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Author: Gill Brabner

What do we do?

We create immersive video content for management training. Video stories which are: 1. Based on true work stories 2. Emotionally engaging 3. Thought provoking 4. Ideal as standalone resources 5. Ideal content for your online and F2F courses 6. Used by numerous organisations Why do we do it? Because when we create videos that are […]

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What do you call those tricky work conversations?

Are they difficult conversations or honest conversations? Are they challenging conversations or meaningful conversations or conversations with disagreeable people? Or is it managing conflict? We have been asked for all of them! And created lots of video content to support online and face to face courses. What do you call them?? #difficultconversations #challengingconversations #meaningfulconversations #honestconversations […]

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Random Acts of Kindness

Being kind is scientifically proven to be good for us.  When we are kind to someone we experience the helper’s high; a rush of dopamine which ensures we feel as good as the person receiving our kind gestures. And the receiver of kindness experiences an increase in oxytocin and serotonin putting them into a good […]

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Remote working and the issue of loneliness

The changes to working life brought about by the COVID pandemic has taught us a lot about the importance of social connection and social capital at work. To put it bluntly we need work friendships.  Friends who look out for us, friends who we socialise with during and outside of working hours and friends who […]

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Listening to Carers

5 million people in the UK are juggling work with caring responsibilities.  As part of Carers Week we are providing open access to some of our videos to highlight the everyday challenges carers face. This video is based on a recent complaint from a carer. Names have been changed. ‘Carol’ is the primary carer for […]

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Supporting Carers at Work

We are celebrating Carers Week by making two of our videos free to use this week. Supporting Carers at Work is a video resource we created in collaboration with The Carers Support Network at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, to create a video resource about carers in the workforce, exploring the important roles of […]

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Carers Week June 7th-13th 2021

Next week is Carers Week. 13.6 million people caring through the pandemic AND 5 million people in the UK juggling caring responsibilities with work – that’s 1 in 7 of the workforce. (Carers UK). Supporting Carers at Work Over the past few weeks we have been working with The Carers Support Network at Norfolk and […]

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Leaving a Team

Welcome to the Jungle, a multichannel media company that aims to inspire every individual to thrive in their professional lives, interviewed me recently for an article on their site. They were keen to learn about my experience when I was Head of Workforce Development in an NHS Trust. The interview focused on managing and ultimately […]

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WEDNESDAY 28TH APRIL VIRTUAL FORUM THEATRE EVENT

We are running a forum theatre workshop on 28th April focused on performance management conversations for our Academy members. During the session we will run a live scene in which the ever popular Maxine takes on the task of performance managing one of her staff and attempts to get to the bottom of an issue […]

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Questions Leaders Can Ask

Today’s question that leaders can ask is: Who else needs to be part of this discussion? It’s an important question because leaders must invite diverse experiences and opinions to ensure the best decisions are reached and group think is avoided. Inclusion doesn’t just happen. Inclusive behaviours need role modelling. Who else needs to be part […]

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