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Why A Leadership Culture Is So Important In Care

Sophie was delighted to join the Tea With Tobi show to discuss why a culture of leadership is so important in a care business. As well as discussing the best-selling book; The Care Leader’s Handbook, Sophie shared some practical tips to motivate and empower care staff. A jam-packed episode that’s definitely worth 30 minutes of your time! read more

Working With Future Leaders – The Aleto Foundation

On the hottest day of the year so far, Rob was invited to present to The Aleto Foundation's Summer Leadership Programme. The foundation's focus is on identifying and developing the next generation of leaders from communities who have historically found it challenging to access jobs due to their backgrounds. read more

The Care Leader’s Handbook

We've been very busy over the last few months writing our first book; The Care Leader's Handbook, which will be a practical guide to care leadership for manager, aspiring leaders and potential superstars. read more

The Forces Wives Challenge – A Momentous Climb

In February 2019 a team of wives and partners from across The Parachute Regiment, and supporting units, will seek to climb the highest volcano in the world, Ojos del Salado, standing at 6893m in Chile. As well as working with a number of experts to prepare them physically for the trip, the team had a unique session with Rob Coulthard from Judgement Index to look at their individual and team strengths, potential development and how they could use their judgement capacity collectively as a group to achieve success. read more

Free Leadership Workshop For High Performing Chefs

Are you aspiring to be a great leader? If you want to be the best leader in your field then apply to be selected for a free leadership workshop followed by a 5-course dining experience at The Lovat, Loch Ness. The event includes a Leadership Development Workshop, 1 nights accommodation bed & breakfast at The Lovat Loch Ness and a 5 course dining experience at award-winning Station Road for the lucky six chosen participants. read more

Leadership Styles Free Online Workshop

Every year we run more and more leadership workshops and leadership academies for companies across the UK, and we wanted to run an online workshop for any leader or aspiring leader, to give you a taster of what we offer. This online workshop includes a leadership styles questionnaire, some worksheets, a video and a downloadable PDF which contains everything in one digital document. read more

Exploring The Barriers To Success In Major Projects

How welcoming is the industry to people from outside the sector? Should companies have a clearer purpose in order drive change? Does unconscious bias hinder creativity in the industry? Why don’t all rising stars reach their full potential? These were just some of the questions explored during the Major Projects Association Annual Conference 2018. In a session led by Isabelle Linden and Bill McElroy, they brought their own experiences and thoughts and opened the conversation to the audience for a wider debate. read more

Win a development day for your team!

As well as being a company of foodies, we've worked with many hospitality companies, so when HIT asked if we could put together a prize for their first ever masquerade ball we knew we had just the right package! read more

How To Develop Effective Care Leaders

Leadership is a well discussed topic in the care sector, but many managers are promoted from within and never receive any formal leadership training. Sophie joined Rachel Bryan from Turro and AJ Recruitment to share in this webinar what good leaders do that is different and how you can put simple strategies in place to manage more effectively read more

Health Plus Care 2018

We're excited for the largest event of its kind - The Health Plus Care Show 2018 - held at the Excel Centre, London on 27th and 28th June 2018. As always we will be exhibiting and speaking at this event so look out for us on Stand D20 with our branded biscuits! Please...

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How To Manage Stress And Burnout In Social Care

The care sector is a challenging and tough place to work and it’s also well known that there is a higher than average level of stress than most other sectors.  There is lots written about stress in care but not quite as much action taken by organisations and...

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Using Values To Improve Quality

Your company values are probably written on the pages of your website, in your brochure and they may even be displayed on the walls of your building. But how can you use those company values to increase quality of the staff you hire, your existing team and the quality...

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What Makes An Outstanding Care Manager?

The Judgement Index was delighted when we were asked to be involved in the largest independent study of outstanding rated care managers ever conducted in the UK. While there have been a few studies of outstanding managers over the years, nothing has really got to the...

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Health Plus Care 2017 Gallery

We had a productive and informative two days at the Health Plus Care Show in London. We brought our friend and photographer; Ben, to take photos and capture footage from the day. You can find the videos over on our YouTube channel and all the photos here. If you're...

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Health Plus Care 2017

The Health Plus Care Show Having exhibited and held a seminar in 2016, we were excited to get back to the Health Plus Care Show in 2017 with two brand new seminars and some great research to share with the audience. It was a jam packed two days and if you've not...

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Free stress management guide

Do you have exams coming up or know someone who does? Stress can be hard to manage, and with exam season on the horizon it can be an even bigger challenge for many students. We were delighted to be asked by Tutora if we would like to contribute towards their Ultimate...

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Can humiliation ever improve performance?

What's the most powerful way of getting results? You may be familiar with the concept that people are motivated by either pain or pleasure. Pleasure being reward; either financially or intrinsically, but can pain, and more specifically humiliation, ever get results?...

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How high performers set goals

In personal life and in career, it's common to set goals or be encouraged to by parents, managers and mentors. Setting goals can make dreams seem achievable and drive us to strive for more, for better and for success. But are we all setting the bar a bit too high? And...

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JI Consultant featured on ESPN

We are excited to say that one of our own consultant's Ken Smithmier has been featured on the US Sports Channel ESPN discussing judgement with two sports presenters. Following his thought provoking stint of the Paul Finebaum Radio Show discussing college football and...

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We will be at the In House Recruitment Expo next week

It’s almost time for the 3rd In-House Recruitment Expo, which takes place at Olympia on 21st & 22nd February, and we are excited to be exhibiting for the first time. This year’s event sees some of the biggest names in recruitment technology exhibiting, whilst an...

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How to onboard new hires so that they stay

The first 90 days in a new job is crucial for any new employee. Not just because that's probably the length of their probation, but it's also when they will form lasting opinions about their new workplace, judge whether they are in it for the long haul, if they think...

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The Great British Care Awards

A short and blurry snapshot of our evening and what an evening it was! Despite the freezing temperatures everyone was dressed to the nines for the South East regional finals of the Great British Care Awards, held at the Brighton Grand Hotel. We were happy to be there,...

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