Tag Archive: personal growth

Are you a Scanner or Deep Diver?

The modern professional world seems set up, by and large, to favour people with specific training and qualifications who have focused on and gained practical skills in a particular professional area and who stay in that area for an extended period of time demonstrating and deepening that skills base. This is the case for a…

The 4 Stages of Learning in Organisations

A classic model of individual learning describes learning in terms of 4 stages, consisting of: unconsious competence, to conscious incompetence, to conscious competence, to unconscious competence I usually illustrate this as follows: For example, in public speaking, a person might say “um” frequently, but not be particularly aware of it – and they are certainly…

The 8 Secrets of Success

7 years ago, Richard St. John was on a plane on his way to the TED conference. Sitting next to him on the plane was a teenage woman from a poor background, who asked him the secret of success. Richard was not satisfied with the answer he was able to give, and and decided to…

Are You Engaged At Work?

A post over at the Be Excellent blog discusses research from the Gallup organisation showing that average employee engagement figures for the United States are: 30% Engaged 54% NOT Engaged 16% Actively Disengaged This is an incredible result for considering issues of performance, culture, and the management of intangibles at work. The research notes that…

Are You In Your Dream Job?

An interesting statistic from Career Hub: According to surveys,in the Boston area of the United States 37% of people are in their dream jobs . This is the highest rate in the USA. The site reports that the US national average for people being in their dream job is 16%.

Tag Archive: personal growth

Are you a Scanner or Deep Diver?

The modern professional world seems set up, by and large, to favour people with specific training and qualifications who have focused on and gained practical skills in a particular professional area and who stay in that area for an extended period of time demonstrating and deepening that skills base. This is the case for a…

The 4 Stages of Learning in Organisations

A classic model of individual learning describes learning in terms of 4 stages, consisting of: unconsious competence, to conscious incompetence, to conscious competence, to unconscious competence I usually illustrate this as follows: For example, in public speaking, a person might say “um” frequently, but not be particularly aware of it – and they are certainly…

The 8 Secrets of Success

7 years ago, Richard St. John was on a plane on his way to the TED conference. Sitting next to him on the plane was a teenage woman from a poor background, who asked him the secret of success. Richard was not satisfied with the answer he was able to give, and and decided to…

Are You Engaged At Work?

A post over at the Be Excellent blog discusses research from the Gallup organisation showing that average employee engagement figures for the United States are: 30% Engaged 54% NOT Engaged 16% Actively Disengaged This is an incredible result for considering issues of performance, culture, and the management of intangibles at work. The research notes that…

Are You In Your Dream Job?

An interesting statistic from Career Hub: According to surveys,in the Boston area of the United States 37% of people are in their dream jobs . This is the highest rate in the USA. The site reports that the US national average for people being in their dream job is 16%.