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Theo Winter

Theo Winter
Client Services Manager, Writer & Researcher. Theo is one of the youngest professionals in the world to earn an accreditation in TTI Success Insight's suite of psychometric assessments. For more than a decade, he worked with hundreds of HR, L&D and OD professionals and consultants to improve engagement, performance and emotional intelligence of leaders and their teams. He authored the book "40 Must-Know Business Models for People Leaders."

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Coaching Example with DISC, Motivators & EQ

Executive coaching offers individuals the opportunity to work with an accredited coach and develop their skills in a safe and collaborative environment that enhances professional performance. Coaching can improve self-awareness, support behavioural change and challenge ways of working to help an individual achieve their potential (to name a few).

Jun 7, 2022

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Motivators & Drivers- Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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Constantly Confused: Empathy versus Sympathy. The Difference & Why It Matters

Both empathy and sympathy play a role in our personal and professional lives; however, these two concepts are often confused with one another. The key in understanding the difference between these two concepts as actions is particularly relevant for leaders in the modern workplace.

Jun 7, 2022

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology- Coaching & Mentoring

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How to Benefit from Behavioural Science at Work

What we do with behavioural science is very simple. We provide models for helping people to build better relationships with others, learn about their strengths and areas for development, and ultimately use that information to become more productive and fulfilled.

Mar 14, 2022

Topics: Human Resources- Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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30+ Life Changing Books in 1 Sentence

This article was inspired by a Tweet from James Clear who asked his followers to share, in one sentence, the main idea from a book that changed their life.

Dec 13, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Motivators & Drivers- General Business

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22 Tips for a Happier Life

Are you keen to change your outlook and consider a fresh perspective for a happier life? This post highlights a mix of time-tested, unconventional, and research-backed tips and lessons for improving your happiness, health and well-being. 

Dec 13, 2021

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Psychology- Motivators & Drivers

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A Simple Model of Employee Engagement

Back in 2013, we developed a model to help explain what engagement looks like and, in particular, how it differs from the likes of employee satisfaction. We call it the Effort-Enjoyment Model of Engagement.

Sep 20, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Motivators & Drivers- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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The Main Cause of Job Stress is Not What You Expect

Who has more stress? A CEO or an Administrator? You might think the CEO has more to worry about, and that's a reasonable assumption. After all, those who occupy the most senior positions are required to shoulder greater responsibilities than those in administration or support roles.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- General Business- Coaching & Mentoring

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Fight or Flight at Work: Your Stress Response

The fight-or-flight response (or fight-flight-fright-freeze-faint) is also known as the acute stress response, although many writers refer to it simply as the stress response.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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The Future of Work

Looking for a practical guide to help you rewire your business for the future of work?

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