A proactive approach to building Relational Intelligence involves building “Skill” and managing the “Will” to keep relationships alive.
We offer a range of LIVE Workshops, Seminars & Short-Talks (delivered Online or In-Person) to help improve Relational Intelligence & Competence across organisations.
Work impacts home, and home impacts work. Building strong relationships in BOTH helps people have better conversations and achieve better outcomes.
“Relationships” are still considered by most to be a very personal topic and not one that is generally approached in a corporate setting. With campaigns such as “#MeToo” and “Break the Stigma” having now gone before, thankfully that taboo around talking about relationships is finally beginning to relax.
We run these sessions to show people that ALL relationships face a similar set of challenges, and that by learning a few tips and techniques, they can easily improve the quality of all their relationships and better manage home-work-life tensions.
Below are some of the sessions recently delivered…
Talks are typically delivered as 60-min sessions (45 mins talk plus 15 mins Q&A)
They are generally delivered either Online or in client offices, under one of the following initiatives:
The 4 Habits underpin everything we do. They are there to help employers worried about the proven damage that relationship challenges whether at work or at home, can have on productivity in the office.
This helps build awareness and respect differences, to get over the hurdle of frustration that can come from unmet expectations.
This helps build strong skills in managing conflict and genuinely resolving issues, to get over the hurdle of poor conflict handling skills which often damage relationships.
This helps have courageous conversations about core values / beliefs, to get over the hurdle of mistrust and dis-respect that can creep into relationships.
This helps build connection and good humour in relationships, to get over the hurdle of feeling unvalued which can come from poor communication.
Dr Andrea & Jon Taylor-Cummings co-founded Soulmates Academy with a vision to strengthen relationships and equip people with the required skills to “turn up better” at home, at work and in life. Their approach starts with the belief that every relationship faces a similar set of basic hurdles and that everyone should be taught the techniques required to get over them. In early 2019, they delivered a TEDx talk – The 4 Habits of All Successful Relationships.
A Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, Andrea has 30 years’ experience as an organisation design and development professional with Big Four and niche consultancies, and as an entrepreneur.
Jon has spent much of the last 30 years in professional services, helping both blue-chips (Merrill Lynch; Credit Suisse) and start-ups (Redington; Mallowstreet; LKRC) deliver a wide range of services across the banking, pensions and consulting sectors.