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Disney Brings EQ to the Big Screen


Character's Emotional Growth Part of Film's Metaphorical Journey. We can’t experience true joy until we’ve experienced true sadness. This is when we learn empathy, the pathway to emotional maturity.

Jul 13, 2015

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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The Coaching Assignment: Resolving Conflict at a Law Firm


This case study presents a coaching assignment for resolving conflict at a law firm. In this case study, the DISC behavioural assessment and the Workplace Motivators assessment were applied. The lessons learnt could be transferred to other similar situations where coaching is needed. 

Jun 20, 2015

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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19 Fascinating Facts About Human Psychology & Behaviour



  1. Publicly announcing your goals makes you less likely to succeed. In a TED Talk with more than 3 million views, Derek Silvers "presents research stretching as far back as the 1920s to show why people who talk about their ambitions may be less likely to achieve them." Source.
May 11, 2015

Topics: Psychology- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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In a Nutshell: 6 Thinking Hats (Edward de Bono)


Edward de Bono is best known for his book Six Thinking Hats published in 1985. As a leading author on thinking, creativity and problem solving, de Bono coined the term “lateral thinking”, has written over 40 books, was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and has held faculty appointments at the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, London, and Harvard.

May 7, 2015

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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Case Study: How to Save $800K in Staff Turnover


The following article is part of our series on case studies, which highlights specific examples of consultants, managers and HR professionals from around the world who are using the TTISI assessments to improve performance and lower costs.

May 5, 2015

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools

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DISC: One of the Most Popular Team Building Tools


Managing relationships is a necessary and vital skill in business. The ability to work well with people of different backgrounds and personalities, with diverse strengths and weaknesses, can make work both intellectually complex and emotionally challenging.

Apr 16, 2015

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools

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In a Nutshell: Servant Leadership


While the idea behind servant leadership is not new and can be found in writings that date back thousands of years, the term “servant leadership” itself was coined by Robert K. Greenleaf (1904–1990) in “The Servant as Leader,” an essay he first published in 1970.

Mar 30, 2015

Topics: Leadership- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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L&D News & Opinion Roundup


A selection of 10 of the most popular or thought-provoking L&D opinion pieces, research and ongoing developments in the field of L&D that you may have missed in the last couple of months from both Australian-based and international blogs and websites...

Mar 27, 2015

Topics: Learning & Development- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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