Losing Teaches Us How To Be Stronger Leaders

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A game of football has a clear objective, to win by getting the ball in the net more than your opponents. Yet losing seems to spin millions of people into a negative spiral……

Can Leaders REALLY Motivate Their Employees?

Motivation

The role of the leader is to communicate culture.

Some believe the role of a leader is to motivate others. In reality, the role of a leader is to unite a team, communicate culture, and model core values so that the team fosters harmonious and inclusive work environments where teams are inspired to produce exceptional results…….

Motivation: Understanding What Drives People at Work

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The reason a person acts or decides to behave in a certain way is usually down to motivation. Motivation itself is not visible. It is an internal process. Motivation is the driving force behind human actions that initiates, guides and maintains goal-oriented behaviours……

Inclusion: Why Organisations Need to Stop Making Inclusion Exclusive

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Inclusion is when someone, or something, feels or is part of a group. Inclusion can be a state, or an action. Behaviour can promote inclusion, or promote exclusion. A culture of inclusion is when a group of people consistently behave in ways which ensure everyone feels valued and accepted……

Leadership in an Artificially Intelligent World.

Leadership Development in an Artificially Intelligent World

Artificial intelligence (AI) enables computers and machines to simulate human intelligence and to problem solve. Yet, leading AI scientists say world leaders still need to wake up to AI (University of Oxford, 2024). If you are unsure what AI is then MIT (2018) designed a great flow chart to help people understand what is and what isn’t artificial intelligence…….

The Importance of Human Behaviour and Artificial Intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere.

First invented in 1950s, it is only recently that Artificial intelligence has become so prolific across society as a whole. Ten years ago AI was still a dream for the majority of us. (Deutsch, 2012)……

Critical insight for people who don’t have mental health issues.

Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness week is approaching, and undoubtedly, numerous companies will soon be sharing positive messages about mental health and well-being. Many will follow the same well-trodden commercial marketing plans. Raising awareness is crucial, but it must lead to tangible behaviour change to truly make a difference……

What Every Leader Needs to Know About Culture Consultants

Culture

Organisational culture is the way things are done in an organisation. Organisational Psychologists are taught how to assess and shape organisational cultures. There is extensive scientific research outlining ways to define, measure or manage culture……

Individuals, Teams and Organisations Need Coaching In Adversity

adversity

Overcoming adversity and being resilient are all words which are frequently used in our workplaces today. Many leaders contact Think Organisation asking for training or coaching to help themselves, or their teams, learn how to be more resilient……

THINK: How Can You Help People and Organisations Think?

Thinking in organisations

The co-founders of Think Organisation took many months to agree what the Think Organisation should be called because of the power of words. Words possess immense power, shaping beliefs, emotions, and actions. They inspire, console, educate, and influence……

How do you unlock employee engagement in the workplace?

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We all spend a third of our lifetime asleep and a third of our lifetime at work (OWID, 2024), so it would be perfect if we could all enjoy our time at work. Organisations benefit with higher innovation and productivity when employees are highly engaged (Gallup, 2020)…….

Is Poor Leadership Fuelling the Mental Health Crisis?

mental health

Leaders impact the mental health of their team, significantly more more than Doctors and Therapists. In fact, according to 69% of people surveyed across 10 countries leaders have the biggest impact on their mental health……

How To Integrate Psychology Into Training To Deliver Optimal Results

training

In the UK, companies invest an average of £1,500 per employee annually on training (Employer Skills Survey, 2023). Despite this significant expenditure, many struggle to quantify the value added by these training initiatives, particularly when employing a one-size-fits-all approach known as the “sheep dip” method…….

Is your People Experience Missing Baked Beans or Peas?

experience

What signs are there that you have a positive culture? What does your company do to support employees? When you receive external awards do you agree that your company deserves them? Do the social media posts portray your lived experience working in the company? Or is there a cultural mismatch between the external and internal perception?……