Mind the gap between stimulus and reaction

By |2017-09-06T09:54:54+00:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Coaching Tips, Communication|

Mind the Gap – between stimulus and reaction By Claire Gold: InterCHANGEpd Associate If you’ve ever ridden on the London Underground, you’re familiar with the famous phrase, “Mind the Gap” — a caution to rail passengers to be careful while crossing the gap between the train and the station platform. There’s a lesson there: Potentially [...]

Learning’s From Political Leaders

By |2017-09-06T09:48:47+00:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: Communication, Self Management|Tags: , , , |

Learnings from Political Leaders By Karen Tidsall, Founder and Director, InterCHANGEpd Observing recent events, we have witnessed a surprising swing in the pendulum of power when it comes to our political leaders. We expect politicians to use their power wisely due to the great responsibility they hold. We have recently witnessed Theresa May and Jeremy [...]

Mentor advice – Igniting the entrepreneurial spirit!

By |2017-08-15T11:54:36+00:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Coaching Tips, Communication, Mentoring Advice|Tags: , , , , |

Mentor advice – Igniting the entrepreneurial spirit! By Karen Tidsall, Founder and Director, InterCHANGEpd According to economist Joseph Alois Schumpeter (1883-1950), entrepreneurs are not necessarily motivated by profit but regard it as a standard for measuring achievement or success. Schumpeter discovered that entrepreneurs: greatly value self-reliance strive for distinction through excellence are highly optimistic (otherwise [...]

What Drives Our Mindset

By |2017-08-15T11:54:36+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Coaching Tips, Communication, Training|

What Drives Our Mindset? By Karen Tidsall, Founder and Director, InterCHANGEpd Definition: ‘Mindset’ - the established set of attitudes held by someone. Ever seen someone and made an instant decision that you did not like that person? Or, have you been in a situation where you feel you have understood what’s happening, only later to [...]

open questions open minded

By |2017-08-15T11:54:37+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Coaching Tips, Communication, Mentoring Advice|

Open Questions, Open Minded By InterCHANGE Associate Catherine Hamilton “I can’t believe that using an open question has made so much difference” This was the comment from a participant discovering the impact of being asked open questions during a coaching session.  Up until that point she had firmly believed that closed questions helped the talker [...]

Unconscious Bias in just a minute

By |2017-08-15T11:54:42+00:00December 11th, 2015|Categories: Communication|

Unconscious Bias in just a minute! By Catherine Hamilton, InterCHANGE Associate trainer Listening to Just A minute, an amusing game show on Radio 4, caused me to think about Unconscious Bias in a new light. The panellists are invited, in rotation, to speak for one minute on a given subject without “hesitation, repetition or deviation”. [...]

Guidelines for Communicating Accross Cultures

By |2017-08-15T11:54:43+00:00July 14th, 2015|Categories: Communication|

Guidelines for Communicating Accross Cultures Our potential to connect with a wide diversity of people across the world is vast and with it comes exciting opportunities to discover ways of achieving peaceful inter-dependence – arguably the most important task facing us all. As leaders and managers you are in a position to inspire the leaders [...]

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