Bungy Jumping Into Change Teaches You To Manage Risks And People Like A Pro

I lived in New Zealand for a few years, just before the turn of the 21st century. It was not a place that I knew much about prior to going there to live and work. I had heard about the country as one of our West Indian cricket team’s major opponents, but it was bungy … Read more

What Is Congruent Behaviour? | How To Live Authentically

In my professional development as a Behavioural Consultant, I have worked with many models to increase my understanding and effectiveness. I recall hearing one of my Partners speaking about congruency to a Client and immediately started to question what IS congruent behaviour. I had no clue how this term applied to my behaviour but, from … Read more

Active Listening In Communication – A Leader’s Diamond

How do you listen? There is a false belief that we listen to everything we hear but, active listening in communication can be a leader’s diamond if appropriately used. We are not born good listeners. This is one of those natural abilities that we lost in our quest to be less animal-like. It is a … Read more

Assertive Behaviour | A Definition That Is Simple

Assertive behaviour occupies the attention of many performance, management and leadership discussions. It falls into the misunderstood, misused and mistaken buckets and I would therefore like to offer a definition that is simple. More often than not assertive behaviour is placed into the grouping of passive, aggressive and assertive and applied randomly. The pendulum swings … Read more

Understanding The Role Of Employee Behaviour In An Enterprise Risk Management Definition

Can You Manage Risk Without Managing Behaviour? This is a question I am often asked when working with Managers. To better explain it, you must begin by understanding the Role of employee behaviour in an Enterprise Risk Management definition. When I say “employee behaviour“, do note that I am referring to all employees in your … Read more

You Can Make The World A Better Place For Your Family To Live, Work And Enjoy

Moving Past Understanding Change There is so much material (clichés, thoughts and views) available about change that I wondered if I could contribute anything that would have an impact, or be worth mentioning. Along the way however, I have realised that by making small, incremental personal changes, you can make the world a better place … Read more