Conducting Communication in the Workplace

Conducting a meeting is like conducting an orchestra? Definitely. The ‘conductor’ in a meeting needs to ensure that all the ‘instruments’ get a chance to be heard, that the tempo is right and everyone is on the same page of the...
Making Space for Change

Making Space for Change

“Who likes change?” When I ask this question at the beginning of Change Management workshops, invariably a lot of hands go up.  When I then ask the group to keep their hands up if they like change that is imposed on them by others, virtually all the hands...

Good Gossip & the Information Vacuum

We all like gossip I read an article recently that suggested that everyone — men and women — like a bit of gossip, the generally harmless chat that happens when people gather together and have a few minutes to spare. They might share a moan about...
Snowflakes, Rugby and Great Teamwork

Snowflakes, Rugby and Great Teamwork

“A snowflake on its own is a delicate thing but when they team up they can shut down a city,” so said Steve Maraboli and it’s a great way to think about the power of people working together. Rugby players would probably take exception to being referred to as...