can this success be translated to the world of work Here are our thoughts together with some questions to reflect Read More Posted In Coaching Leadership Setting goals Results Versus Excuses 17th Feb 2012 Results Versus Excuses Have you set goals If you have what will stop you achieving those goals If these have been properly set up and that was dealt with in a previous tip then I m going to be controversial and suggest that the key thing stopping you is yourself I m sure we re all familiar with the Read More Posted In Coaching Leadership Setting goals Making Your Own Luck 19th Jan 2012 Lucky I read this I was recently recommended a book on luck The Luck Factor by Robert Wiseman I must admit I was sceptical as I ve always believed that you made your own luck and that waiting for luck to happen was no strategy for success It turns out that Robert Wiseman who is Read More Posted In Belief change Emotional intelligence Leadership Selling Skills Setting goals Achieving Change by Creating Well Formed Outcomes 17th Jan 2012 How do we best set goals well formed outcomes to enable change to happen in our personal and business lives Research has shown that well formed

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  • Ten Questions to Ask Before Setting Goals
    Iridium Blog Ten Questions to Ask Before Setting Goals 9th Jan 2015 Latest research suggests that goal setting needs to be thought through and handled with care if it is not to become a problem Below is a summary of the findings I am sure you will be able to think of instances where goal setting has been counter productive in your own experience and or when looking at what happened during the financial crisis and or the problems governments have in setting goals If you are setting goals right now be sure to ask these ten questions Ten Questions to ask before setting goals Ordonez et al 2009 Questions to ask before setting goals Why is this important to ask Possible Solutions Are the goals too specific Narrow goals can blind people to important aspects of a problem Be sure that goals are comprehensive and cover all aspects For example both quantity and quality Are the goals too challenging What will happen if goals are not met What else will be evaluated Will failure harm motivation and self esteem Provide development plans to ensure the right skills are available Take a holistic view to evaluation Who sets the goals People are more committed to goals they help set Provide transparency in the goal setting process Is the time horizon appropriate Short term goals may harm long term performance Integrate long term and short term goals How might goals influence risk taking The threat of not reaching a goal may induce risk taking Provide clear boundaries on acceptable risk How might goals motivate unethical behaviour Goals narrow focus Some employees may rationalise their unethical behaviour as subservient to the goal Provide clear standards at the same time as providing goals How will goals influence organisational culture Individual goals may harm

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  • Time Management
    Ask Before Setting Goals 9th Jan 2015 Latest research suggests that goal setting needs to be thought through and handled with care if it is not to become a problem Below is a summary of the findings I am sure you will be able to think of instances where goal setting has been counter productive in your own experience and or when looking Read More Posted In Coaching Leadership Setting goals Time Management Work Life Balance Time and Personal Management Eat that Frog 2nd Feb 2014 Time and Personal Management Eat that Frog Three o clock is always too late and too early for anything you want to do Jean Paul Satre Why do we procrastinate Procrastination flourishes when we believe there is some spare time in the future however imaginary and something more pleasurable to do now however unimportant Read More Posted In Setting goals Time Management Work Life Balance Put your goals in the positive 10th Jan 2014 For many years we have been telling clients to make sure any goal is expressed in the positive It seems that the brain doesn t process negatives well If I tell you for example to not think of blue fish your mind is probably now awash with images of blue fish Away from or avoidance goals Read More Posted In Belief change Coaching Communication skills Leadership Setting goals Time Management Work Life Balance Making Change Stick The Masai and Logical Levels 26th Nov 2009 Research by Gregory Bateson and Robert Dilts suggests that we have a hierarchy in the way we think about things They identified six logical levels of thought each level providing different information and building on the level below Read More Posted In Change management Communication skills Emotional intelligence Interpersonal skills Leadership Leadership Executive Coaching NLP for

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