R U OK to have the Conversation? RU OK? day will be held on Thursday 9 September, 2021. It is a national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that every day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” and support those struggling with life’s ups and downs. The day has been held annually […]
Is there a Link between Growth Mindset and Emotional Intelligence?
We know that positive emotions ‘broaden and build’ whilst negative emotions ‘narrow and limit’ our mindsets. If we want our workplaces to be more innovative, agile and collaborative, how can we increase sef-awareness and enable people to shift their mindsets to be more effective?
At this time of year when our focus is on buying Christmas gifts, there is one special gift we would do well not to overlook, and that is – the gift of gratitude. This is an incredibly powerful gift that is available to all of us all the time, but it is often overlooked. The […]
“Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.” Verna Myers Recently I participated in a webinar for Team Management Systems on the topic of Cognitive Bias and Teams and during it I asked the participants a question – “Does your organisation focus more on Diversity or Inclusion?” The answer was […]
“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking”
Unconscious bias is a hot topic these days in the field of diversity and inclusion and it is an issue that rightly deserves our attention. Research has identified more than 150 unconscious biases which influence our actions and decisions in ways we are not aware of, and which can negatively impact productivity, performance and motivation. […]