Learning at Work Week

  Monday 15th May marks the start of Learning at Work Week and this year’s theme is Curious and Creative.  The aim is to put the spotlight on the importance of learning and development at work as, given the growing skills gap, encouraging organisations to invest...

New Bitesize Courses

One of the questions I often get asked by clients is “how can we develop our people without causing too much disruption to day to day business?”. We all know how important it is to develop the skills of our teams, and that a well motivated, capable team...

Your behaviour is always having an impact

I spend a lot of time in workshops and during coaching sessions, talking about the behaviour of team members and strategies that managers could use to manage those behaviours. But increasingly, I am asking managers to start to think about their own behaviours. Your...

Personalised Learning with MBTI Step II

As an MBTI Practitioner, it is no surprise that I am a big fan of the Myers Briggs tool (it would be worrying if I wasn’t!) But I have recently been asked to take a team of Directors through the MBTI Step II tool, individually to begin with, and then use it as a...

Leicester is celebrating!!

There has been a fantastic buzz around Leicester for the last few weeks, and a lot of nervous football fans who dared to dream the impossible might happen – and it did! The #backingtheblues campaign has been great, with the whole city getting behind the football...

Developing people in SME’s

Many of you will have heard the saying “people are our greatest asset”, a statement that I believe is true for all organisations.  In this month’s CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) People Management magazine, there is a...