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

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

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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Our internal Facilitators are now able to provide facilitated workshops to staff throughout the organisation. The types of activity which this group has helped with so far includes team building, conflict resolution,...
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