Personality Psychology

PI Behavioral Assessment™ certified in the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations’ (EFPA) Test Review Model

The Predictive Index Behavioral Assessment™ helps clients to decode the core drives of their employees and offers insights into their needs, likely behaviours, motivations and areas of development. This unbiased knowledge helps clients to hire, retain and develop the best people for their business, and drastically improves understanding, communication, [...]

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    The Power of Persuasion: Building Influence in the Workplace

The Power of Persuasion: Building Influence in the Workplace

Have you ever sat and wondered how some people seem to be able to persuade others to do anything? It can be awe inspiring to see this particular skill at work, but there are simple techniques that you can apply that will help you to build influence quite easily. [...]

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    Making Teams Work Like Legendary Basketball Coach Pat Summitt

Making Teams Work Like Legendary Basketball Coach Pat Summitt

Sadly, Pat Summitt passed away in June 2016 after a courageous battle with early-onset Alzheimer’s. After 38 years as a successful basketball coach, she leaves behind a legacy of creating winning teams.

Under her leadership, the Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team never had a losing season. Pat Summitt accrued over [...]

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    3 Ways to Keep Your Workforce Motivated in Times of Change and Uncertainty

3 Ways to Keep Your Workforce Motivated in Times of Change and Uncertainty

All business have to be flexible to survive the constant flux going on in and around them. We all know that change and uncertainty are inevitable on some level, but do we all know how to handle it?
Some people enjoy a constantly evolving work environment, however not all [...]

The Link Between Employee Wellbeing, Engagement and Absence

The latest statistics from CIPD tell us that employee absence has risen to 6.9 days per employee per year on average in the UK, and only 25% of organisations achieved last year’s absence target. Employee wellbeing is clearly at a low point. Unsurprisingly, the working world is now desperately [...]

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    Positive and Negative: The Power of Mindset in the Workplace

Positive and Negative: The Power of Mindset in the Workplace

Have you ever considered the incredible effects of mindsets on the ways in which our brains operate? Recent research is quite fascinating; in short, we can apparently change the way our brains work on a physical level, simply by altering the things that we think and talk about! On [...]

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    Diversity + Personality: The Formula for High Performing Teams?

Diversity + Personality: The Formula for High Performing Teams?

We live in a global and multifaceted society. A fact that is not only mirrored, but often actively encouraged in a business environment. Undoubtedly, your teams will be made up of people from different racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Managers generally strive to gain a team with individual thinking, [...]

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    Disregard Notions of Millennials: It’s Time to Stop Generalising Generations in the Workforce

Disregard Notions of Millennials: It’s Time to Stop Generalising Generations in the Workforce

Let me begin with a disclaimer: I am a Millennial. My views may or may not be representative of those of my peer group. Now we’ve got that out of the way, I would like to discuss the incredibly problematic generalisation of generations in the workplace.
People love to [...]

Unhappy Employees? 3 Questions To Ask Yourself

Are you wondering what you can do about disengaged and unhappy employees? Good news! You’re not alone: 87 percent of organisations across the world cite company culture and employee engagement as their top challenges. The bad news is, with more than 71% of employees across the world not fully [...]