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Blog... MTa Kits and Belbin Team Roles
In today's fast-paced business environment, fostering a cohesive and productive team is more crucial than ever. Two powerful tools that have gained prominence in enhancing team dynamics are MTa kits and Belbin's Team Role Model. Here, we delve into how these resources can be revolutionary in team-building training, offering a new perspective on assembling and nurturing effective teams.
Blog... The Amygdala Hijack and its Role in Emotional Intelligence
In the complex landscape of human emotions, the amygdala plays a pivotal role, especially in what is known as the "amygdala hijack." This term, coined by psychologist Daniel Goleman in his groundbreaking work on emotional intelligence, refers to the process by which our emotional responses can override our rational thought, leading to immediate and often disproportionate reactions to certain stimuli.
Blog... Embracing Multigenerational Teams: ProAge's Mission for Age Inclusivity
Maguire Training are proud to collaborate and be a Founding Member of ProAge. In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving work environment, age inclusivity is an essential, yet often overlooked, component of a successful and harmonious workplace. ProAge are a member-driven UK charity focused on age inclusion in the workplace. Through facilitative leadership, they help organisations to create working environments where the skills and experiences of older workers are valued and utilised to leverage the power of multigenerational collaboration, improve profitability, and create stronger, innovative teams.
Blog... 360° Feedback: Unveiling Development Opportunities for Team Growth
In the dynamic landscape of modern workplaces, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and development is paramount. One of the most impactful tools at the disposal of organisations aiming to achieve this goal is the 360° feedback process. This comprehensive approach to feedback collection not only facilitates a deeper understanding of individual and team performance but also unveils pivotal development opportunities that can lead to significant growth and enhancement of team dynamics.
Blog... Blowing the Whistle: What does it mean?
Whistleblowing is the act of reporting unethical or illegal behaviour within an organisation. It is often done by employees who have witnessed wrongdoing and feel compelled to bring it to light...
Blog... 5 Tips for Effectively Managing Flexible or Remote Employees
With the wealth of technology we have at our fingertips, it's undeniable that the future lies in flexible working. Employees now have the ability to work from any destination at any time of the day, and it's been proven to have several beneficial effects for businesses, not least a boost in productivity and employee wellbeing.
Blog... The Power of Creative Thinking
Creative thinking is an essential skill for businesses looking to stay competitive and innovative in today's fast-paced world. By encouraging employees to think outside the box and come up with new and innovative ideas, businesses can improve their products and services, streamline their processes, and gain a competitive edge.
Blog... Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
Equality, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB) are all critical elements of building a thriving and inclusive workplace culture. As society continues to evolve, so do the expectations of employees and stakeholders regarding EDIB.
Blog... The Power of Ethical Selling
Bringing ethics into our sales approach might sound old-fashioned or too idealistic, especially in high-pressure environments, but none of these assumptions are accurate. Applying ethical thinking and actions can significantly impact our sales results – it's what customers want.
Blog... Laser Coaching
Laser coaching is a form of coaching that focuses on achieving specific goals in a short amount of time. It is a powerful and effective way to make progress in your personal or professional life. In this blog, we explore the benefits of laser coaching, how it works, and why it's becoming increasingly popular.
Blog... Stress Is Linked To Poor Management.
New research from CIPD and Simply Health surveyed 918 organisations across the UK, covering more than 6.5 million employees and shows that stress is still a growing problem in the workplace. 76%, up from 37% in 2019, of UK businesses have seen an increase in stress-related absence in the last year.
Blog... 5 Benefits of Using Artificial Intelligence in L&D
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an integral part of the modern workplace. It has revolutionised the way organisations operate, including in the realm of Learning and Development (L&D). AI-based tools and technologies can be used to enhance the effectiveness of L&D initiatives and improve employee performance.
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