Kolb’s Learning Cycle

A simple intro to reflective learning, written from a teaching perspective.

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Understanding Your Personal Qualities

A simple and neat model that talks about core qualities and overdone strengths.

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What is the Zone of Proximal Development?

Information about the zone of proximal development; a well-established theory in the learning and development literature.

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Kolb’s Learning Cycle

Information about Kolb’s learning cycle and learning styles. Good for considering the process of learning and how our experiences and learning styles affect how we each learn most effectively

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Learn NLP

We trained with Linda Sykes.  She’s a great teacher, with a real passion for not only NLP but also yoga.  There are lots of advantages to working with someone who makes the clear link between mind and body.

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Playing to Your Strengths

Inspiring talk by Marcus Buckingham on the importance of honouring, owning and playing to your strengths, rather than trying to fix your weaknesses.

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The Power of Vulnerability

In a poignant, funny talk, Brené Brown shares insights from her research on human connection – our ability to empathise, belong and love – that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. 

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Allow Yourself to be Brilliant!

Short, pithy 5 minute talk that teaches a couple of easy ways in which to give yourself permission to embrace and unleash your own brilliance!

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The 7 Drivers of Old Habits of Thinking

When it comes to negative experiences, we have habitual ways of responding to what triggers us. But we can learn to step out of and stay out of negative thought cycles – this article tells you how.

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Workaholism – a 21st-century addiction

Psychologist Mark Griffiths examines workaholism and what it has in common with other behavioural addictions.

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The Inner Game of Tennis

Author: Gallwey, T.

A 1970s classic – as fresh as ever.  A great description of how we can hold ourselves back and what to do about it.  A good one to read alongside Coaching for Performance by Whitmore.

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VIA Character Strengths

The VIA Institute on Character is a non-profit organization, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, dedicated to bringing the science of character strengths to the world through supporting research, creating and validating surveys of character, and developing practical tools for individuals and practitioners.  We use their free tools in our stress management and...

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This site is maintained by two individuals who wear more than one hat – be it consultant, psychologist or psychotherapist – so you should expect to find a wide range of materials that are all about how people learn, perform and grow. Chris and Jackie founded Sixth Sense Consulting Ltd in 2010. We provide assessment, leadership development, team building, career transition, psychotherapy, and wellbeing services to individuals and organisations. Our aim is to share materials and resources we use in our day to day work with others in a digestible and practical format.

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