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As Organisational Development Specialists, we understand the practical and commercial challenges facing your business. As Psychologists, we keep informed of the latest empirical research. And that means we’re ideally placed to share insights into achieving outstanding business outcomes.

  1. 12 Apr. 2018

    Working with people; not against them

    Assertiveness is not necessarily easy, but it is a skill that can be learned. Developing your assertiveness starts with a good understanding of who you are and a belief in the value you bring. When you have that, you have the basis of self-confidence. When you act assertively you act fairly and with empathy. The power…

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  2. Be GLAD for the feedback

    27 Mar. 2018

    Tuesday Tip #20: Be GLAD for the feedback

    Today’s tip is about applying a simple technique for receiving feedback that can help you use such feedback as a tool for personal growth. For many people, receiving feedback is perceived as threatening, whether the feedback is positive or negative. This perception of threat creates a fight or flight response in our brains, resulting in…

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  3. PeopleScape

    28 Feb. 2018

    Is it Performance Management or Bullying?

    How far can we push our employees? In the hectic and demanding modern day workplace it can be difficult to ensure the impression we give others is a positive one. We rush from task to task sometimes forgetting to say hello to colleagues, unconsciously snubbing others or withholding information due to lack of time. However these…

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  4. PeopleScape: Why Leaders Need to Get Real

    22 Feb. 2018

    Why Leaders Need to Get Real

    Our relationship with authenticity can be complicated. For some, the idea of being transparent and open in dealing with others is terrifying. Others insist on wearing their pulsing heart on their sleeve, exposed for all to see. Most of us vacillate between some degree of openness and pulling down the shutters, depending on our situation…

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  5. PeopleScape

    3 Jan. 2018

    The great cascades of leadership vision

    Prior to 1995, the wolves of Yellowstone National Park (USA) were hunted to extinction.  Following their re-introduction into Yellowstone the wolves had a surprisingly remarkable influence on the rest of the food chain. Known as a trophic cascade, there were extensive changes throughout the whole Park’s ecosystem- incredibly even changes to the geography of the…

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  6. PeopleScape

    28 Nov. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #15: Cultivating a Learning Culture

    Today’s tip will help you cultivate a learning culture within your organisation. A common language within an organisation can cultivate a learning culture by allowing individuals to talk about their development in a safe and positive way. At PeopleScape, we often introduce a Psychometric assessment tool into organisations when we run team development workshops. Not only…

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