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Are you a Halo or Noose type organisation?
An organisational diagnostic that reveals the extent to which an organisation
is equipped to thrive in the challenging world of business today.
Are you a Halo or Noose type person?
Find out how well you rate in terms of conducting the key areas of your
An emotional money test
This quick ‘n easy test reveals your psychological relationship
to money and your spending patterns. Awareness is the first step to
The Hardy Peronality Diagnostic
How well do you respond to the challenge, how comfortable are you, and
how much in control are you during change and transition? Do you sink
or swim? What improvements can you make?
Personal Mindfulness Checklist
What level of mindfulness do you apply to different aspects of your
daily living in order to reduce stress, enhance your lifestyle.
Fishing for....... customers..... or ideas...... or stories or...
Are you a winner or losing when it comes to prospecting for new custom,
searching for ideas, hunting for the right new story
A Metaphor Diagnostic
Check for metaphors that best fit with your organisation. This can be
a useful means to start a strengths and weaknesses threats and opportunities
exercise. You can also check the current state of your organisation
and its culture.
Brand symbols and images
An exercise to examine the embedded values and messages in brand symbols,
to consider how these are reinforced by story, and to apply thought
to your own brand
Assessment to Determine An Organisation's Narrative Application and
This assessment determine an organisations’ strengths, weaknesses
and opportunities - in the area of using narrative to advance corporate
functional goals. It also determines the level of competence that exists
to support the functional applications.
Selecting the right story
Advice on selecting the right story for your lecture, speech, presentation.........
A workshop exercise inviting people to tell their stories of what inhibits them, what makes them come alive.
Case for a story intervention
Arguments to persuade potential clients to adopt the use of story in their organisation.
- Storytelling Diagnostics / Competancy
A set of related competencies for individuals in a business narrative environment - including behaviour indicators and expected outcomes.
Alvin Toffler's "Change is avalanching upon us and we are grotesquely unprepared for it' calls forth a some new leadership competencies that cover head, heart and hands.
Business Communication Competency Set
Competency Picture Of Modern Leadership
The Therapeutic Qualities of Stories: narratives as facilitators of change
The River Set, a set of projective cards is a therapists tool designed to facilitate healing, insight and creative process-work.
The da Vinci Code for Business: a values to virtues exercise
A look at the great man's values and how we might apply them ourselves
Big Fish Values
An exercise about prioritising personal values
The Web of Business Life
A reflection for leaders and others on how we fit in and what we can do to leverage our effectiveness
A teaching on an essential leadership skill
Forging ties that bind
Developing the leadership skill of forging connections that benefit the bottom-line
A template for decision-making
How leaders and others can improve their decision-making mindfully
A template for rational problem-solving
Another leadership skill too often taken for granted
Improve your listening skills
A key art form for modern leaders
Learn to ask the right questions in the right way
A forgotten skill that trumps knowing all the answers
The Periodic Table of Story Telling
An online resource for quickly looking up any aspect (or combinations of aspects) of story crafting
Brand Projection through Stories
How to make Powerful Choices
A method of decision-making that includes sensory indicators, intuition, imagination and emotion
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