Neuro-Linguistic Programming sounded like quite a scary thing when I saw the Rising Talent syllabus all those months ago when applying. But it was one of the modules I spoke most about during my application interview. Having heard about it from previous alumni, NLP was one of the bigger modules I was very much looking forward to.
The most I knew about NLP before the course was that it was something that would provide me with the ability to ‘get people to do things without actually telling them to do it’. Which in itself sounds like quite a mad premise! Thankfully the course taught me that it was more than that because there were key elements that you needed to believe in and implement before you were able to properly put those skills to use!
Continue reading Thriving with Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Writing this follow up was a slightly harder task than I envisaged. The second part of the Personal Awareness module was everything I could guess and even more. I had to miss the second part of the module the week before as I had to catch a plane to Northern Ireland, but the Rising Talent organisers were kind enough to organise a catch up session for myself and fellow team member.
Recapping the SDI and assertiveness modules from the week before, the larger focus was on talking through an inspirational/motivational personal story and then going through an ‘intervention’ called ‘The Heart of Leadership‘.
Continue reading Thrive with Personal Awareness – Part 2
Having been at my work for over four years now, I know how important training and development is, not only to myself but also to the company. I’ve been lucky enough in the past to be part of training that has broadened my scope of emotional intelligence as a manager but also expand my horizons as a digital marketeer and become someone who is immensely proud in what he does and how he does it.
2015 was no different, I was very lucky to start my fourth year at work off by being successful in applying to take part in an intensive development programme called ‘Rising Talent’.
Continue reading Made it onto Rising Talent 15/16!