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The Power of the Mind: Subconscious Creativity in Idea Generation & Innovation Posted on March 23, 2018 by Tom Siddle. Method acting is a well-known technique whereby actors emotionally absorb themselves into a role that they are playing on screen or on stage. By doing so, they temporarily alter their psychological and behavioural state into one that more closely resembles their character, therefore increasing the realism and legitimacy of their performance. In his book, Tinker Dabble Doodle Try: Unlock the
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Miscalculated Emotion – How Introverts Can Avoid Limiting Their Potential Posted on March 23, 2018 by Tom Siddle. The term emergent leadership is used in occupational psychology to describe the process of an individual naturally assuming a leadership position within a group without a formally defined leader. Research has demonstrated that when brought together in ‘leaderless’ groups, irrespective of the size of the group or purpose, certain individuals will assume command directly or indirectly. This is an evolutionary human trait;
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Do Longer Interviews Better Predict Future Job Performance? Posted on March 23, 2018 by Tom Siddle. Recruiting the right talent for organisations is critical for overall performance and continued success. Selection processes and subsequent hiring decisions, however, are not straightforward. Organisations must choose between the costs of more sophisticated assessment methodologies (e.g. Assessment Centres) and potentially less accurate but more cost-efficient recruitment tools such as interviews. In fact, the latter is by far the most common method for selecting potential
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Goal-Flourishing: How to Drive Behavioural Changes in Employees Posted on March 14, 2018 by Tom Siddle. Goal-setting as part of performance management discussions is a common and effective leadership practice. Realistic and business-relevant goals align the work focus of employees with wider company objectives, ensuring individuals and teams are contributing to the overall success of the organisation. An effective goal for an employee is specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timebound – a useful tool known as SMART objectives in the
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