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5 simple steps to a great one-to-one

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If you are a manager, it is so important that you make time for regular one-to-ones. Even if your desks are 4 metres apart and you think you are totally in touch with where someone is, you still need to have regular one-to-ones. It’s a space you create where they know that it is about them as an individual and you will really listen to their hopes, dreams, fears and concerns. The depth of conversation that you need to have just won’t happen as you discuss mundane operational issues. So get those one-to-one’s scheduled in and follow the simple steps below to make it a worthwhile use of time for you both.

5 ways to use roles in experiential learning exercises

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One excellent way of better tailoring experiential exercises to the particular context,situation and objectives within which you are working, is to use roles within an experiential exercise. There is something really nice (and memorable!) about the surprise factor of opening an envelope as a participant and seeing what is inside and I would really recommend doing that at least once within a facilitated day. So onto some of the options for using roles…

MBTI in Coaching

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In December 2014, Shirley was lucky enough to be asked to deliver two workshops for a new client, Mc Bride in Manchester. The first was MBTI in coaching in which 20 European coaches from within the business looked deeper at their own MBTI profiles to see how they were likely to be impacting their own coaching.

Shirley goes very international!

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Shirley has teamed up with an amazing facilitator called Steve Creffield from Evolve in Brighton. They have evolved an existing a 3-day leadership development programme for senior project managers within GRM Futures Group.

10 ways to make your team meetings more engaging

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We spend a lot of time in meetings these days and most of them are boring. Many individuals manage to turn up to a meeting and contribute nothing other than consuming a few biscuits! If you are a manager, then team meetings are essential but it is also crucial that you make them productive, worthwhile and interesting to attend.

Shirley is a first-rate organiser of our regional Training Journal meetings. She's a natural facilitator with a warm and genuine style. Her infectious enthusiasm is always focused on ensuring events are packed with learning and fun. Shirley's great to work with.

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