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  • If you are a manager or business partner responsible for implementing new systems, policies and practices one of the key challenges you may face is resistance to change and progress.  When you’ve worked hard to design new solutions that will solve business issues, it can be at best frustrating and at worst demoralizing to come up against people who refuse to take on board the n ...

  • Jonty Leicester - Consultant and Coach The debate about the pros and cons of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator has been going on for many years, often between assessment experts each with their own opinions – and now it seems the debate is growing.   On the BBC Radio 4’s Start The Week programme broadcast on 8 October 2018 the presenter described what he called ‘the strange and ...

  • Gordon Laird - Consultant and Coach   Coaching is widely recognised as an effective approach to support managers to enable them to resolve challenges they face in the workplace. The generally accepted approach is that establishing goals is an important part of the coaching process. But is it always the best approach? Are goals always necessary in coaching? I should be clear f ...

  • Are you curious to know more about agile leadership as a way of responding to and listening to customers?  Interested in finding out more about how you can lead more authentically? Or how to build trust, collaborate and lead teams through change?  Then this 2+2 day Leadership Development programme is for you! The use of the phrase agile leadership has taken hold in the tech ...

  • Anne M Houston - Consultant and Coach Kindness isn’t something most people think about when they consider qualities that are important for employees and leaders. But, kindness can affect all aspects of business and can lead to more focused, resilient and productive workers who will be more likely to work hard and produce great results.  Kindness in the workplace can be define ...

  • Taking Care of Potential since 1988.   On 25 th October 2018, Taylor Clarke celebrated 30 years in business with over 50 guests at ARTA, Glasgow.   The evening began with a drinks reception before Laurence Clarke said a few words reflecting on our 30 year journey, thanking staff, clients and associates. Sarah Ballantyne then followed the speech with extremely touching words ...

  • Are you curious to know more about coaching?  Interested to know if you could be a coach, or use coaching skills in your role?  Then this 1-day Coaching Skills Workshop is for you!  The use of coaching in organisations continues to grow.  Why is coaching so popular?  What problem is it solving in organisations?  And what is ‘coaching’ anyway?! This Workshop seeks to answer t ...

  • Do you know of any emerging leaders or aspiring senior managers who might like to boost their skills by attending a four-day development event spread over two modules this coming December and February?   We are customising the content over the coming weeks in direct response to our focus groups need's, so this a great chance to get a more focused and personalised development ...

  • Kate Williams - Consultant and Coach  Having the support of senior leaders is crucial for leadership and organisation development. There are several ways in which senior leaders can boost the effectiveness of leadership programmes and ensure that the investment elevates overall organisation performance.   1. By working on their own development and seeing themselves as part of ...

  • “To intervene or not to intervene…” Effective management of health and safety in organisations is becoming an ever more important necessity regardless of the type of business. Developing a positive safety culture is essential and managers and employees alike are faced with the dilemma of whether to actively intervene or not.  Intervention: from the Latin intervenire meaning “ ...

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