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Building Positive Relationships: A Manager's Guide (Part Two)

Building Positive Relationships: A Manager's Guide (Part Two)

In the first part of this series about building positive relationships, we discussed six strategies to help managers connect better with their teams. Now, let's explore six more tips that can further strengthen those connections and improve overall team dynamics. 7. Provide Constructive Feedback Offering constructive... read more »

What Are Motivational Maps?

What Are Motivational Maps?

Motivational Maps are an ISO-accredited tool drawing on over a decade of research into human behaviour, organisational psychology, and motivation. They are not a personality test or a psychometric profiling tool, but a self-perception inventory that reveals key motivators and the level of motivation... read more »

How Cool Blue can show up in your management style…

How Cool Blue can show up in your management style…

Insights Discovery is a powerful tool that uses a simple and memorable four-color model to help individuals understand their unique preferences. The four colours involved are Fiery Red, Sunshine Yellow, Earth Green, and Cool Blue. By understanding Insights Discovery, we can gain a... read more »

How Earth Green can show up in your management style…

How Earth Green can show up in your management style…

Insights Discovery is a powerful tool that uses a simple and memorable four-color model to help individuals understand their unique preferences. The four colours involved are Fiery Red, Sunshine Yellow, Earth Green, and Cool Blue. By understanding Insights Discovery, we can gain a... read more »

How Sunshine Yellow can show up in your management style…

How Sunshine Yellow can show up in your management style…

Insights Discovery is a powerful tool that uses a simple and memorable four-color model to help individuals understand their unique preferences. The four colours involved are Fiery Red, Sunshine Yellow, Earth Green, and Cool Blue. By understanding Insights Discovery, we can gain a... read more »

How Fiery Red can show up in your Management Style

How Fiery Red can show up in your Management Style

Insights Discovery is a powerful tool that uses a simple four-colour model to help individuals understand their unique preferences and behaviours. The four main colours are Fiery Red, Sunshine Yellow, Earth Green, and Cool Blue. Businesses using this pshycometric tool have seen a read more »

Avoiding the Weeds: How to Stay Focused as a Manager

Avoiding the Weeds: How to Stay Focused as a Manager

Do you ever find yourself: Feeling overwhelmed by details and losing sight of the bigger picture? Spending more time planning than actually doing? Working hard but not making much progress? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be getting "stuck in... read more »

Asking More Questions: A Guide to Effective Communication

Asking More Questions: A Guide to Effective Communication

As a manager, it's natural to want to have all the answers. But sometimes, the best thing you can do is ask questions instead of providing solutions. By asking questions, you can help your team members think through issues, find their own solutions, and... read more »

Building Positive Relationships: A Manager's Guide

Building Positive Relationships: A Manager's Guide

Building positive relationhips can boost happiness, trust, and engagement in the workplace. This not only improves productivity but also enhances the key KPIs you are no doubt interested in. As a manager, you play a crucial role in developing, nurturing, and role-modeling these relationships.... read more »

Welcome to Amblerock!

Welcome to Amblerock!

Hello and welcome to the Amblerock Training and Development website and my inaugural blog post! I'm Nicola Blackmore, the founder and principal consultant of Amblerock Training and Development. If you don't know already, allow me to give you a brief overview of what... read more »