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Risk Type Summit | November 2019

Risk Type Summit | November 2019

Last month, we held our second annual conference at the Wellcome Collection in Central London - this time focusing on our very own Risk Type Compass tool. It was fantastic to speak to our clients and introduce ourselves and the Risk Type Compass to new...

A Day In The Life: Consultant Psychologist

A Day In The Life: Consultant Psychologist

Rianne Silvey Morning Walk through the doors around 7(ish), coat off and turn on my iMac and make my way to the kitchen for a much-needed coffee (I’ll perk up properly after my first sip). I commute into the office twice a week so I arrive early to (try to) beat the...

Lessons from the PCL Student Sponsorship Programme

Lessons from the PCL Student Sponsorship Programme

Recent weeks have been hectic for MSc Course Directors. Tasked not only with assessing final dissertations submitted by students from the previous year, they have also been putting plans in place to welcome and induct new students into their MSc programmes...

Reproducing Risk Type

Reproducing Risk Type

This blog post is adapted from an article published in the Summer 2019 edition of the British Psychological Society's Assessment & Development Matters journal. It can be accessed here. Back in 2016, we conducted research with 90 participants competing in...

Managing Risk Before It Becomes A Statistic

Managing Risk Before It Becomes A Statistic

Within the wider discussion about risk (see discussion from Sidney Dekker, Michael Mazarr, and John Adams, amongst others) there is a common theme in both finance and Health & Safety that questions over-reliance on computational, procedural, bureaucratic...

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Risk Type Summit | November 2019

Last month, we held our second annual conference at the Wellcome Collection in Central London - this time focusing on our very own Risk Type Compass tool. It was fantastic to speak to our clients and introduce ourselves and the Risk Type Compass to new...

A Day In The Life: Consultant Psychologist

Rianne Silvey Morning Walk through the doors around 7(ish), coat off and turn on my iMac and make my way to the kitchen for a much-needed coffee (I’ll perk up properly after my first sip). I commute into the office twice a week so I arrive early to (try to) beat the...

Lessons from the PCL Student Sponsorship Programme

Recent weeks have been hectic for MSc Course Directors. Tasked not only with assessing final dissertations submitted by students from the previous year, they have also been putting plans in place to welcome and induct new students into their MSc programmes...

Reproducing Risk Type

This blog post is adapted from an article published in the Summer 2019 edition of the British Psychological Society's Assessment & Development Matters journal. It can be accessed here. Back in 2016, we conducted research with 90 participants competing in...

Managing Risk Before It Becomes A Statistic

Within the wider discussion about risk (see discussion from Sidney Dekker, Michael Mazarr, and John Adams, amongst others) there is a common theme in both finance and Health & Safety that questions over-reliance on computational, procedural, bureaucratic...

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....