Organisational Articlesmanticore

How to raise the profile of HR

An article outlining practical steps for HR and Training departments to help them enhance their profile and credibility within the organisation. As seen in PEOPLE MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE 9th Nov 2006

Organisational Politics

An article exploring how to be more successful and progress in the workplace. Integrates models including: Coleman’s “PIE (Performance Image & Exposure)”, Scheele’s “Sustainers and Achievers”, and Baddeley and James’ “Donkey, Owl, Sheep, Fox”.

Maximising Transfer of Learning

An article providing a seven step plan to making sure learning transfers from learning events to the workplace.

Getting People On Courses

An article providing essential tips and techniques for HR/Training departments to get staff in the organisation to want to attend training courses and then actually turn up!

Mentoring Competencies

This paper gives an outline of our competency framework for Mentors & Mentoring, based on the European model of mentee focus development. A five phase process is discussed.

Leading Change

This article is based on our chapter from ‘Practical Leadership in Nursing and Health Care’ (ISBN 978-1444172355)

Goals Setting

This article is based on our chapter from ‘Practical Leadership in Nursing and Health Care’ (ISBN 978-1444172355)



Psychology/NLP Articles


The following articles were published in Rapport magazine.

Some contain an element of NLP jargon… so feel free to mail us for an explanation!

01 Impact of Language – Joe Cheal

Does language have an impact on our psychology and physiology?

02 Mixed Articles – Joe Cheal

A mix of articles covering areas such as Dreams, Paradox, Infinity, Levels of Self, Frames and States.

03 Organisational Change

Two articles to help you understand how and why people react to change.

04 Internal Dialogue – Joe Cheal

A series of articles designed to expand your knowledge of internal dialogue and what you can do about negative self talk.

05 Distortions in Thinking – Joe Cheal

What happens to the way we think? Why are we not always as ‘correct’ as we think we might be? This set of articles will give you some ideas as to how people filter their experience. It will also help you to challenge and prevent distorted thinking.