Creativity & Team Composition

Creativity & Team Composition

What comes to mind when you think of creativity? Does it evoke images of a solitary artist, author or musician painstakingly bent over their work? ... or does it conjure up words like 'imagination', 'eccentricity' or 'risk taking'? Perceptions of...

Your Risk Type Is Writing Your Biography

Your Risk Type Is Writing Your Biography

Risk accompanies every aspect of life: every thought, every action, every decision. Your risk disposition will be the most significant of your individual differences - at least from a biographical perspective. The way you cross a busy street, how carefully...

Risk Personalities of Pilots: A Discussion with Ken Cerney

Risk Personalities of Pilots: A Discussion with Ken Cerney

We're very excited to announce that we will be running a free webinar on Thursday 13th December with Ken Cerney, discussing his research using the Risk Type Compass® with helicopter pilots and crew members. Ken is a retired US Army soldier, leader and...

Fairy Tales & Horror Stories from the Dark Side – Part Two

Fairy Tales & Horror Stories from the Dark Side – Part Two

And now for the second instalment in my musings on fictional characters displaying dark side characteristics. Having started with a Moving Against scale I thought I’d try a Moving Away one next. If you haven't seen the first instalment, take a look here....

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Creativity & Team Composition

What comes to mind when you think of creativity? Does it evoke images of a solitary artist, author or musician painstakingly bent over their work? ... or does it conjure up words like 'imagination', 'eccentricity' or 'risk taking'? Perceptions of...

Your Risk Type Is Writing Your Biography

Risk accompanies every aspect of life: every thought, every action, every decision. Your risk disposition will be the most significant of your individual differences - at least from a biographical perspective. The way you cross a busy street, how carefully...

Resistance is Futile? Risk Disposition & Achieving Successful Organisational Change

Please Note: a more in-depth breakdown of this project's findings can be accessed here, and further information on the Risk Type Compass™ can be found here. The Change Management Landscape The importance of organisational change has risen...

Risk Personalities of Pilots: A Discussion with Ken Cerney

We're very excited to announce that we will be running a free webinar on Thursday 13th December with Ken Cerney, discussing his research using the Risk Type Compass® with helicopter pilots and crew members. Ken is a retired US Army soldier, leader and...

Fairy Tales & Horror Stories from the Dark Side – Part Two

And now for the second instalment in my musings on fictional characters displaying dark side characteristics. Having started with a Moving Against scale I thought I’d try a Moving Away one next. If you haven't seen the first instalment, take a look here....

Dysfunctional Leadership Conference | November 2018

Earlier this month we held our Dysfunctional Leadership Conference at the Wellcome Collection in Central London. It was great to see so many of our clients, as well as some new faces in the crowd. If you made it, we hope you enjoyed it! We’ll be sharing...

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

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

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

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...