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Neuroscience and psychology | how they work together

A brief history of neuroscience and psychology The disciplines of neuroscience and psychology have a long and intertwined history. Early psychological scientists were interested in understanding the relationship between the brain and behaviour. But it was not until the late 19th century that neuroscience began to emerge as its own distinct field. During this time, scientists like Carl Wernicke and Franz Gall were beginning to map out the specific areas of [...]

Agile leaders and flowprofiler® | Part 2

In part 1 of our Agile leaders and flowprofiler® blog, we explored the core competencies of Agile leaders. These are: A growth mindset, Collaboration, The ability to bring value, Commitment, Quality thinking skills. In part 2 we will explore how flowprofiler® supports the development of these competencies. flowprofiler® dimensions that directly support agile leaders There are 15 flowprofiler® dimensions that directly support the development of an agile leader: Growth A leader [...]

Agile leaders and flowprofiler® | Part 1

flowprofiler® provides a measure of many of the observable behaviours that an agile leaders display. In this 2-part blog, we explore the core competencies of an agile leader, identify which flowprofiler® dimensions support development and the key attributes of flowprofiler® that make it unique. What are the core competencies of agile leader's? Our research shows that the core competencies that make up an agile leader include: A growth mindset Collaboration The ability [...]

Attract more candidates | Free template | Hot tip

What is happening? Every organisation seems to be struggling to attract candidates. The Great #Resignation #Reshuffle #Re-org (pick your favourite) has caused chaos for talent acquisition professions. Covid has shifted power away from organisations to the individual. Individuals have tasted more freedom, more flexibility and more pay. A large percentage of the workforce is actively looking for a new role. We believe, however, that making incremental changes can improve the chances [...]

Team Motivation and Communication

"Team spirit is based on trust, communication and motivation and it enables us to avoid unnecessary conflict and become even stronger than before." Workdays are fulfilling when you are part of a great team and jumping ship is very unappealing. We say this from a position of experience. Being in the people industry you would expect us to practice what we preach. Of course, there are highs and lows, ups and downs. [...]

Internal Recruitment and Succession Planning

"Succession planning gives organisations the opportunity to establish those human connections over time." We are seeing the impact of the great resignation (also know as the ‘big quit’ amongst others and originally coined by US academic Anthony Klotz) in organisations across the world. In the UK, a BDO survey from 2021 revealed the deepening UK staffing crisis with more than 25% of firms reporting that a lack of staff is affecting their [...]

flowprofiler® and hybrid working

Hybrid working or work from anywhere policies are a reality for many of us. The transition has presented leaders with real challenges around productivity, engagement, and morale. We interviewed Kim Crump, HR Business Partner, OneServe, to find out how they were using flowprofiler® to support their people. About OneServe OneServe are experienced users of psychometric assessments. They use the flowprofiler® portfolio in both recruitment and development. OneServe are a field service management [...]

The students from Chuo University, Tokyo

It was our great pleasure to have 6 students from Chuo University, Tokyo attend this year’s internship with us at Chalmers International. Sessions were conducted virtually as a result of restrictions caused by Covid-19.The students attended 6 sessions covering the topics of:Company overview and finance.Non-traditional business models.Sales and marketing.The role of technology.Technical training in our psychometric assessment, flowprofiler®.The students were asked to:Communicate in English both in emails and during our sessions.Contribute to [...]

flowprofiler® welcomes R3Design, USA

It is with the greatest of pleasures we welcome the team from R3Design, based in the USA, to the global flowprofiler® family. The team at R3Design are led by Insight Architect, Phil Shearrer. “I coach leaders to develop the habits necessary to maximize flow. The insights they gain from flowprofiler® give them practical strategies to focus their engagement.” Phil is a Master Trainer of Dr. Edward de Bono’s methodologies and owner [...]

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