AppliedEI The Conference – Maximising Your Organisation’s Potential

20 September 2006Marriot Hotel, Slough/Windsor A must go to conference if you’re interested in emotional intelligence. Loads to choose from:Keynote speakers, FREE Individual Effectiveness Profile, exhibitions, launch of AppliedEI – The Importance of Attitudes in Developing Emotional Intelligence by Tim Sparrow & Amanda Knight plus the following sessions: Authentic LeadershipAmanda KnightCase studies: SW Peninsula NHS […]

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FREE workbook to accompany ME + YOU =

My book me + you = has 20 chapters covering different areas of self development with 5 suggestions to help you improve each area. In my guidelines for using the book, I recommend using a notebook to write down whatever comes up for you when reflecting on or applying the suggestions. To help you further […]

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Have you got the balls to be naked

This is a reference to another of Nic Askew’s short videos (6 mins) that are available just for one week’s viewing. This time is Dominic Miller, Sting’s guitarist, who’s interviewed. In the language of emotional intelligence, it’s about personal openness. It provides some wonderful reflective space. The most inspirational moment for me is when Dominic […]

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Emotional Intelligence and the World Cup (!)

The Centre for Applied Emotional Intelligence recently contrasted their approach to World Cup ‘sickness’ to the more conventional rule based approach towards staff absence and reduced productivity during June and July 2006. The ACAS website provides suggestions for implementing an absence control procedure and alerts the reader to discriminatory issues around workplace cover, the use […]

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Needed – more emotionally intelligent managers

The UK’s Full of Bad Managers Poor management is rife in the UK workplace, with more than nine in ten employees reporting that they have worked for a bad manager, research reveals. A survey by law firm Eversheds, also shows that more than a quarter of workers believe management styles have become too harsh during […]

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6 thinking hats – without the hats

I’ve used Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats in my group work sessions for some time now and recently I realised the one aspect of it that I’m less keen on – the hats….I love the theory using different approaches to explore different perspectives with great efficiency and great results. I also love the use […]

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Integrity

If you can take 10 mins for some instant inspiration, click on the following link before next Monday when it changes:http://www.monday9am.tv/welcome.asp Click film of the week.It’s Tim Campbell, last year’s winner of the Apprentice and is a fantastic personal reflection tool.

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Confidence

There’s a great 20 page dossier in this month’s Psychologies magazine called Build Your Confidence. It covers: what self confidence is and how it is linked to self acceptanceyour children’s self beliefcoaching and confidencecreating a positive outlook and coping with setbacks. This, in turn, links very closely with my work and my book me + […]

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Coaching for one can affect hundreds of staff

CIPD research shows that 99% of employers believe coaching can deliver tangible benefits to both individuals and organisations. Having only one key executive in an organisation who receives professional coaching, and who focuses on their leadership skills as well as on how they are operating, can affect tens, hundreds if not thousands of staff.Organisations that […]

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Creativity

Readers of my blog have previously been introduced to Michael Bungay Stanier through his wonderful ‘flash movie’ The Eight Principles of Fun. Michael is constantly on the look out for ideas to boost creativity and inspire people. He is inspiringly generous with his resource bank of ideas. The following link is a downloadable pdf by […]

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