Ordinary people – Extraordinary performance

What makes ordinary people in organisations perform extraordinarily? Dr Marc Kahn exposes the surprising thinking that provides the answer. Ordinary people - Extraordinary performance,  a talk by  Dr Marc Kahn at TEDx King Alfred School. Marc is Global Head of HR & OD at Investec, Visiting Professor at Middlesex University, a Speaker & Author

By |2019-09-25T11:43:04+00:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Communication, Performance, Psychology, Talent|Comments Off on Ordinary people – Extraordinary performance

Change the filling in your habit sandwich

Emily Lowe writes I don’t know about you, but I think New Year’s Resolutions suck. If I want to change something, I want to do it now. Why wait until the middle of winter when I’ve just over-indulged and it’s cold and dark outside? Surely that’s the hardest time to do anything new and make it stick for the [...]

By |2019-03-18T11:33:33+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Performance, Psychology, Well being|0 Comments

Making Sense of Strategy

Effectively communicating strategy can be one of the more tricky challenges facing an organisation. Go into too much detail and audiences glaze over pretty quickly as death-by-PowerPoint is inflicted upon them. Or pitch it at too high a level and no-one is any the wiser about what it means for them. Which, by the way, is the question that [...]

By |2018-08-02T17:27:31+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Communication, Leadership, Performance, Psychology, Strategy|0 Comments

Why great people quit good jobs

Christine Lindor explains why "Constantly working in a 'survival mode' environment is at best uninspiring, and at worst exhausting. The hard truth is that many organisations operate in survival mode." Christine Lindor is a seasoned, award-winning management consultant with expertise in organisational change and digital transformation. With 15+ years’ experience working at the top consulting firms, she specialises in helping [...]

By |2018-07-31T07:18:47+00:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Leadership, Psychology, Work life balance|0 Comments

Changing the lens on mental health

In a frank and open discussion regarding their own experiences of mental ill health, writer, communicator and strategist, Alastair Campbell, and ex-global VP for HR at Unilever, Geoff McDonald, took to the RGS stage for a session titled 'Changing the lens on mental health'. Facilitated by CEO and founder of Complete Coherence, Dr. Alan Watkins, the session touched upon [...]

By |2018-07-31T07:18:52+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Psychology, Well being|0 Comments

Body Language shapes you

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident — can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. Amy Cuddy’s research on body [...]

By |2018-04-19T23:07:37+00:00April 14th, 2018|Categories: Performance, Psychology, Talent|0 Comments