Team Building And Transformational Training ~ Improving Creativity

There are probably many ways we can improve our creativity but some scientists are focusing their efforts on finding out how that happens; studying what’s going on in our brains, when we experience ‘insight’. In the BBC’s Horizon programme ‘The Creative Brain‘ these scientists conduct experiments which track brain activity via an EEG cap, as […]

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Team Building – Overcoming Obstacles II

In the last blog I talked about overcoming obstacles in the team, this one will talk about personal barriers to having the perfect team. Apart from the obvious problems a team faces, there are issues that individuals bring to work, mostly unaware of their presence or impact on everything; workmates, targets, sales and / or […]

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Team Building – Overcoming Obstacles

Every team has obstacles to face; some are fairly easy to spot – meeting sales and other targets, expansion, creating the next best thing or taking the business to the next level. Others are not so simple and can be difficult or completely insurmountable – with built-in stress-factor 10. These are the unseens at work. […]

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Team Building; Developing Your Team

Who said building a team would be easy? Perfect team cohesion is every manager’s dream; finding individuals with the right skills and talent is easy – but getting those people to work together, can be an actual nightmare. Apart from the lack of understanding of each other’s roles, personal issues stand in the way of […]

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Ayahuasca Sacred Medicine

Ayahuasca Sacred Medicine In the West today we have become accustomed to the “Quick Fix” syndrome. By “quick fix” I mean becoming sick or developing pain and going to the Doctors for pills, tests, surgery, therapy etc. There are four distinct levels to human beings, the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. If we are suffering […]

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The Will To Win; IHG Motivational Team Building, Paris

Again it was snowing when I landed in Paris. It had been thirty years almost to the day since I’d last visited the city, so I was looking forward to reminiscing on my journey from Orly to the Holiday Inn at Marne La Vallee. I have a good Scot’s tongue in my head so I […]

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The Will To Win; IHG Motivational Team Building Benelux and Nordics, Den Haag.

It was lightly snowing when I arrived in Den Haag, a day earlier than I should have, due to the lack of suitable flights ensuring I’d arrive on time. When I stepped out of my taxi at the hotel the first thing I noticed was the warmth of the flourescent pink light, glowing through the […]

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The Will To Win; IHG Motivational Team Building – Vienna

January kicked off with ‘Winning in 2013′ – a conference for the DACH regions of IHG (International Hotel Group) in mid January, in Vienna. After a few holiday season hiccups, I got into the swing of things pretty quickly, enjoying the winter travel and the excellent company of Austrian, German and Swiss hoteliers representing a […]

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7 Billion Rising ~ We Are Everywhere. Domestic Violence; The Art of Moving On

Moving on; I’m not going to say it was easy, sometimes it was extremely difficult – two children relied upon me and I was responsible for their safety and well-being. Starting over after an abusive relationship is one of the most difficult tasks I’ve undertaken to date – and that includes walking 20 feet of […]

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Why Domestic Violence Victims Don’t Leave.

Why Domestic Violence Victims Don’t Leave. Leslie Morgan – TED / TALKS TEDX Why would anyone stay with a man who beats her? Having been in a similar scenario, I can identify with many of the points that Leslie raises and the scars it leaves behind. I’m writing this as a woman – but I fully […]

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