How To Lose An Employee In 10 Days

How To Lose An Employee In 10 Days

Have you seen the comedy film 'How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days', starring Kate Hudson as Andy? Andy's genius plan was to drive an unlucky guy away using only the "classic mistakes women make". Well, Halloween is upon us, but thankfully you can scare away...

Personalities of The Great British Bake-Off

Personalities of The Great British Bake-Off

As psychologists, The Great British Bake Off has given us contestants with a diverse range of personality characteristics to sink our teeth into. Stressful, high-stake situations bring our most deeply-rooted personality characteristics to the fore; and...

Real-Life Risk Types: Risk & Skydiving

Real-Life Risk Types: Risk & Skydiving

A few years ago, three of my good friends decided to go skydiving together. This adventure has since become the stuff of folklore, as it so clearly illustrated the impact of Risk Type personality on behaviour. Deliberate Derek First to jump was Deliberate...

Fairy Tales & Horror Stories From The Dark Side – Part One

Fairy Tales & Horror Stories From The Dark Side – Part One

I think it's time to have a little fun with the dark side of personality... One way to bring these themes to life is to relate them to well-known fictional characters. Not surprisingly, some of the dark side themes seem to emerge more than others in fairy...

Dysfunctional Leadership Conference | 14th November 2018

Dysfunctional Leadership Conference | 14th November 2018

Destructive leadership can take many forms, from the specific counterproductive tendencies associated with an individual’s dark side profile to a simple failure to take on the responsibilities of a leader. Register for the Dysfunctional Leadership...

How To Hire The Best Christmas Workers

How To Hire The Best Christmas Workers

You may think I’m jumping the gun, but as plenty of shops are already adorned with aisles of baubles and wrapping paper it’s safe to say that Christmas really is just around the corner. Whatever your feelings about the festive season (and we have plenty at...

Probabilities & Risky Decisions

Probabilities & Risky Decisions

There can be few fields of human endeavour in which history counts for so little as in the world of finance. Numbers sometimes seem authoritarian and inflexible, especially when used to convey complex issues of general interest. They can give a spurious...

Making Client Investment Decisions Meaningful

Making Client Investment Decisions Meaningful

To comply with regulation, financial intermediaries across the world are typically required to take ‘appetite for risk’ into account when assisting with a client’s investment decisions. Risk Appetite is a disarmingly accessible and intuitively meaningful...

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