Maze Training Blog

Nicola Fowler

Recent Posts

Unconscious Bias And The Colours You’re Wearing

Posted by Nicola Fowler on Aug 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Did you know that the colours we wear can affect the way we are perceived? Think about Janet from HR who shows up in all black, Sarah from Accounts who always has those pink fluffy earrings, and Tom in Sales who is quite non-descript except for that bright purple, luminous yellow or post-box-red tie he always pops on.

Read More

Topics: Unconscious Bias

Prince Harry Speaks Out On Racism And Unconscious Bias

Posted by Nicola Fowler on Aug 1, 2019 11:11:31 AM

At Maze Training, we’re passionate about exploring our unconscious biases and working hard to recognise and eradicate them. Prince Harry has made headlines this week with his comments on racism – and how it can stem from unconscious bias.

Read More

Topics: News, Unconscious Bias

Are You An Upstander Or A Bystander?

Posted by Nicola Fowler on Jul 12, 2019 10:38:40 AM

Are you the bully or the victim? This loaded question presumes only two roles in the landscape of workplace bullying, critically ignoring two more options: the bystander, and the upstander.

If you’ve ever found yourself observing a hate campaign out of the corner of your eye, you’ve probably wondered where you fit into the picture.

Read More

Topics: Insider, Unconscious Bias

5 Effective Ways To Support Your People Through Change

Posted by Nicola Fowler on May 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Change is a dynamic force that makes an organisation thrive, it’s also something that, when not managed carefully, can easily cause a business to slow down and stumble. This is because change can be unsettling, unnerving, and confusing for people. Thankfully, there are many ways that you can lead, and support change effectively and securely.

Read More

Topics: Productivity

Why Our Training Is Work-Life Changing

Posted by Nicola Fowler on May 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM

At Maze Training, we are always seeking feedback we see it as a valuable gift and as a result we listen to it closely.

Read More

Topics: Productivity

Knowledge & Work Ethic: 4 Easy Steps To Mastering The Secret Art Of Being The Full Package

Posted by Nicola Fowler on May 13, 2019 3:13:51 PM

Sit and chat with any business executive of days gone by, and you’ll hear about a very different world. The sepia view would be an environment of business meetings being held in the pub, a diet of tobacco smoke, and charming inefficiency.

Read More

Topics: Productivity

3 Ways To Help Build A Productive Atmosphere In The Workplace

Posted by Nicola Fowler on May 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Have you ever wondered what exactly underpins the quintessential ‘bad day at the office’? When morale slides down into the abyss of missed deadlines, shoddy work, and workplace disagreements, it’s time to act. However, it comes as a surprise to many leaders to learn that the best ways to act are also some of the simplest to change. Don’t believe us? Read on. Here are three ways to help build a productive atmosphere in the workplace.

Read More

Topics: Productivity

5 Signs That Your Training Is Making A Productive Difference In The Workplace

Posted by Nicola Fowler on May 3, 2019 12:24:58 PM

Investment in training is crucial for building a productive, efficient, and engaged workforce. However, accurately measuring the effectiveness of training can be a challenge. So how are the best ways to do this? Lots of the changes that come from training are powerful yet subtle, and it can take a leader’s eye to notice the difference. Here are the five main signs that training is translating into success.

Read More

Topics: Productivity

Unconscious Bias: When Does Banter Go Too Far?

Posted by Nicola Fowler on Apr 24, 2019 12:45:21 PM

Sometimes workplace communication goes too far… Many people find it hard to feel at ease in a room full of colleagues, and banter is often just a way of relieving tension.

Read More

Topics: Productivity, Unconscious Bias

A Valentine’s Day Treat For Your Team

Posted by Nicola Fowler on Feb 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

For years now I have observed those who receive a gift, flowers or a card on Valentines Day and then there are those I see who have received nothing.  I see sadness in their eyes, it maybe that they are thinking of a love lost or someone they love who has passed away however it maybe that they are feeling like the victim on a day when others are feeling on top of the world.

Read More

Topics: Productivity

Subscribe To Our Blog!

 
Unconscious Bias In The Workplace Guide - Small CTA

Follow Us!

Recent Posts

 
Book A Free Leadership & Management Training Review