Masterclass got people motivated

Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Fire walking, rod bending and board-breaking were some of the techniques learnt by intrepid representatives of some of the leading care sector organisations at a recent ‘Healthcare Motivational Masterclass’. Led by Andy Harrington, one of the UK’s best known motivational speakers, the masterclass was designed to help people realise they can achieve even when their expectations are low. If you had asked the delegates at the start of the day whether they expected to be able to walk on red-hot coals in their bare feet, many would have answered ‘No way!’ But by the end of the day everyone – repeat everyone – had successfully completed the challenge. The idea for the national event came from Avnish Goyal, chief executive of Hallmark Healthcare, which has introduced similar techniques to its staff and found them hugely successful. Staff turnover has fallen, staff job satisfaction has risen and overall there has been a very positive impact on the quality of care offered to residents. Support for the id

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