Resilient leadership – home grown in Cumbria

  I’m constantly researching personality traits, evaluating personality profiles, focusing on the core attributes required for individuals and teams to thrive in business.  Leadership is always on my agenda.  Leadership theory is now so often centered around being resilient, as a core skill and requirement.  In a recent blog post on my website (Leadership and …

Recruiting a safer workforce: exploring links between personality and safety

  In the safety industry, it has been long thought that the application of training focusing on methods and procedures, combined with the safest equipment and tools, is the ultimate workplace safety solution. Whilst research (Beus et al. 2015) has found that safety climate perceptions accounted for the majority of explained variance in safety-related behaviour …

The ‘dyslexic advantage’ and the corporate environment

Literature and social media around dyslexia in the last couple of years has referred to a ‘dyslexic advantage’ – the suggestion that those individuals with dyslexia share a unique learning difference that can create advantages both in the classroom for learners, or in the workplace for adults.  There is no disputing the fact that dyslexic …