Archive for the ‘Personal Effectiveness’ category

Taking your PULSE for 2020: A framework for thinking and decision making.

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December 23rd, 2019

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I am writing this blog from a lodge. Christmas is everywhere here. Peat burning in the roaring fire next to me, twinkling lights abound, soft hues of green, red and gold are creating a relaxed, festive atmosphere, add in the effect of a steaming hot coffee and all the ingredients are present for warmth and contentment. […]

Roffey Park’s PULSE Learning Framework – what it is and why it is important

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December 16th, 2019

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Roffey Park’s PULSE learning framework places our clients and participants at the centre of their learning journey.  PULSE is embedded in our organisational practice which means that from first contact, through programme design and delivery – we will work with you to support your learning journey in a meaningful way. Here we ask our Head […]

Stepping Into Flexible Working

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December 10th, 2019

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The idea of flexible working seems great but what are the pitfalls we need to watch out for when planning to go down this route, so take some time to prepare properly.  The UK’s legislation enables anyone to apply for flexible working arrangements and the organisation is required to treat their request in a reasonable […]

The Inner Critic – creating your own self-esteem

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December 2nd, 2019

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He keeps me awake all night worrying about the future, chiding me for my mistakes. Planning for my inevitable downfall. Noticing how bright and attractive everyone is and how I become insignificant in their presence. He pounces on any evidence that backs up his negative opinions of me and ignores any suggestion that he might be […]

Mental Health and well-being in UK organisations: managers are feeling the strain, and it’s getting tougher

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November 27th, 2019

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Carol Hatcher and Arlene Egan Founded in 1946, Roffey Park Institute’s origins lie in improving the health and wellbeing of people at work. Since then health and wellbeing at work has grown in importance and whilst improvements have been made, there is still much more than can be done. Against a prevailing climate of social, […]