Behaviour Matters, The Jigsaw Discovery Blog

Behaviour Matters is here for anyone with an interest in behaviour, and the link between self-awareness, wellness, and performance. Our blogs discuss current challenges and educate the audience with research findings, thought leadership, alternative perspectives.

The Great Reset

The Great Reset

This isn't a conspiracy Post "The Great Reset" on social media and you’ll likely invite responses from people interested in conspiracies surrounding the pandemic—particularly the theory that the coronavirus crisis is the catalyst to a huge overhaul of society, planned...

How Organisations Can Build Resilient Teams

How Organisations Can Build Resilient Teams

There are signs that we may be over the worst of the pandemic. We may still endure third, fourth and fifth waves, but the vaccine programme and widespread immunity will likely lessen their severity. Most businesses I know are now thinking of the future, and how they...

The best leaders are those who understand then adapt

The best leaders are those who understand then adapt

Successful leaders understand their people and adapt their leadership style One style of management does not fit all in today’s workplaces. When you really think about it, how can it? Working teams are not made up of clones, they’re a heady mix of different...

The Need For Soft Skills Has Never Been More Acute

The Need For Soft Skills Has Never Been More Acute

The need for empathetic, flexible and caring leaders...... During the last few decades, our workplaces have evolved. Dictatorships: dead or dying. Soft skills began to be championed in successful leaders, who were tasked with actually leading their teams, inspiring...

Effective Teamwork Requires Valuing Differences

Effective Teamwork Requires Valuing Differences

Should you ignore or value differences within your team? If asked, would you want to lead a team of people with who you know you can get on with, who share the same values as you, and who are your kind of people? How much easier would that make life? Few...

From solitary confinement to busy workplace

From solitary confinement to busy workplace

Should all employees be returning to the workplace? For the last fourteen months, many people will have been working from home. Whilst not quite solitary confinement (particularly if home-schooling too, or sharing the home office with your partner, for example), it is...

Effective Time Management: work smarter not harder

Effective Time Management: work smarter not harder

Effective Time Management- It’s a phrase that gets batted about all the time, but what does it actually mean? Simply put, in my eyes at least, there are the same 24 hours within each day for everyone to do with as they wish. Einstein and Darwin had the same time in...

Leaders need training for the future

Leaders need training for the future

Amid a third national lockdown, where people have been told to ‘work from home unless impossible to do so’, it’s not just the weather that’s bleak. The novelty of homeworking has worn off for a portion of the population previously unused to doing so until Covid-19...