Book review: The Chimp Paradox by Dr Steve Peters

I’m looking forward to hearing the author speak soon at The School of Life. If you haven’t got your mitts on this book yet, grab or download a copy soon. Then you’ll be able to join Sir Chris Hoy and other members of Team GB’s super-successful 2012 Olympic team by applying the wise words of… Read more

Values – walked and talked, or just words on the wall?

  Values   Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah Do a quick search for ‘organisation values’ and you’ll strike a rich seam of carefully crafted words. No doubt much time and resource was devoted to their development, and much debate… Read more

How can I delegate when I don’t have time to explain?

One of Zoomly’s best-selling 90-minute workshops is ‘How to delegate effectively’ and, no matter where or with whom it runs, there are always cries of, “but but but – I don’t have time to delegate!” Fair point: most of us are ‘crazy busy’, working longer hours yet seemingly getting less done, being more distracted yet… Read more

How to boost the 70 in 70:20:10

Charles Jennings is something of an evangelist for the application of 70:20:10 for learning and development and I had the good fortune to hear his views at a recent Training Journal event. What’s 70:20:10? The model was first proposed in 1996 by Morgan McCall and his colleagues at the Centre for Creative Leadership (CCL), Michael… Read more