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Posts from ‘November, 2008’

How understanding a horse can make you a better leader

If you have ever wondered how to improve your ability to communicate with people in your team, then consider doing what my Academy group did last week and try communicating with a horse. My group of business leaders, MDs and CEOs spent a half-day working with Lisa Brice, who is also an NLP Trainer, and […]

Stress Management for Stressful Times

Members from experiential business learning group Academy Group 32 enjoyed a very timely and useful session on Stress Management with Sue Firth in November. In these times of great business uncertainty and insecurity (not say “fear”) our organisations and the people within them are under elevated levels of stress: this was certainly true of the […]

Visions and Legacies – Beyond Goal-Setting

Jessica Richards (pictured, right) is the most frequently booked Academy speaker of all time according to the summaries we receive on a monthly basis. Listening to one of her very interactive workshops and participating in it, members of Surrey-based Academy Group 11 completely understood why this is the case. Jessica is the epitome of professionalism […]

Mind The (Generation) Gap

“Mind The Gap” is exactly what it says on the tin. Graeme Codrington‘s excellent session delivered to members of Academy Group 42 and LF9 recently was certainly thought provoking. It helped us to begin to identify exactly why Teenagers are indeed all Kevins! Graeme explained the different value sets that each generation have developed – […]