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Unconscious Bias – What’s the point?

Heard about the shocking case of the two black men who were led out of a Starbucks in handcuffs for doing nothing more than sitting waiting for a colleague? When the story broke, Starbucks obviously had to take some serious action to protect their reputation (and revenue) and to show that this kind of incident […]

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Mairi McHaffie speaking about influencing skills

Krystal Roxx interviews Mairi McHaffie on her Radio Show ‘Superfoxx‘, Soho Radio, London. This is Mairi McHaffie, founder of Scene Change Creative Consultants, a career development company, speaking with Krystal Roxx on Superfoxx. Mairi talks about the importance of body language and how to make an impact and influence people in the workplace. How to […]

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Mind the Gap

Author:  Mairi McHaffie For me, as we head deeper into digitalizing our world and our ways of communicating, we’re becoming more reliant on how we present ourselves online than in real life. For some younger people, who have grown up with tech and social media, they are shying away from knocking on their Boss’s door, […]

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Unlocking your potential

Through Coaching Squared peer-to-peer coaching Author: Martyn Loukes This week I celebrated 30 years of being an out gay man. In 1987 growing up gay in the suburbs was a relatively brave thing to do; the age of consent for gay men was 21 and there was no protection in law for me at work. […]

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Two steps forward, one step back

Author: Mairi McHaffie So much has happened over the past fifty years for LGBT people in the UK that some find it difficult to imagine a time when people were arrested for their choice of partner. However, LGBT people and their allies all over the world are still fighting for their right to make a […]

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Am I biased? Surely not…

Author: Kåre Sivertsen, Training Specialist & Managing Director at SceneChange Creative Consultants As a rational human being, I am pretty certain I make most of my decisions based on fact, logic and reason. How is it that research suggest that our feelings and emotions can be a major influencer in our decision making process? Let […]