Creating a Culture of Feedback: achievable aspiration or forlorn hope?

Most of us receive feedback every day: from bosses, customers or colleagues; from teachers, coaches and – of course - from family and friends. So why do we so often dismiss or even fear it in the workplace, and what does this say about our workplace culture?


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What does Performance Management look like in your organisation? Take our brief survey to show us the local picture and we’ll share the results with you.

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65 Most Inspirational Quotes of All Time

Here they are, the most inspirational quotes ever uttered, sure to stir you and get you moving through the day. ...

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Coaching Women to Lead

Research has shown that there is a less than straightforward career path for most women and in fact, their experience ...

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Our People

The ASK Team In order to share some authentic insight into the richness and diversity of the team here at ...


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The RSA Animate series was conceived as an innovative, accessible and unique way of illustrating and sharing the world-changing ideas ...



Organisational life today is full of challenges… …Boost productivity. Attract talent. Capture markets. Increase retention. Cut waste. Add value. Change ...

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Iain McGilchrist – The Divided Brain

Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist describes the real differences between the left and right halves of the human brain. It’s not simply ...

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ASK webinars delve into the daily issues that businesses face and look for practical answers and solutions. Find out more about our upcoming webinars and register your interest.


Giving Back

ASK strives to be a socially responsible employer, business partner and presence in the community. For our colleagues: We uphold ...

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The original client produced plasterboard and plaster products for construction, and employed 13,000 people in the UK. During the lifetime of the programme, the organisation was acquired by a global group, employing nearly 50,000 people worldwide.

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Turning costly management training into improved performance has never been easy. Until now. Continuom is a new service from ASK® ...

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The Innovator’s Cookbook: Essentials for Inventing What is Next

Steven Johnson, author of Where Good Ideas Come From, Emergence, Everything Bad is Good for You, Mind Wide Open and Ghost Map, and an acknowledged ...

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Are We Our Mind? – Dan Siegel

Daniel J. Siegel is a respected global neuroscientist, professor of psychiatry at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) ...

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Workplace Learning Survey 2014

Is your organisation ready for the Workplace Learning revolution? More to the point, are your Line Managers ready for the ...

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About Us

At ASK we are proud of being unashamedly business and passionately people. Access to technology and capital alone can’t be relied ...

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Twenty Eight Feet: life on a little wooden boat

This is a short documentary about David Welsford, a man who has given up the luxuries of land in search ...

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Jonsi – Gathering Stories (From We Bought a Zoo)

The film ‘We bought a Zoo’ and also the accompanying soundtrack will fill you with feelings of hope, of joy, ...


The Wonder Room

The Wonder Room is full of inspiration. Music, videos, books, websites and ‘stuff’ to help you think big thoughts.


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News Feeds


Happy – A Documentary

What makes you happy? From the filmmakers who brought you Long Night’s Journey Into Day, Beyond the Call, and the ...


ASK Blog

Whether you're looking for knowledge, facts, opinions or advice, the ASK Blog offers it all. From topics that hinge on performance management principles to advice on building lasting relationships, our archives are bound to have something to strike your interest.


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Make it Stick

The Problem Global expenditure on training in 2010 was estimated at $670 billion, of which $40 billion alone was spent ...

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Turning costly management training into improved performance has never been easy. Until now. Continuom is a new service from ASK® ...

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Vacancy for Principal Consultant

Position: Principal Consultant The vacancy is for a full-time position and is available now. Location: Milton Keynes, UK Remuneration: Competitive ...

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Financial and VFM Audit

The role of the NAO is to audit the accounts of all government departments and agencies as well as a wide range of other public bodies and to report to Parliament on the economy...


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ASK has produced three separate doodle pads on the topics of: Change, Performance & Talent If you would like one ...



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