How knowledge about different cultures is shaking the foundations of psychology

The academic discipline of psychology was developed largely in North America and Europe. Some would argue it’s been remarkably successful in understanding what drives human behaviour and mental processes, which have long been thought to be universal. But in recent decades some researchers have started questioning this approach, arguing that many psychological phenomena are shaped by the culture we live in.

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Brain-Based Leadership

A critical review: "Approaches to leadership based on neuroscience are alluring. Advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have provided an exciting new window into the everyday functions of the brain. Consultants and coaches eagerly cite the latest neuroscience research as the basis for their leadership advice, focusing on how it can be applied to vital tasks such as driving a successful change initiative.

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CQ - Do you have it?

“The number one predictor of your success in today’s borderless world is not your IQ, not your resume (CV), and not even your expertise* ... It’s your CQ.”  So what is it? 

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Developing Cultural Intelligence - Own Your Behaviour

Cultural Intelligence (being able to effectively relate to, communicate and work with colleagues and clients from different cultural backgrounds) is an absolute ‘must’ for any individual and company wanting to be successful globally.  Though we are not born with Cultural Intelligence, we definitely can learn it! Louise Evans, author of "5 Chairs 5 Choices" shows us how to reframe a situation and shift our behaviour...