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  • were blamed for stopping traffic and even for causing accidents when thead was released in 1994.

    Moco (n):

    The moment when everything

    becomes clear.

    The point in time when realisation

    dawns and previous confusion is

    replaced with clarity.

    The MoCo Bulletin aims to share a little inspiration and positive news, in a climate that often seems to dwell on the negative.We are looking for examples of excellence, where a single idea has grown, or a simple

    action has made a significant difference. Wed love to hear about your experiences too.

    April 2011

    Spring Issue

    Why this picture?

    At MoCo, we love success and we arefascinated by communication. ThisWonderbra billboard advert wasrecently voted the most iconicadvert of all time! Just two littlewords alongside the famous picture

    Effective communication is all about getting your message across so, nowwe have your attention, wed love to share a little bit of MoCo with you!

    Email us at: [email protected]

  • Ingredients for Greatness?

    Mohammed Ali, on being asked how he would like to be remembered, listed his

    At MoCo we agree that if you get the right ingredients, in the right

    order, for the right reasons, greatness will ensue.

    Ingredients for Greatness?

    Mohammed Ali, on being asked how he would like to be remembered, listed his

    At MoCo we agree that if you get the right ingredients, in the right

    order, for the right reasons, greatness will ensue.

    Ingredients for Greatness?

    Muhammed Ali, on being asked how he would like to be remembered, listed his

    ingredients for greatness. We agree, that if you use the right ingredients, in the right order, for the right reasons,

    greatness will ensue.

    Moco Moment

    In 1591, a swinging lantern in Pisa Cathedral inspired Galileo to research and discover

    the property of pendulums.Plenty of other people had seen the lantern

    swing, but Galileo claimed the moco.

    &

    Moments that Create Businesses

    Sometimes, really successful businesses come from the simplest of ideas

    or events. Can you identify which iconic local companys mocomoments are represented here?

    Email [email protected] if youve got it!

    For a regular dose of MoCo find us on Facebook and Twitter

  • What is It?

    At MoCo, we talk a lot about perspective. We know that the way we perceive something will determine how we think about it

    and, ultimately, how we feel. The problem is that things arent

    always exactly what they first appear to be.

    The picture on the right is taken in a way that we are not

    familiar with seeing can you figure out what it is?

    Need a clue? You might need to be quick.

    Workplace Wellbeing More than just free fruit!

    Have you ever noticed that some workplaces have just got it and othersjust . er. havent. But what is it? Sometimes wellbeing and moralein the workplace can seem intangible, something that is more down to thepeople in the business than the business itself.

    The truth is, effective workplace wellbeing is a precise science. There arecertain criteria that, when applied, mean that wellbeing can be replicated inany organisation. The secret to success is understanding what these criteriaare and how to apply them in your organisation.

    In under 30 minutes we can share these with you and explain how they canrelate directly to your organisation and how the smallest changes can makea huge difference. Just click above link and send well be in touch.

    For a regular dose of MoCo find us on Facebook and Twitter

    The first two people to email the correct answer will each earn a

    Pick and Mix CPD session of their choice, for 10 people, worth

    250.Email us with the answer & your

    CPD topic of choice.

  • Moco (n):

    The moment when everything

    becomes clear.

    The point in time when realisation

    dawns and previous confusion is

    replaced with clarity.

    Click for the Latest

    MoCo in Education Brochure

    Hello, Ive just been MoCod! Have you?

    One of our aims, when settingout on the MoCo journey, was tointroduce moco as a new wordin the English language.

    Our original noun (see definitionabove) has now evolved into averb with several local schoolsdescribing themselves, proudly,as having been mocod!

    If you know of a school thatwould like to be mocod pleaselet them know about us, or usabout them. A good mocoingcomes in all shapes and sizes!

    Watch Out!Theyre Out There.

    It is good news from the RSPBthat songbirds are making aresurgence this year. But theyare not the only little thingsincreasing in number. Theobservant among you may havenoticed that, attached to blazerlapels, school bags and even theodd pair of trainers the MoCobadge is another little critter thatis on the increase. See if you canspot one and let us know where!

    Coming soon, to a school near you

    Interview skills Immersion Day!

    Another MoCo Mentoring

    Opportunity

  • MoCo MentorsThe MoCo mentor programme is part of our aim of bringing the worlds of business and education closer together. We are well on our way to building up a pool of 70 mentors, from business, that are passionate about supporting the next generation. Mentors from all sectors of the business community work closely with students, sharing their experience and expertise.

    The MoCo mentor programme helpsstudents to interact with the realworld of business on a huge range oftopics. From goal setting andaspirations to revision skills andinterview confidence, there are ahost of areas in which real life storiesand examples add to the learningjourney.

    With reality comes relevance, andwith relevance comes buy-in. If youfancy a spot of mentoring please letus know.

    We do reciprocate a mentorskindness and effort by offering MoCoPick and Mix CPD programmes free ofcharge, but the real reward comesfrom the response and feedback fromthe pupils.

    For a regular dose of MoCo find us on Facebook and Twitter

    Sprowston Community High School Sixth Form

    Leadership Programme.

    Coming Soon:

    Raising Aspirations (6th Form)Interview Immersion (Year 10)

    Careers Day (Year 10)Teambuilding (Primary)

    Words with Impact (Primary)Presenting (Primary)

    Click here for more information on MoCo Mentoring

  • And finally

    Its funny how some experiences juststick in your mind over time. Smallevents, often inconsequential tothose around you, can lead to a bigchange in how you see things andhow you act.

    Click here for an example of an earlymoco (and to see the relevance ofthe picture!) This particular mocowas slightly painful but effective in itsoutcomes!

    Email us at: [email protected]

    Find more MoCo at

    www.go-moco.co.uk

    We would love to share other

    moco moments too. They

    come in all shapes and sizes

    and happen all around us. The

    secret is spotting them and

    doing something with them.

    Please feel free to contact us

    with your moco moments and

    we will happily share them

    through the MoCo Bulletin.

    People Whod ave em, eh?

    Do you ever get frustrated by the behaviours and actions of other people possibly in the workplace? If the answer is yes congratulations, youare human!

    Would you like to know some simple but very effective ways of reducing

    this? Simple strategies are often the most effective drop us a line!