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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Own Your Own Fear: Negotiation 2

Posted: May 22, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Own Your Own Fear

Own Your Own Fear: Negotiation 2 - Part Three I’ve been a hostage/crisis negotiator for over seventeen years and have been fortunate to have saved countless lives through the skillful application of the basic principles of negotiation, namely active listening, empathy, rapport building, influence and behavioural change. These key skills work in any environment whether [...]

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Own Your Own Fear: Negotiation

Posted: May 22, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Own Your Own Fear

Own Your Own Fear: Negotiation - Part Three Learning to negotiate is difficult because as we mature, the way in which we negotiate changes. When our parents negotiated with us when we were children, it was a transactional process and we were given a reward for agreeing to do things. For instance “if you eat [...]

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IQ Magazine: Yourope 20th Anniversary

Posted: May 16, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: YES Group, Yourope

IQ Magazine celebrates the 20 year anniversary of Yourope, the European Festival Association Just over 20 years ago, in March 1998, some of the biggest festival promoters in Europe gathered in London to formally launch the first, and to this day, only association dedicated exclusively to European music festivals – Yourope. At its inception, Yourope [...]

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Influential Leaders: Pete Dalton

Posted: May 9, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

PETE DALTON Pete is an unfailingly positive, highly motivated tactical firearms commander who can be tracked down in the Canadian Rockies when off duty. Pete is a serving Chief Inspector with 26 years’ service, the majority of which has been spent on Specialist Operations. In his current role, he is a Specialist Tactical Firearms Commander, [...]

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Professional Certificate in Crowd Management & Security Studies

Posted: May 9, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Courses

Mind Over Matter and iSSUE in Partnership Mind Over Matter's Partnership with iSSUE (Switzerland) has been featured in the Swiss Police Magazine. The article details the experience of two Swiss police officers as they undergo the initial Professional Certificate in Crowd Management & Security Studies programme, which is credit- rated by Edinburgh Napier University. The [...]

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Own Your Own Fear: Leadership Development

Posted: May 3, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Own Your Own Fear

Own Your Own Fear: Leadership Development - Part Two Welcome to part two of our series on owning your own fear. This time we are looking at leadership development and my background as a rock promoter I believe gives me unique insight into this area. Leadership is not just about evolution but also about revolution. [...]

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Security Middle East Magazine: Crowd Control

Posted: May 3, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Crowd Management

In their latest issue, Security Middle East Magazine talks to Professor Chris Kemp, CEO of Mind Over Matter Consultancy who has been working with the Saudia Arabia General Entertainment Authority on crowd management and security for its growing events market. Read the full article here If it is of interest, Mind Over Matter Consultancy delivers a range [...]

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Rudd steps down but Abbott continues oblivious

Posted: May 1, 2018-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: politics

The incompetence of Amber Rudd caused her to gracefully step down from her position as Home Secretary, but the incompetents in politics use her to deflect the heat from themselves whilst still staying in positions of power. Diane Abbott continues in her position gaffe after gaffe showing that she is not fit to be in [...]

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