Business is mostly about dealing with change. And although consultants like us will try to suggest that we are surrounded by the need for transformational change it might just be that it’s better for us mere mortals to focus on making incremental improvements. Our pitch here is to get away from the notion of coaching, where there are power based roles – coach and coachee for instance – and simply focus on taking part in a conversation. We outline a menu of options for taking part: like a four course meal with four options for each course. We hope you find the choices both appealing and nutritious! And if you want a snapshot of your preferences for how you like to take part in conversations you could try our (almost) interactive coaching style inventory.
“The single most important thing you can do to dramatically improve your presentations is to have a story to tell before you work on your PowerPoint file.” Cliff Atkinson, Beyond Bullet Points This slideshare focuses on four steps you can take to build your story and tell it in a way that encourages your audience […]
The triple meltdown of the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant in March 2012 and the release of radioactive material that ensued left a good part of Northern Japan contaminated with unknown amount of radioactivity. A lack of transparency from both the government and the power utility then resulted in a near total lack of information […]
Some beliefs are hard to shift – like the idea that strategy is hard and has to be done by clever and important people for instance – therefore not something that the workforce as a whole can be involved with. Or proper preparation prevents poor performance. Fail to plan and you plan to fail etc. […]
Working conversations from Castleton Consulting Limited Business is mostly about dealing with change. And although consultants like us will try to suggest that we are surrounded by the need for transformational change it might just be that it’s better for us mere mortals to focus on making incremental improvements. Our pitch here is to get […]
Darren Williams, Eurostar’s Head of Sales & Marketing reviews Actuate – our latest team development simulation: “It all sounded so simple. My high-performing and well organised team were given a task to complete in a given time-frame. This called for a clear objectives, clearly defined roles, good teamwork & leadership. How could we possibly fail? […]