Pod cast overload?

Recording David Jame’s a podcast a month ago for broadcast this week I didn’t realise the next one was coming out so close.  Anyway, someone likes it Just wanted to say that was my favourite episode of David James’ podcast. Love the way you explain the approach to reframing problems. I’ve never heard performance consulting …

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Performance Consulting as an Influencing tool

Performance Consulting as an Influencing tool Someone on my last workshop said: “Well, we have covered consulting skills but what about influencing?” The answer is that Performance Consulting is an influencing process. Let’s think about how we influence: “To be understood, first seek to understand” In the contracting phase, we deliberately do not challenge the …

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Lovely feedback from the April 2019 Open workshop

“Wasn’t ready for it to end! Can see me regularly using these methods Two days just flew! Real useful framework, looking forward to implementing Thank You! Really practical and easy to follow.  Can evaluate it (ROI/£££) Enjoyed it.  Looking forward to using it now.  Really enjoyable two days.  Insightful, powerful active learning with lovely group …

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Synergies with psychotherapy

Interesting use of the approach by Psychotherapist IreraGrgona I see synergies between your methods appealing to business practices and psychotherapy. The simplicity of your method and the synthesiseable way in which we sum up the key points have made it very easy for clients to see at a glance where they are, what the blocks are, …

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An Ode to the True Business Partner

It’s not an easy job Powerful clients who solutioneer Use their fast thinking and positional power To get something done We are expected to deliver HR and L&D solutions To cope with the line managers abdication of their responsibilities For coaching, supporting, leading training and managing their staff through performance issues The key attribute of …

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Useful Consulting Hints and Tips….

Contracting: Before the meeting. Don’t forget that the time you have before a meeting is important to your success. Book a quiet meeting room with enough room to work on a clear table, get there first and position the chairs so that you can sit with the notes between you. (Sit on the left if …

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