Integration Training Journal - Mark Walsh's Blog

Brighton (Sussex)/ London UK

Where business training, management & leadership training, time & stress management, coaching and team building meet "alternative" content. For all who integrate BOTH worlds as human business beings - to benefit themselves, their work and the world.

Tag Archive: management

How to run effective meetings

The following is some advice on running effective meetings: Who should chair? A good chair is a fair person who likes to listen but has the confidence to interrupt people. They should be relatively uninvolved emotionally with the subject of the meeting. I don’t recommend the boss ...

Continue Reading »

Use of Music, Image and Story in Embodiment coaching and workshop design

Music and image can be extremely powerful in affecting mood in individuals and groups.  So the key question is: What mood do you want to evoke?  This will generally be to support a mood that is already happening or to ‘change the direction’ ...

Continue Reading »

Stress Management video

Take a fun look at a serious subject. "Do you have exploding head syndrome?". Stop it before it goes this far.

Continue Reading »

Managing Change

Many thanks to Cath Davies for this guest blog. Cath is a Business Improvement Consultant. This article was first published in the Chartered Institute of Housing’s “i-opener”, January 2012. ___________________________________________________________________   If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading” Lao Tzu “ In the context of ...

Continue Reading »

Stuff managers say – business jargon and BS

Take a look at this funny video on management and management speak from the Integration Training team and our friends at Think Productive.  Thanks to everyone for your help, including Facebook and Twitter friends and fellow CIPD members. No business people were harmed in the making of this clip. If ...

Continue Reading »

Mumanagment – How Mumsey Taught me Executive Leadership Development


This Mother’s Day I got to thinking - most of the work that I do in executive leadership development can be traced back to good advice I received as a child from my mother (and also other family members, infants-school teachers etc). Most of what I, and other management trainers and consultants do, is ...

Continue Reading »