It’s all in the mind? – Getting to grips with psychometric testing

Posted on: February 2, 2013

Interested in a free personality assessment? I’ve just completed four days training with Psysoft http://www.psysoft.com/ to achieve the British Psychological Society (BPS) Occupational Ability and Personality Test User Certification Level A and B using NEO PI-R Personality Inventory. Yes, psychometric testing! This is to add to my armoury of a BPS approved degree in psychology, a […]

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Perfect Pitches for Property People

Posted on: January 27, 2013

Last night I was invited by around 30 agency and professional folk from one of my property clients to deliver a short training session on “Perfect Pitches”. Whilst I was nervous about the snow and trains to Sussex, they were fine and turns out I should have been more worried about a naughty USB to […]

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Instead of the 12 days of Christmas, here’s the 12 Ps of Partner Competencies

Posted on: December 21, 2012

There are competency frameworks, psychological profiles and considerable debate about what makes a great partner. So in a somewhat lighter spirit, and using 20+ years of observations of partners of all shapes and sizes (the good, the bad and the ugly) here are my thoughts on the 12 Ps of Partner Competencies (rather than the 12 […]

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What is NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming)?

Posted on: July 16, 2012

As a psychology graduate, I wasn’t that impressed by NLP – but perhaps that is because I had already learned much of what it has to offer. I took the trouble to qualify as a practitioner back in 2007 to confirm my views that it is effectively a simplified form of applied psychology. However, there […]

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Getting it past the partners – All about buy in

Posted on: June 25, 2012

Having test run this new training session earlier in the year at a City law firm, I am pleased to report that its first public outing last week was deemed a success – with positive comments from the assistants, managers and partner who attended. Some of the feedback comments included: “A lot of information covered […]

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