5th Annual PurpleBeach Experience

  By Keri-Ann Stanton, LifeDesign  

Date Posted: April, 11 2017

Developing Learning Experience Designers

  By Giuseppe Auricchio Digitalization is slowly transforming the way executives learn. Several attributes characterize this change. First, learning is moving from being an event-based activity to one that is integrated into everyday life - and hence so

Date Posted: March, 7 2017

The Global Leaders Journey, Kenya

  By Nigel Linacre You will work with children and adults in schools and social spaces in around Nairobi. You will be coached and challenged to make a difference every day, during an intensive week. You will

Date Posted: March, 3 2017

Experiences on the Camino

By Jean Marc Codsi. If you are searching for meaning in your life, then this article is for you. In September 2015, I walked for 40 days, covering one thousand kilometer, on my own and at my own pace, as I needed a break from corporate life. More importantly, I did it because I could! For the first time in my life, I had the time and the motivation to get fit along with the need for c

Date Posted: February, 24 2016

Winning Failures, Turning Error into Opportunity

By Dr. Orit Wolf. " Reward excellent failures. Punish medium successes" This is how actor Phil Daniels defined the power of leadership.  But what is a "good failure"? How can we help people talk about failures openly without fear, and how do we teach them to approach mistakes? Is there an intelligent way to learn from failures that can be developed into a methodol

Date Posted: August, 10 2015

Asking for help

By Rachel Brushfield. Asking for help Why is that many of us find it hard to ask for help?  All it involves logically is expressing a few words - a request, and yet so often we stop ourselves. Often people worry about appearing weak or lacking in competence or about not being good enough,

Date Posted: July, 16 2015

Decision fatigue

By Rachel Brushfield. Why decisions are tiring  I am currently de-energised having written a 50,000 word report on professional development. I CAN'T be de-energised, my company is called Energise I fretted! I have just worked out why this is with the help of a book. The book 'Willpower: Why self-control is the secret to success' explores self-control and shows how willp

Date Posted: July, 13 2015


By Rachel Brushfield. How authentic are you at work? Authenticity is about being who you are and is the best form of self-promotion there is. When you are being who you really are and have confidence in yourself, it is the best advert and attracts people to you.  People with a strong sense of self, with self-awareness and self-acceptance, confidence not arrogance, plus emotional intelli

Date Posted: July, 6 2015


By Rachel Brushfield. What is resistance and how do you spot it?  Resistance to change is natural; it is like a human brake, a 'digging your heels in' as a form of control/power when it feels to someone like their power is being taken away or a change is too scary to contemplate. Resistance occurs in organisations and individually - inaction is the result. Resistance is cau

Date Posted: July, 3 2015

Employee stagnation

By Rachel Brushfield. Do you have employee stagnation? Ignoring employee stagnation is like pouring profit down a drain. Stagnation is defined as 'to become stale, stop developing, growing, progressing, or advancing' and is unhealthy, both for the employee and employer. Like a pond, with too much weed and not enough oxygen, employee stagnation can lead to complacency, reduced

Date Posted: July, 1 2015

The Intrapreneur Lab

By Milan Samani. Managing Director, Leadership Laboratories and Co-founder of The Intrapreneur Lab. The Intrapreneur Lab is an accelerator programme for large companies to develop innovative products and services that profitably create social impact. In other words, if you work for a large company – think Barclays, GSK, Philips, MasterCard – and have an idea that can make mone

Date Posted: June, 23 2015

Backsliding PR’s take on The News as religion

By James Taylor, Roaring Mouse I am well acquainted with the news. As a child I would watch anything on TV, my first job - aged 14 - was in news distribution (paper round) and my adult life has been spent observing and feeding the news machine as a PR. Religion is also familiar. My mother was raised a Catholic, my father a Methodist. My childhood Sunday mornings were spent at a local Evangelical church

Date Posted: April, 14 2015

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