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Eysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI) (Extroversion/Introversion)

The Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI) measures two pervasive, independent dimensions of personality, Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism-Stability, which account for most of the variance in the personality domain. Each form contains 57 “Yes-No” items with no repetition of items. The inclusion of a falsification scale provides for the detection of response distortion. The traits measured are Extraversion-Introversion…
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May 8, 2020 0

The Emotional Conversation

Now and then you come across a tool that in its design and concept more than proves its worth. One vital tool to consider is the Emotional Culture Deck from Riders & Elephants. For the last ten years, I have had the pleasure to work with hospital doctors in Ireland as part of their development…
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March 4, 2020 0

Tell me more?

If you find yourself triggered by something you read or hear, pause, check the reality of the situation and if you can, BE CURIOUS.


February 18, 2020 0

Leading in Challenging Times

Managers and leaders need to step up and manage the emotions of their employees. I’ll argue that post Celtic Tiger, we are out of practice with this particular skill, and in fearful times we have to take responsibility for the fear levels in our organisations, making sure people are dealing with the real threats to…
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August 30, 2019 0

Are we immune to change? RTE The Business.

The only constant in life may be “change”, but are we, in fact, immune to it and how can we learn to embrace it? Broadcaster and leadership coach Michael Comyn joined Richard Curran on The Business to talk about why we can be so resistant to changing our ways, even if logically we see that…
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April 3, 2018 0

Job Satisfaction

There comes a moment after a busy few days training when I get to remember why I love what I do. Having just finished a module on Leadership with an international group from Kingspan I am renewed in my vigour to see tomorrows leaders become fearless, full of courage and keen to make a difference.…
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October 26, 2017 0

What role does fear play in your business?

At a recent conference, I was asked to address what role fear played in decision making and what kind of decisions do we make when we are afraid. It reminded me of an article I had read recently that proposed that work is feeling more and more like a Skinner Box. So, what’s a Skinner…
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August 18, 2017 0