30 Sep: The problem with the problem

Is a problem still a problem even when it’s not perceived as a problem by us? We look at how our emotions and reactions influence and impact others via emotional contagion (Positive and Negative Emotional Attractors). This article also explores the notion of Emotional Intelligence, and our abilities to manage and regulate our own emotions and to notice and understand how others are feeling; and how we use it in reasoning and other cognitive activities.

28 May: Labels – barriers or empowerments?

Whether we are given one or self-define ourselves with one, labels come with positives and negatives. Ok, we all know that labels are for jars, but let’s face it, humans like labels. We love ‘boxing’, labelling, categorising, ourselves and others. Check out my article about labels and try the exercises to help you raise awareness about your own labels and to change a behaviour.

08 Dec: Mind your language!

The article explores research in psycholinguistics, cognitive science, neuroscience and positive psychology, and presents evidence of how language use influences our thinking, behaviours and ultimately, decision making in everyday life.

25 May: YOUR C***ID-19 Chronicles – PART III

After my 2nd LinkedIn post asking your own experiences about the future of your job after COVID-19, I am collating here and sharing some insight and possible answers and support to your replies. Your replies showed how uncertain we all are, especially in regard to returning to work after the lock down.

23 Mar: Turning a blind-eye into a seeing-mind

Our blind-spots prevents us from seeing beyond our own viewpoints. This article discusses how we all have blind-spots and how coaching can support awareness and ultimately give the person a different perspective that they don’t see and that can, successfully, impact on performance and productivity.

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27 Nov: Stereotypes & unconscious biases

It is clear the we are all geared up with ideas and stereotypes that makes us biased whether these are conscious or not. Stereotypes are our beliefs about groups and we use these to make sense of the world. The less we know about a person or a group, the more our stereotypes mislead us. Stereotypes are more accurate when we have direct experience of a group.