When you find the recipe for success with an individual or group, it’s tempting to try and reproduce those characteristics. But what are the implications?
Pressure. Some people thrive on it; others buckle. But how can we predict someone’s reaction? And if we have an idea of what this reaction will be, how can we help people to develop?
The New Year offers an ideal opportunity to take stock and invest time and attention in ourselves and our goals. How do we ensure that we are setting realistic goals to instil long-lasting changes?
It’s party time and everyone has a role to play. Can you spot yourself and your colleagues?
In recruitment, a purple squirrel is someone who has the right education, set of experience and range of qualifications to fit a job’s requirements. Sounds pretty perfect, so why doesn’t it work?
Companies are paying the price for avoiding feedback. We might think we’re dodging a bullet by using self-reporting personality tests. But avoiding candid feedback can spell disaster for teams.
There’s no avoiding it. The advent calendars are open and Michael Bublé is telling you that it’s beginning to look a lot like… Christmas! The question is – have you done your shopping yet?
Does our culture rely too heavily on the idea of “innate talent” as a measure of potential, discouraging people from making the effort – and the mistakes – needed to learn and grow?
How do you break the ice and establish rapport quickly? How do you create a collaborative, engaged atmosphere and work towards psychological safety while ensuring the work stays on schedule?