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Advanced time management

Want to be more organized?

Juggling a portfolio of assignments?

Heard of Pomodoro? Heard of Weighted-Points?

Here, red10‘s Paul Gaskell shares advanced time management techniques now being taught and invented by 9th graders.

Time Management Tips From My 9th Grader

This guidance is brought to you courtesy of my daughter as she learned how to manage […]

2021-05-11T10:49:33+01:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: Execution, Skills|0 Comments

Returning to Premises?

A thoughtful approach to returning to the workplace

Are you planning for your department to return to their buildings?

Are staff anxious about returning?

After the first UK Coronavirus “lockdown”, one of our clients needed staff back in the office.

They recognised that people would have concerns and anxieties after months of working from home and wanted to listen […]

2021-05-11T10:49:29+01:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Team Effectiveness|0 Comments

Influencing with expertise

Why do we listen to experts?

Why do we ‘test’ them, to see if they really are experts in their field?

What does it take to lead well with expertise?

Here, red10‘s Hazel Howard shares a true story and reflects on the psychology of leading and influencing using expertise.

When do we start complying with […]

2021-05-11T10:49:25+01:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Influencing, Skills|Tags: |0 Comments

Puncture repair or complete service?

How are you feeling?

What are the Pandemic’s effects on your health?

Are you free-wheeling or struggling on the uphill?

Whether this past year has left you feeling like you’ve had a blow-out, or just a slow puncture, here red10’s Lisa Smith describes how our Wellbeing Wheel may help get you free-wheeling again.

One thing […]

2021-05-11T10:49:19+01:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Skills, Wellbeing|0 Comments

Achieving your important goals

A client was frustrated that he and his team were not making progress on technology enhancement objectives.

Project goals were being met, but there was not enough time to work on improving the technology that would make future projects faster or higher quality.

Here red10s Sarah Barber talks about how the urgency/ […]

2021-05-11T10:49:16+01:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Coaching|0 Comments

The pirate code

Have you been trying (and failing) to bring people together?

Want to focus on people (not shiny widgets)?

Want an anchor (pun intended) to find a different way?

Here, red10‘s Tam Watchorn describes her learning from the book “Be More Pirate” and her own ways of implementing the Pirate Code through QUBE® and LEGO® […]

2021-05-11T10:49:13+01:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Team Effectiveness|0 Comments

Managing Performance?

Need to set performance expectations with staff?

Have you told yourself how you think they are doing?

Want some good options to discuss performance gaps?

red10‘s Paul Gaskell shares some gems – and even a flowchart – of guidance he’d have found invaluable back when he was managing staff.


As a manager […]

2021-05-11T10:49:09+01:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Coaching, People Management|0 Comments

Toilet paper, pasta and influence

In the 2020 pandemic, customers bulk-bought toilet paper, pasta and many other household basics.

Supermarket shelves emptied and rationing measures were put in place.

What was it about our psychology that influenced us to do this?

Here, red10‘s Gavin Simpson shares what psychologist Professor Cialdini calls the Rule of Scarcity.

Influencing using Scarcity

Let’s explore the […]

2021-05-11T10:49:06+01:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Influencing, Skills|0 Comments

Most listen for just 11 seconds

From our earliest years we are trained to give information and express our point of view.

But if you knew the average listening time was just 11 seconds, how might you change your communication behaviour?

red10s Kirsten Campbell has some suggestions.

Is communication out of balance?

Seeking information and giving information are like […]

2021-05-11T10:49:03+01:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Influencing, Skills|0 Comments
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