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‘Being passionate means I go the extra mile’

November 7, 2017PaulNews, Videos

‘Being passionate means I go the extra mile’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

We often talk about passion in a personal sense, but this month we’re looking at the role passion plays in business. Can passion help us to be more effective in our professional roles?

In our latest short film ‘People Specialist’ Jane Hirst talks on camera about how being passionate about her work means she can do it so much better, and why it’s important to express passions appropriately, or risk being overpowering.

‘It’s only through being independent that people can grow’

September 5, 2017PaulNews, Videos

‘It’s only through being independant that people can grow’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

What role does autonomy play in business? In our latest short film coach & leadership consultant Lee Chalmers talks on camera about the importance of giving staff space to develop, and why creative thinking + great leadership is the key to a successful organisation.

‘Autonomy’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at the Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

‘If you don’t enjoy what you do, what’s the point?’

December 5, 2011PaulNews, Videos

‘If you don’t enjoy what you do, what’s the point?’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

Some people are very sure it is wise to clearly separate work life and personal life. However, by bringing an element of our personal lives into our work can we actually enjoy being at work more - and even do a better job?

In our latest short film Jill Clark, Training & Development Manager for the National Trust, talks on camera about why life is just too short not to enjoy our working life, and how for some people having fun at work is an essential part of the job.

New Charismatic Leadership course: ‘An absolute triumph’

October 24, 2011PaulNews, Videos

On Monday 10th October 2011, Wise Buy delivered its first ever ‘Developing Inspirational & Charismatic Leadership’ course to a VIP senior delegate audience at Weetwood Hall in Leeds.

This 3-day course was an absolute triumph, and you’ll see why when you watch these short video testimonials…

If you’d like to develop an inspirational & charismatic leadership style that is worthy of being followed, talk to us….

New short films released - Think Amelie meets Fast Show!

October 10, 2011PaulNews, Videos

In support of our brand new short course portfolio, we’ve also started to create a series of 23 short films, one for each course.

Our leadership & management training courses are transformational learning experiences that are unlike any other course you’ve been on. Unlike traditional training courses, our acclaimed development approach permanently change behaviours and beliefs - out of which flows the unforced ability to improve

We are always keen to make our films different to the usual training/ corporate films, and with this in mind we went with a look that was summed up by our (highly creative!) MD Paul Peters as being ‘Amelie meets The Fast Show’.

I’m pretty sure our film company have never worked with a brief like that before! However, we think the end results are great. Here are a couple of examples…

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‘We all need to forget about ourselves sometimes’

October 3, 2011PaulNews, Videos

‘We all need to forget about ourselves sometimes’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

There are a number of studies that have shown a link between empathy and business results, including increased sales and enhanced performance in diverse workforce.

What role do you think empathy has in business? Can it actually contribute to business success?

In our latest short film Sue Plank, Training & Development Advisor for the National Trust, talks on camera about the importance of listening first, and why in a business context we can get so much more from our people by ‘walking a mile in their moccasins’.

‘Leaders need to put away the desire to be liked’

June 27, 2011adminVideos

‘Leaders need to put away the desire to be liked’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

How important are boundaries in business? Our July film is all about boundaries. This month Lee Chalmers, coach and facilitator, talks on camera about why boundaries are too easily overlooked in business, and why we can become better leaders by mimicking our behaviour as parents

‘Boundaries’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at the Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

‘To enjoy work means that we bring so much more to it’

June 27, 2011adminVideos

‘To enjoy work means that we bring so much more to it’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

Do you enjoy your work? Our July film is all about enjoyment. This month Jane Hirst talks on camera about why enjoying what we do means we give so much more, and tells us how we can achieve that all important work-life balance even when the boundaries between the two may be blurred.



‘Enjoyment’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at the Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

‘It’s not always easy to maintain someones confidentiality’

May 1, 2011adminVideos

‘It’s not always easy to maintain someones confidentiality’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

Do you have people you can trust implicitly to maintain your confidence? Ruth Denwood, Consultant and associate working with Wise Buy, talks on camera about why trust and confidentiality are critical in business, and why it’s important that we all understand where other people’s line of confidentiality lies.



‘Confidentiality’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at the Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

‘We need to stop holding on to all that is familiar’

January 17, 2011PaulVideos

‘We need to stop holding on to all that is familiar’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

What are you passionate about? Can passion help us all to reach our potential? Paul Sullivan, Training & Development Advisor with The National Trust, talks on camera about why his passion is helping others to explore new options, and why it’s important that we all step out of our comfort zone a bit more.

‘Passion’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at The Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

‘Enjoying your work means you can inspire others’

December 17, 2010PaulVideos

‘Enjoying your work means you can inspire others’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

Do you enjoy your work? How’s your work-life balance? Lorraine Goodhand, an associate with the Wise Buy, talks on camera about why it’s important to enjoy our work, and why knowing when to say no is crucial for that work-life balance.

‘Enjoyment’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at The Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

‘Valuing people sincerely is the only way’

November 17, 2010PaulVideos

‘Valuing people sincerely is the only way’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

Are you accepting enough? Paul Peters, Managing Director at Wise Buy talks on camera about the difference acceptance can make to all of us, and explains why valuing others sincerely is quite simply the only way to get the best from them.

‘Acceptance’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at The Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

‘Life is getting more and more complex’

November 17, 2010PaulVideos

‘Life is getting more and more complex’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

Do you keep things simple enough? Alun Lewis, Chief Executive of James Cropper PLC, talks on camera about about how a leaders role is to keep things simple, and why it’s important to simplify complexity as much as possible.

‘Simplicity’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at The Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

‘Being genuine makes me feel vulnerable’

October 17, 2010PaulVideos

‘Being genuine makes me feel vulnerable’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

How does being genuine make you feel? Jan Brause, Performance Development Coach, talks frankly on camera.

‘Genuineness’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at The Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

Genuineness - bringing our humanity and our expertise to business in an authentic way.

‘Indecisiveness is the enemy of simplicity’

October 17, 2010PaulVideos

‘Indecisiveness is the enemy of simplicity’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

How important is simplicity, and just how easy is it to keep things simple? Paul Gregson, HR Director for Infinis plc, shares his views and tips in this short film.

‘Simplicity’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at The Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

Simplicity - we strive for straightforwardness and simplicity in everything we do.

‘We stagnate without growth’

September 17, 2010PaulVideos

‘We stagnate without growth’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

What does a world without growth look like? Tim Relton, Independant Organisational Coach, shares his thoughts on camera….

‘Growth’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at The Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

Growth - realising the potential of our people, expanding frontiers and continuously improving.

‘Growth means you’re winning’

August 17, 2010PaulVideos

‘Growth means you’re winning’ from Wise Buy on Vimeo.

What does growth mean for you? Paul Nee, Associate Director at Proctor & Gamble, shares his thoughts on camera…

‘Growth’ is one of ten principles that underpin everything we do at The Wise Buy, how we live our lives and constantly maintain the personal and professional boundaries of our business.

Growth - realising the potential of our people, expanding frontiers and continuously improving.

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