Category Archives: Personality @ Work

Personalities Underground

  There are some people at my workplace whom I have never seen without them talking on the phone or staring at a mobile screen. It will be interesting to see the transformation on the London Underground when they wire … Continue reading

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Introvert or Extrovert – which is better?

 I am often asked this question and my answer requires a bit of lateral thinking. There is a general perception amongst introverts that extrovert is better. They may consider themselves too shy and may envy Richard and Rachael who are always … Continue reading

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Recognise Politics @ your work

This more about personality than work environment. I remember interviewing an Analyst with a First from Oxford in a science subject and I explained that his personality type at work was not conducive to politics.  We discussed the 4 Lowe … Continue reading

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Match your study style to your personality and notice the dramatic improvement

Distance learning, blended learning, lectures, tutorials, interactive or not, Kindle or hard copy, IPad, IPod, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. You hear people say ‘I prefer a real book, which I can relate to in terms of design, size, shape, individual feel … Continue reading

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moods@work

Moods at work. Good mood, bad mood. What dictates your mood? Is it you or your environment? We know of colleagues who always shows their moods. If they are annoyed they show it in their expressions and speech. If they … Continue reading

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DOES THE MEDIA RULE OK?

The media seems to be losing its grip, or does what I believe depend more on my personality? Well, up until recently and before the demise of the News of the World, the answer might be a resounding yes.  And … Continue reading

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Listening skills @ work

“That’s interesting and why ….? ”        “I disagree because ….”. Listening can be more a personality disposition. Find out why. Listening skills are difficult to write about and coaching on this topic can only really be conducted … Continue reading

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How to manage stress at my work

When I am coaching candidates on stress management, firstly I identify their personality working type and use this vital information to alleviate their vulnerability. Most of us experience an element of stress in our working lives. Its intensity will vary … Continue reading

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Which is your world?

Are you an optimist, pessimist, realist or a bit of all three? The world today…. ….is an exciting place.  Globalisation has crashed onto the world stage, breaking down trade barriers and leaving behind many ponderous, bureaucratic, pontifical institutions like the … Continue reading

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Successful Leaders @ work

There is no one optimum leadership style. We must think audience. Whom are we leading? Good leadership can only be defined in its application context rather than a role model with an amazing suite of skills. Is good leadership the … Continue reading

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