Dynamic Duo of Bonding and Building

Oliver Sheer

You’ve just attended a one day conference and left buzzing with ideas. A few days later you’re back into the swing of work, and life, and are now struggling to recall the details of what you just learnt that had you so excited. Ebbinghaus’s research on the Forgetting Curve shows us just how quickly we can forget, with the biggest drop happening just hours after learning.

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The Power of Unity

Oliver Sheer

The ‘culture’ industry, like all others, goes through shifting beliefs about what’s most important when building strong organisations. Ultimately, they all play together and we land on one powerful truth… unity.
By taking strategy, culture and purpose, we’ve reimagined them into what is now our most popular team building workshop, The Big Picture.

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Are we doing all we can for our most gifted students?

Lisa Kelliher

As schools increasingly look to provide opportunities within and outside the classroom to intellectually challenge gifted students, are we forgetting to equally emphasise the value and importance of teaching the skills of communication, collaboration and peer relationships?

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The importance of belonging, diversity and inclusivity in schools

Lisa Kelliher

Today is Harmony Day and Be Challenged recognise the importance of this day and other key events such as ‘Bullying No Way’ day, and ‘RU OK’ day, it’s timely to consider the impact that carefully considered school-based initiatives can have on perceptions of belonging, well-being and engagement.

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What does saying ‘I’m so busy’ say about you?

Oliver Sheer

While conversations over the past few years have been dominated by subjects like Covid, WFH, and Artificial Intelligence, there is one catch-cry that sits miles above these. Our obsession with saying ‘I’m so busy’. But, have you stopped to think when you say these three words, what it’s actually saying about you?

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Risk taking as a New Year Resolution

Lisa Kelliher

Recently, I had the pleasure of rewatching a Ted Talk, delivered by the late Sir Ken Robinson. Inspiring as always, his presentation was based around the premise that it is vital for people to embrace a risk-taking mentality when seeking to learn, so as to gain the greatest amount of personal growth.

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You’ve spoken! Here are your top 5 challenges for 2024

Simon Piltz

Recently we asked you, our valued network, to tell us what you see as your major challenges or opportunities for the year ahead. Thanks to everyone who contributed, there were some extremely insightful entries. What became clear as we read through them all was that they fell into five distinct categories, which we thought would be valuable to share with you all.

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