Positive Intelligence Mental Fitness

If you are physically fit, you can climb steep hills without physical stress. If you are mentally fit, you can handle life’s great challenges without mental stress or other negative emotions’ Shirzad Chamine Your mind is your greatest ally, it is also your worst enemy. Positive intelligence (PQ) measures the relative strength and fitness of…

Feedback and Unconscious Bias

Wendy continuously interrupts at meetings – how does her boss interpret the behaviour? This will depend on many factors such as the gender, nationality and personality type of the boss. We all bring our own unconscious bias into our evaluation of situations. According to Therese Huston in her book Let’s Talk: Make Effective Feedback Your…

Plasticity of the brain

Old Dog can learn new tricks With the use of brain scans and progress in medicine we now understand much more about how the brain works and that it has plasticity. Because of this plasticity we now know that it is possible to train our brain to serve us better. We can change habits, maladaptive…

Does Executive Coaching Work?

I came across this article, in summary it supports my contention that a coach can have all the skills, tools and qualifications possible, however it is the quality of the relationship that is established between the coach and coachee that is of paramount importance. Click on the heading below to activate the link. Does Coaching…