New Year’s Resolutions

As the New Year kicks off people start by setting themselves for failure by creating lofty, possibly unobtainable, resolutions. Research shows that these often take less than two weeks to break. Focusing on habits is more productive. How do you ensure your meet your resolutions?

Circle of control – sketch note

Just over a year ago I started to sketchnote. I have recently purchased an iPad Pro with the aim of developing my sketching talent digitally. to this end I am revamping my 100 day series. Still thinking of a series name! Drawn with Concept App,… Continue reading

EQ-i Certification workshop (face to face or virtual)

The EQ-i is the longest standing and most used psychometric self and 360 assessment to measure emotional intelligence. Applications of emotional intelligence include: Leadership Development Organisational Development Executive Coaching Team Building Student Development Selection While emotional intelligence isn’t the sole predictorof human performance and development… Continue reading

EQ-i certified trainer

Last year I had the opportunity, as part of an ongoing leadership training programme to be trained and certified to use the EQ-i and EQ-360 from MHS. Last month, in partnership with Florence Divet from Wellbeing Matters Ltd, I have been trained and authorised to… Continue reading

Sketchnoting resources

Recently I was lucky enough to attend, as a participant, the Leadership Development  Intensive at the Scherer Leadership International centre in Krakow, Poland. Several of my peers were intrigued by the Sketchnotes that I developed and so here is a list of resources on Sketchnotes! General… Continue reading

Canvas collection – A list of visual templates

I have been using in my coaching, facilitation and training work,the very well known Business Model Canvas from the best selling book Business Model Generation, pretty much since it came out. Off the back of that, I got involved in the crowd sourced follow up book… Continue reading

Working as a graphic recorder / scribe – Working Out Loud Project #WOL2

I have recently been asked to deliver two projects as a Graphic Facilitator. This means that I have achieved my goal of finding some initial work as a scribe by March 2017 as outlined in my Working Out Loud project. Due to Non Disclaimer, I… Continue reading

Performance Management

I recently read THIS Point of View paper from Achieve+Forum on performance management. It has some great statistics on the issues with current performance management systems. Essentially many of the large HR consultancies have said that they are not fit for purpose. I think most people… Continue reading

100 Days of Business Acronyms – kick off

After recently completing my #100daysofpersonaleffectiveness project I have decided to take on another challenge. I recognised in that challenge, that I needed to create more variation in my writing style. This means using different fonts and sizes of lettering. To help me broaden my range, I… Continue reading