Leadership Development & Personality Profiling

In 2015 circleindigo were trained in and are qualified to deliver and use a personality profiling tool called Lumina Spark, developed and marketed by Lumina Learning (www.luminalearning.com). Lumina Spark is the next generation of professional development tools supporting individuals, teams and organisations to work more effectively and improve communication and we have been using it […]

An A-Z of Building Resilience

Having started 2016 with a series of tweets tracking an A-Z of Resilience here are all 26 tweets in one article. The original daily tweets on building Resilience were based on our research with the University of Westminster, London, Business Psychology MSc programme, where Gary Austin is a visiting lecturer. The A-Z A = Adaptability. […]

8th September, 2016

Facilitating With Technology

At circleindigo we are always on the watch out for new technology that we can use to support what we do. One way we do this is by using technology to produce simple graphics in our workshop design, on flip charts, in workbooks and on our website. So what Technology have we found? One app […]

20th June, 2016
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Facilitation – Process Versus Content

In a recent blog we explored roles and facilitation contexts and often along with questions about this we also get asked about managing the dichotomy of having to deal with and manage both the workshop/meeting process versus content. Let us quickly review what we mean by each? Content – The ‘what’ being discussed. Topics/themes etc. […]

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The Role of the Facilitator – Facilitation Contexts

When circleindigo run facilitation skills training programmes we often get asked about different facilitation contexts and whether it’s possible for people in other roles to act as the Facilitator. Whilst we could explore what a Facilitator actually does and does not do, a good start is ‘in what context’? At circleindigo we mostly operate out […]

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Core Facilitation Skills

In the first of a short series of blogs on core facilitation skills we thought we would focus on four essential skills. We will address each separately and cover other topics such as process design, tools, techniques and managing groups and individuals in subsequent blogs, but for now let’s focus on the fundamentals. Questioning; the […]

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Innovation & Learning – circleindigo & knowledgebrief

circleindigo are currently supporting an Innovation Research Programme of content led, knowledge sessions for senior executives and professionals in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Corporate Governance and ethics and Human Resources. These monthly sessions share the latest hot topics, events, business trends, ideas, innovations and research based on a monthly ‘Scan’ publication produced by the […]

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Keep taking the tablets – apps

We at circleindigo have recently invested in the time and effort to review, refresh and redesign our website which had not really been looked at with fresh and kind eyes for more years than we care to mention or admit to! With the excellent support and work of SalesRemedy (salesremedy.co.uk) and Bright Cherry (brightcherry.co.uk) we […]

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Research in to resilience begins

For more than three years circleindigo have had an ongoing relationship with the Business Psychology Centre at the University of Westminster, this is one of the country’s leading academic bodies for Business Psychology programmes and is home to Stephen Benton, the UK’s only Professor of Business Psychology. This relationship has seen circleindigo as part of […]

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IAF Europe Conference: Paradoxes in facilitation

Gary is currently the IAF Europe (acting) Conferences and Professional Development Lead and in a few weeks time he will be participating in the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) Europe conference 2010, 15th – 17th October, being held this year in Helsinki, Finland with the theme of ‘Paradoxes in Facilitation’; where we will explore paradoxes, […]

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Building resilience event

Based on the research ‘Being Resilient’, carried out with the University of Westminster, Business Psychology Centre (BPC) Business Psychology MSc programme we recently ran a public ‘Building Resilience’ event called ‘Resilience – Push Pause: Time to Connect, Learn, Think & Adapt’ at our friends space, headrooms (www.headroomsip.com). With 20 participants from cross-sector and cross-industry organisations […]

30th September, 2011
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Team Development – More than just sheep!

Ever open to exploring different ways unlocking new learning and insights we recently had the pleasure of facilitating an afternoon’s (2+ hours) team development activity with 1 corporate client, 2 groups of 12 people, 20 sheep, 2 shepherds and no sheep dogs! We split the people into 2 groups and each had a shepherd and […]

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Participation – Engaging Parents

Recently Sarah was asked to design and deliver a workshop for parents in a South East London borough. The parents all have children attending schools in a particular part of the borough and form what is called a school cluster group. The Local Authority Extended Services team were keen to engage with parents in relation […]

29th May, 2010

Private, public, third sector clients

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA
  • Training for Life
  • Vodafone
  • Stakeholder Forum For a Sustainable Future
  • University of Leicester
  • Catalyst
  • Hockerill College
  • European Bank for Reconstruction & Development
  • Diabetes UK
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Shoreditch Trust
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • Bruel & Kjaer
  • Brit Insurance
  • Novartis
  • Eurojet
  • Business, Innovation & Skills UK Government Department
  • Centrica
  • Spear
  • Independent Living Fund – Scotland
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • Cross Roads Care
  • BT
  • Sareos
  • Citizen’s Advice Bureau
  • Change First
  • Zurich
  • QBE
  • Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
  • School-Home Support
  • Zero Waste Scotland
  • ACAS
  • Turkcell
  • British Gas
  • Broadway Theatre
  • NHS
  • Allergan
  • Scott Wilson
  • Walt Disney
  • Fifteen Foundation
  • Participle
  • The Royal British Legion
  • Harris HospisCare
  • Elavon
  • Johnson Service Group PLC
  • Allianz
  • Home Office
  • Barclay Card
  • Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation
  • BP
  • RBS
  • Institute of Education (IoE)
  • St. Ethelburgas Centre for Reconciliation & Peace
  • Training and Development Agency (TDA)
  • UCAS
  • Maritime Cluster
  • Barclays
  • Ministry of Defence (M.o.D)
  • Virgin Media
  • The Prince’s Trust
  • Office for Criminal Justice Reform (OCJR)
  • London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • Upstage
  • Natwest
  • Government Office for London
  • Health & Safety Executive
  • MARS
  • Diageo
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Severn Trent Services
  • West Kent Arts Patnership
  • McDonalds
  • Ident Trust
  • University of Westminster
  • jkr
  • Triodis Bank
  • Learn Purple
  • Clinical Research Network
  • Citi
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA
  • RSA
  • BBC
  • English National Balle
  • Action For Children
  • KnowledgeBrief
  • Police Strategy Unit (PSU)
  • IMS
  • Hyde Plus
  • Greenwich Local Authority Childrens Services
  • MBNA
  • Mental Health Research Network (MHRN)
  • Pace
  • The Talent Foundation
  • WiPM (Women in Project Management)
  • Cubic

Our clients

We work with profit and non-profit organisations, cross-sector and cross-industry with executive and leadership teams, staff at all levels, customers, suppliers and prospective partners.

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