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Celebrating the International Day for People with Disabilities on December 1

Winnthinking Ltd is proud to be a sponsor of Dancing Giraffe CIC (www.dancinggiraffe.com), an Essex based organisation that supports people with disabilities and their care network in Essex and beyond. 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the International Day for People with Disabilities (IDPwD), and Dancing Giraffe CIC together with Chelmsford City Council and Anglia Ruskin ...

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Designing and Delivering Training that Sticks

If you attend training regularly you may have found that some sessions are forgotten almost the minute you step out of the door. Others will have you so crackling with new ideas and insights that you are still returning mentally to it weeks and even years later. There’s no great mystery to delivering truly memorable, relevant ...

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Coaching Skills for Line Managers

Every manager wants to get the best performance out of their team members, but some seem to bring about better results than others. What’s their secret? Once you have sound coaching and feedback skills, you’ll wonder how you ever managed without them. Stop simply telling the team what to do and discover the art of enabling ...

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Winnthinking is now on EmployHer.co.uk

Have you discovered www.EmployHer.co.uk yet? It’s a fast growing online directory where you can find all sorts of businesses, in all sorts of sectors, wherever you are in the UK. The twist is, they’re all businesses run by women. EmployHer is a goldmine of information, easy to search and expanding daily. I was so impressed with ...

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Introducing QuickWinns!

QuickWinns are short, quirky presentations leading to practical learning for group meetings and event days. They’re designed to run for two hours maximum, but if your time slot is shorter or longer, they can be adapted to suit your needs. Choose from ‘How the Ancient Greeks did Influencing and Persuasion’; ‘Fields Not Trains – Ideas ...

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Find Your Inner Creative Thinker

“You cannot look in a new direction by looking harder in the same direction.” (Edward de Bono, father of lateral thinking). At a time when every penny has to go further and knotty problems and projects require increasingly imaginative solutions, would you welcome a few fresh ideas about how to sharpen up your creative thinking skills? Ask ...

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No time to train your customer service staff? Try this…

It’s the age-old problem for phone based customer service teams… they’re missing their targets, but you can’t take the team out for training because your customers are going to keep on calling in and the phones need answering. Here’s the answer. Instead of taking the team to the trainer, bring the trainer to the team. Call coaching ...

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Dancing Giraffe hits Colchester Carnival

Winnthinking Ltd is proud to support Dancing Giraffe, a Colchester based Community Interest Company that’s revolutionising the way disabled people and their carers access information. Information is power – it gives choices to people about how they live their life, and that’s particularly important in a society that is largely geared towards people who don’t have ...

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Manage Your Time and Get Organised

Announcing Winnthinking’s new workshop, available for delivery in-house or to open groups by arrangement. Manage Your Time and Get Organised is a practical, hands-on session for managers and others who just don’t have enough hours in the day. Full of tips about working smarter, prioritising, planning – and dealing with those constant interruptions. You will ...

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Even more Springboard for your money this autumn!

“A must-do event, enlightening for women everywhere of all ages, at any stage in their personal and professional life.” I have received considerable interest in the Springboard Women’s Development Programme I am running this autumn in Chelmsford, Essex. Thank you to everyone who has been in touch for details – you clearly liked what you heard! I ...

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Calling all Line Managers!

Have you been promoted into a management role, but feel that you have yet to discover all you are capable of? Maybe you are an experienced manager, but want some fresh ideas about how to support and motivate your staff through a period of change, or to manage your busy workload more effectively, or to clarify ...

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A World of Winnthinking direct to your Inbox!

Frequent visitors to this website will have noticed the arrival of something new – just over there, on the right. It’s our new Sign Me Up! box, giving you the opportunity to get a little bit of Winnthinking delivered to you direct, every couple of weeks or so. It takes about 15 seconds to join. In ...

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NEW! Springboard Women’s Development Programme in Essex, Autumn 2012

I am very excited to announce that Winnthinking is bringing Springboard to Chelmsford, Essex this autumn! Springboard is often only available to women lucky enough to have an employer who organises a delivery in-house, so don’t let this rare opportunity to attend an open programme pass you by. “A must-do event, enlightening for women everywhere, of ...

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The Winnthinking view of Business East 2012

I was very pleased to be asked by Melanie Shoesmith of Jobserve Events to write about my experiences at Business East 2012, the highly popular business expo held in Colchester earlier this month. “Delighted to!” I said, and you can find out here what I thought of it all… How Winnthinking Ltd. made visiting ...

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Giraffes CAN dance – they just need the right music!

Winnthinking is proud to support Dancing Giraffe, a fresh, brilliant initiative working to provide a one-stop-shop for information, guidance, discussion and challenge for people with disabilities, their families, friends and carers. The website is still in its early stages, but growing every day – see it here: www.dancinggiraffe.com. Although we are presently focusing on creating a ...

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