Learned Helplessness


What is ‘learned helplessness’? Learned helplessness is a psychological phenomenon that can have detrimental effects in the workplace if left unchecked. It occurs when an individual feels that they have no control over a situation and …

The story of the halo and the horn…


The ‘halo effect’ is a psychological phenomenon first identified by Edward Thorndike in 1920. It has far-reaching implications within the workplace, affecting everything from individual workload management to team dynamics and leadership perceptions. The halo effect …

Leadership Diversity


Listen to the rants of some right-wing individuals and you may hear the word ‘woke’ crop up. Is our society too ‘woke’? What does that even mean?  Society continually evolves. And, as a result, some things that …