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In winter it's much more difficult to motivate yourself to do anything, whether it's exercising or an important tasks or project. It's much more appealing to just hunker down under the duvet in front of the TV, or with tablet in hand, and while away the hours. But aside from he obvious waste of time and energy, do you really want to miss some of the great things the winter season can offer you? Here's three quick tips on how to stay motivated and productive during the winter months...
Posted in: Productivity,
Whether your 2019 is about ‘doing’ or ‘being’, identify your potential goals, get really clear on the measures and outcomes and then work diligently towards those one or two Wildly Important Goals with all the passion and energy you have and the rest will take care of itself.
It doesn’t matter if, like me, you’ve just left university and are beginning your first job or if you're starting a new project or even embarking on a personal fitness journey. Starting off is tough.
Presenting is easy, facilitating is much more difficult! So how do you provide new information and skills, help people understand the information or skill, help them experience the information or skill and ensure they leave a session feeling that THEY learned something?
Posted in: News & Insights,
How many of you woke up this morning and thought to yourself, today I’m going to be extraordinary? The chances are not too many of you. We think about ourselves as ordinary people leading ordinary lives and yet the reality is that we all have the opportunity to be extraordinary everyday, in whatever way we choose.
Tags: 30-day blogging challenge, curiosity, engagement, extraordinary people, passion, productivity, resilience,
I like the phrase ‘organised chaos’. It suggests a way of working that on the surface looks completely disorganised but which is actually a very effective creative process. For me, that’s the key to fulfilling work – finding my own way through the apparent confusion.
Despite a hefty price tag, research shows that leadership development programmes are not providing good value for the money. That’s according to an article published in the online magazine, Chief Learning Officer.
Posted in: Leadership,
360-degree feedback. Three little words so powerful, they can stop a conversation dead. But when they're done correctly, the benefits of 360-degree feedback are clear to see.
When we meet people where they are, we bring the kind of coaching that fits their role and experience. The 'how to guide' in today's blog post will empower you to do just that with your coachees by helping you to identify where they are in their learning journey and how you can best support them.
Posted in: Coaching,
I eagerly signed up for the 30 Day Blogging Challenge whilst away on holiday, thinking it would be a great way to hit the ground running after a fantastic (and much needed) three week break. It's been tougher than I thought but it's been a week of fantastic learning experiences. Here’s a round-up of the best blog posts from The Extraordinary Training Company this week:
Posted in: Branding, Continuous development, Leadership, News & Insights, Productivity, Recruiting, Time Management,
Tags: 30-day blogging challenge,