We’ve just posted an update on training and have an example of how we use some software to make easy to follow video user guides. You can find the new page here – or watch the sample system[read more]

For the last few months, I’ve been working with a brilliant coffee vending business near Gatwick. In terms of culture and atmosphere, it’s quite a contrast to BOTH other venture capital[read more]

The results of Google’s “Project Oxygen” have been reported all over the place in the last week. The London Evening Standard and the New York Times both carried this, follow the[read more]

Archive for October, 2010

Does your brain like you to be told what to do or to be its own problem solving engine?

Why do our brains like to be coached?

Do we need to understand how coaching works in order to benefit from it? What does increasing awareness and responsibility actually do? I was coaching a coach the other day (he coaches me too) and as he was thinking about how you sell coaching, we got onto how coaching works. Should we try and explain [read more]

Using 360 questionnaires to improve team performance

360 Degree IT Department Review

Do you know what your organisation really thinks about IT? Why not use a 360 degree review to find out? I’ve seen 360 degree reviews used for all sorts of personnel situations. Often they are a routine part of the Human Resources cycle. Sometimes they are used to get a broader perspective of a problem [read more]