Robert Plutchik identifies 8 basic emotions (above) … Aristotle said there are 9 … Darwin proposed a much greater range based on behavioural traits … and elsewhere more popularist journals have been bold enough to suggest there are as many as 27 emotions felt by human beings. This article by Andrea Mathews – Dealing with… Read More
In more than a couple of decades of working in leadership and management development, and in coaching, it seems that the subject of holding difficult conversations continues to be a theme. It might even remain top of my list of things leaders want to know how to do better, and that coachees say they struggle… Read More Choosing your battles . . .
Wondering about your own leadership qualities? It seems we can take a test to find out if we’ve got what it takes to lead others. Try it … Leadership Style Test
A good article here by Jeffrey Davis: You are not your work: how to escape “workism” and reclaim your identity And on this Saturday morning, I’m wondering … is there anything you need to do in order to find yourself again?
Barbara Markway tells us about 13 Things the Most Confident People You Know Never Do For you, or for someone close to you … it’s worth a read.
Thomas Lickona writes a wonderful piece in Psychology Today about acquiring the art of conversation and teaching it to our children. I couldn’t agree more – though as a parent fully understand the pressures of everyday life – I’m not sure that every meal time together can create a conversation that ticks along as you’d… Read More Talk with me . . .