The science of changing thinking to change behaviour

The science of changing thinking to change behaviour

By Brian Eagar   When exploring this topic, I can’t help but think of Nelson Mandela’s journey. Being imprisoned for conspiring to overthrow the state, he could have easily resorted to aggressive behaviour and seeking retribution. Imagine that he allowed his mind to...
Brand, culture and resilience

Brand, culture and resilience

In tough times such as those we are currently experiencing, organisations need to be resilient. In terms of character, resilience is defined as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties – in colloquial terms it is the ability to ‘bounce back’. Another...
BUILDING TRUST AND LIVING YOUR BRAND

BUILDING TRUST AND LIVING YOUR BRAND

Trust reminds me of the simple things in life – as simple as making a promise. Then going ahead and keeping it. Trust cannot be assumed, it has to be built.Whilst growing up, we were taught that trust was earned when promises became action. We would sometimes be told...
BARNES, SARTRE, FANON AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

BARNES, SARTRE, FANON AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Julian Barnes begins his book, Levels of Life, with the following words:You put two things together that have not been put together before. And the world is changed.I experienced this recently: on one hand the opinion of a young executive, on the other Jean-Paul...