Building and Sustaining Habits – How to Effectively Create and Stick to Habits

Following the dawn of the New Year, many of us will have taken stock of our lives and set multiple ambitious goals or New Year's Resolutions. However, as Spring draws closer, that motivation driving our self-improvement sprees is likely to be fading fast. Be assured, you’re not alone! In 2018 Forbes [...]

2019-03-12T09:38:58+00:00February 18th, 2019|

An Introduction to the Hogan Assessments

As part of our recruitment assessment for high-stake senior hires, we conduct Candidate Insights to help reduce uncertainty in the recruitment process.  This helps identify aspects of the individual’s personality and approach at work that may need to be explored thoroughly in order to understand the candidate better and mitigate certain kinds [...]

2019-03-12T09:40:10+00:00January 21st, 2019|

Benefits of Executive Coaching – The Importance of Coaching at Every Level

The quest for continual learning and development is one that sets apart good leaders from great leaders. Developing, refining, and improving skills isn’t something just for those starting out on their career path, rather it is something that benefits everyone, including those who have reached the very top of an organisation. [...]

2019-03-12T09:41:35+00:00December 20th, 2018|

Leadership and the Rise of Virtual Teams – How Great Leaders Can Adapt to New Workplace Trends

The rise of virtual teams has gone from an outlier trend to a genuine and successful organisational structure. Big corporations as well as small independents are reaping the rewards of leveraging a remote, and often global, workforce. Technology has created huge opportunities for businesses to leverage skills and talent, wherever they [...]

2018-11-19T11:24:57+00:00November 19th, 2018|

NEO PI-R (NEO Personality Inventory Revised) – An Overview and How to Get Trained in the Gold Standard of Personality Measures

Leadership training and assessments are pivotal for organisations looking to grow and develop in a sustainable way. Here at Edgecumbe, we have used our Primary Colours® Model of Leadership to help support and develop some of the top senior managers and executives at leading organisations around the world. With all this [...]

2019-03-12T09:42:47+00:00October 16th, 2018|

Business Psychology and Leadership – Edgecumbe Consulting

One aspect of business psychology is the study and practice of improving working life. It can help leverage an understanding of human behaviour within the context of business and the workplace. In turn this can help create effective individual and organisational performance. In business psychology we use research methods to analyse [...]

2018-10-09T09:39:32+00:00October 9th, 2018|

The Power of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) – Why EQ is Important in Business

Emotional Quotient (EQ), often referred to as “Emotional Intelligence,” is a defining factor in shaping the success of individuals and businesses. It is regarded as having a strong correlation in relation to an individual’s performance within a business, and is hugely influential in how that individual sees themselves and others. But [...]

2018-10-09T09:51:32+00:00October 2nd, 2018|

Psychometric Testing – How to Use Psychometric Tests in Business

Psychometric tests are used in business to help identify an individual’s personality, behaviour, skills and competency. This helps provide useful insights for hiring new candidates, identifying and monitoring team dynamics as well as monitoring internal employees for potential organisational movement or individual promotions. These tests are designed to help showcase someone’s [...]

2018-10-09T09:30:34+00:00September 26th, 2018|