How Culturally Savvy is your Business?

General Motors[1] had a perplexing problem when they introduced the Chevy Nova in South America. Despite their best efforts, they weren’t selling many cars. They finally realized that in [...]

Mapping the Cultural Ground

Intercultural communication takes place when people from different cultures interact together. Culture is learned, shared and acquired; it is not biologically transmitted, but socially [...]

Managing Mindz

  Having launched two companies and worked with organisations of all shapes and sizes over the last 35 years, it is clear to me that corporate cultures can vary wildly. Those who consider [...]

Staying Ahead of the Game!

One thing I picked up early on as a freelancer was the need to keep developing and improving, as Resting on Laurels doesn’t cut it for very long in the freelance world. Fortunately, the need to [...]


I embarked on a new venture when I set up Changing Mindz, leaving behind the relative security of paid employment, and becoming a freelance trainer. In some ways it seems only yesterday, in [...]

CPD accredited blended learning programme

We are delighted to announce the launch of our very first CPD accredited blended learning programme….  Learning and Development Skills for Professionals is designed for Professionals who have a [...]

Learning and Development Skills for Professional People

Capability-building, Confidence-boosting Blended Learning Programme Learning and Development Skills for Professional People is a CPD Accredited (Continuing Professional Development) [...]

2016, Just Around the Corner

So here we are, the festive season is truly upon us. As it happens, we are busy up-to-the-wire at Changing Mindz, preparing for 2016 (although as you can see our cat-napping administrator has [...]

Training, Facilitation and Coaching Skills for Professionals

It wasn’t so very long ago that training, facilitation and coaching (each being a discipline in its own right) skills were seen to be the preserve of specialists. But the times they are changing [...]

Jings, crivvens, help ma’ Boab (aka Goodness, Gracious Me!)

As the year draws towards its end, I’ve been looking back over the past few months… It really has been a busy time. Not that I am complaining. I appreciate the opportunities I am given and the [...]