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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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In a Nutshell: 6 Primal Leadership Styles

The Six Primal Leadership Styles, Six Emotional Leadership Styles, Six Resonant Leadership Styles, or sometimes referred to simply as Goleman’s Leadership Styles is a notable framework in the literature on organisational leadership and emotional intelligence...

Nov 12, 2019

Topics: Leadership- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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110+ Facilitation, Training & Development Methods

One of our assessment partners from Germany was kind enough to share an infographic he’d created with 50+ training methods and although my German is, um… not exceptional… after a long stretch staring at icons and throwing words into Google translate I think I mostly got the gist — and the gist I got was “that’s brilliant, mate!”

Nov 5, 2019

Topics: General Business

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4 Principles for Coaching & Building a Better Hero

Without doubt, video editing is the art form I most love and admire. When sound and image are put together in a certain way, by someone who is a master of the craft, the effect is, for lack of a more dramatic word, transcendent.

Nov 3, 2019

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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Simon Sinek: You Build Trust The Same Way You Fall In Love

Sometimes I just want to post a short video on this blog and shout "HEY, A VIDEO I LIKE!" but I don't think my boss will let me get away with so little context (or shouting at our customers), so here are some words to go with (*softly and politely*) a short video I like.

Sep 23, 2019

Topics: Employee Engagement

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In a Nutshell: Wheel of Emotions

Robert Plutchik (1927 – 2006) was an American psychologist and professor who received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and was professor emeritus at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Plutchik published numerous books on the subject of emotion and authored or co-authored more than 265 articles.

Aug 30, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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70 Plus Communication Tools, Tips, Terms, Frameworks, Principles

For an absurd length of time, I’ve been promising myself that I would put together a storehouse of important models and concepts around communication, persuasion, relationships, rhetoric, argument, and debate.

Aug 12, 2019

Topics: Psychology- General Business

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Maslow’s Hierarchy: 6 Myths

Most Psychologists have a general familiarity with Maslow's hierarchy of needs. I wanted to dig deeper into the model to determine whether it truly has sufficient validity to still be considered useful in today’s business environment.

Aug 12, 2019

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Psychology- Learning & Development

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3 Simple Yet Powerful EQ Lessons From Film

Because blogs stuffed with words like Actionable, Integrated, Deliverability, and Customer-centric are already fairly well represented, what I like to do here is provide a sanctuary for those who need a brief respite from the aggressive overuse of business jargon and speak human for a moment to those who might be in search of something different... 

Jul 22, 2019

Topics: Emotional Intelligence

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