10 Dec 2021

In our previous two blog posts we looked at the power of habits. We now understand why we’re creatures of habit and how habits can play a significant role in shaping organisational culture. In both articles we looked at Charles Duhigg’s habit loop involving the cue, the routine and…

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20 Nov 2021

The power of a crisis The global pandemic has created turmoil for many organisations. Undoubtedly, this is one of the most challenging periods in recent history. But it also presents an opportunity – crises can actually be valuable.  “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” said…

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27 Oct 2021

‘All our life, so far as it has definite form, is but a mass of habits.’ – William James, 1892 Our habits are fascinating. Even more so, when times are uncertain and ever-changing.  In the Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg defines habits as: “The choices that all of us deliberately…

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24 Mar 2021

An understanding of personality can mark the beginning of behaviour change. But, with multiple tests and questionnaires out there, it can be confusing to know which personality model to pick. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is popular. Yet many experts in the field of personality psychology remain baffled as…

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07 Jan 2020

Life coach and author Marie Forleo champions the “magic of belief” in her book Everything is Figureoutable: “Beliefs are the hidden scripts that run our lives. They determine where we go and how we get there.” In June’s blog post we explained how an organisation’s values (or beliefs) can…

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