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University-lets have you

University-lets have you You are really looking forward to your first year at university. You have discovered your personality type and how your strengths will relate to the workplace. You have a clear understanding regarding your choice of modules and … Continue reading

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Shy is good

Shy is good Many shy people would love to be that extrovert who can walk into a crowded room and say ‘Hello’ to everyone in that positive, confident way. The shy person may find it difficult to engage with strangers … Continue reading

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Attitude before knowledge

Attitude first, knowledge second Whatever the situation, circumstance or event if you have a negative attitude you will not succeed. But what do we mean by good or bad attitude? We can recognize it in friends and colleagues. We describe … Continue reading

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No to crowdminding at work!

I am an individual, not a crowd. I have identified 4 distinct personality types. I have described each type in detail in my publication “Career Coaching” by John Lowe on Amazon. These 4 individual types are named: Influencer, Supporter, Analyst … Continue reading

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Your personality manifesto determines your vote!

How will my personality decide my vote in the election? In my career coaching publication Career Coaching I have described 4 personality types and their different behaviours: the Analyst, the Creative, the Influencer and the Supporter. As a Career Coach, … Continue reading

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Can fat cats and ethics go to work together?

 Can fat cats and ethics go to work together? Today at work The following observations, recommendations and commentary are a representation of my first hand experience as a headhunter and executive coach. I enjoy being part of the commercial environment, … Continue reading

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When is the best time for a career change!

I have been too long in my present job. The challenge and excitement have gone. I am also taken for granted which is understandable since I perform my tasks and responsibilities without fuss. The problem is that I know I … Continue reading

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The Psychology of effective Leaders

A good listener describes someone with a receptive disposition. It suggests the person assimilates what is said and stores the information. This is how we learn exponentially. It is called active listening. No information is discarded but compared and integrated … Continue reading

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The Power of active Listening

What a person conversationally freely volunteers is much more valued than that offered by directive questioning. I use this maxim every day when interviewing: create a neutral space and let the person talk into it. Imagine your are a skiing … Continue reading

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Your personality type will determine your career choices

I am using this title to emphasise the importance of discovering your personality as related to the workplace. Of the 25,000 plus candidates I have interviewed they have all been unique but they have all matched one of the 4 … Continue reading

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