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 […]

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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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Facilitator Intervention Cycle – Into the heart of darkness

The latest Star Trek reboot film is called Into Darkness and this reminded me of the book The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, more lately re-envisioned as the Vietnam War film Apocalypse Now directed by Francis Ford Coppola. In both films and the original Conrad novel, a central character has ‘turned native’ and has […]

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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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Business Process Redesign, As-Is, To-Be or not To-Be that is the question!

There currently seems to be a trend in organisations, business units and functions to redesign or re-engineer business and system processes and circleindigo are being asked to design and facilitate workshops capturing As-Is process and then desired To-Be process. We have found that the best way to do this in the most interactive and participative […]

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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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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 […]

Private, public, third sector clients

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

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