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ROLLS ROYCE OF NETWORKS 0

Posted on 1, February 2016

in Category coaching, Decisions, leadership, Mindset, Motivation, New year's resolutions, Training

The Rolls-Royce Women Network, which was re-launched September 2015, organise the Insight Hours.   The Insight Hours happen quarterly with the aim of providing employees with the opportunity to meet members of the leadership team. The objective of these sessions is to go beyond the general assumptions of senior management roles stepping into the personal and professional moments they bring.   “Instead of a monologue by the guest speaker, the small size of the group provides a space where ideas and experiences can be shared, providing a great opportunity to really get to know the person“, explained Patricia Patilla Sanchez, [&hellip

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Presenting in the right way 0

Posted on 20, November 2015

in Category Personal Development, Presenting and Presentations, Training

This might seem like a bit of a trumpet blower, however witnessing someone presenting with provocation and challenge while being professional, empathic and inclusive is a rare thing – not to mention captivating the audience, being truly interesting, giving new ways of doing and being.  The trumpeting bit is that one of SCT’s own, Halina Jaroszewska, is very good at this as demonstrated when I shadowed her at a recent Women in Property event hosted by Thrings in Bristol. Steve Jobs is often touted as one of the best presenters, Forbes called him the Ultimate Communicator, not relying on wordy [&hellip

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Strawberries and cream 0

Posted on 5, June 2015

in Category Decisions, Mindset, Personal Development, Training

Every picture tells a story and a picture is reputed to be worth a 1000 words. How would you describe your perfect strawberry indulgence? Maybe strawberries are not on your yummy list. Maybe strawberries bring you out in a rash. If that is the case what would you substitute to use as a metaphor. Or maybe the imagery will work for you anyway. Suspend your disbelief and drop those strawberries in that bowl of cream…. Strawberries and cream; strawberries unwashed; strawberries washed; strawberries dipped in sugar; strawberries sprinkled with sugar, strawberries with black pepper, balsamic vinegar drizzled strawberries, strawberries sun [&hellip

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Change your words Change your world 0

Posted on 21, April 2015

in Category Decisions, Enterprise & innovation, Mindset, Personal Development, Training

Words make a Difference

How our bodies are dictates what and how we think. What and how we think dictates what we say and how we say it. What we say and how we say it dictates the results we get. And reverberating around the world can be heard – But that’s not what I meant! [that is the title of a book by Deborah Tannen] You have misunderstood me! If only you listened! Why can’t you get on the same page! As Barak Obama said in what is considered to be his best speech ‘Don’t tell me words don’t matter’ Watch this. Every [&hellip

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