In line with our belief that every organisation is unique and exists in a context that is specific to their resources and capabilities we offer a range of individualised and targeted workshops. Each of the workshops brings decades of practical experience mixed with a broad base of theory and methodological tradition to bear on specific challenges. The workshops are a one-to-one engagement between your organisation and the Bayswater Institute. The workshops are usually held at your premises and may be attended by up to six members of your organisation.
In solitude or with others, some things are too difficult to be dealt with directly. Sometimes we need to find a way to address underlying issues by circuitous means. My starting point is two-fold. It can be summed up by the two following sentences:
We are needful of harmony with each other.
We are needful of peace with ourselves.
• Experience • Understand • Lead
The world of work is more complex and diverse than ever: geographically dispersed teams, virtual meetings, flat hierarchies, parallel reporting structures. How can you lead in this environment? ‘Tried and tested’ models fail, easy answers wreak havoc, and rushed action comes with unintended consequences.
Introduction to the Imagine Method
Organisations exist to bring together a mix of skills to tackle challenges that have a value. The necessary skills predominantly come in the form of people and their backgrounds. These people may be permanent employees or more transient contractual relationships.
to Understand Complexity
We live in a complex world. It is certain that every generation throughout history has thought this as it is a facet of change and change is continuous. Hamlet grew frustrated with Polonius – the arch-politician/survivor and, at the end of his tether said: “Words, words, words”. Often, we do need to find another, better way to describe a problem. Sometimes words don’t work as well as we might hope.
The Use of Story in Communicating your Company Position in the Market
Positioning a company in a market is now a complex and multi-layered challenge. With many channels to communicate with potential customers there is potential for messages to become fragmented and diluted. The “Crafting your Message” workshop starts by reviewing your position in the market and linking this back to your strategy and plans for sustainability and growth.
‘Reading’ & Leading
Leadership in a complex world requires multi-disciplinary insights that naturally leverage the strengths of your team. This makes social interactions a key component in a problem-solving environment. Whether planning projects, using ‘Agile’ techniques, monitoring or evaluating, the end result is a mix of explicit and implicit elements.