The Importance of Legacy

With power comes responsibility. If you are lucky, by the time you become a senior and influential leader in your organisation you will have been trained and nurtured over a number of years. You will have worked for some excellent…

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The Evil Leader

  The Dark Triad is a continued focus of psychological study - a range of behaviours that cause suffering, destruction or damage to others for personal benefit. We have looked at recent work from Del Paulhus and a team from the…

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How to accidentally destroy your top performers

Motivated people generally perform better than those that aren't. Those intrinsically motivated - through the enjoyment or the sense of purpose they derive from the activity - are usually the best performers. Those largely motivated by extrinsic factors such as…

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The Scale Of Fun

The scale of fun

There is a 'Scale of Fun' that is often talked about by adventure sports and outdoors enthusiasts. Activities of various degrees of peril and toughness are graded as Type 1, Type 2 or Type 3 fun.   At the heart…

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How to make mistakes

"Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement." Henry Ford, the man who this quote is attributed to, made several unsuccessful attempts at an affordable mass-produced automobile before the Model T. It…

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