Our Behaviour Matters Blog

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.

Change Management

Why do humans fear change?

Why do humans fear change?

Change is an inevitable part of life, and yet, humans have an innate fear of it. This fear of change and the unknown is deeply ingrained in our psychology, and it has the power to affect various aspects of our lives—including our performance in the workplace. From an...

Communication

International Listening Day

International Listening Day

Did you know that July 18th is International Listening Day? How do you rate your listening skills? Having higher levels of self-awareness can help you to be a more effective communicator and help you to avoid falling into some of the common pitfalls when it comes to...

Effective Teamwork

Hybrid Working

Ruling out the office, or reimagining it?

Ruling out the office, or reimagining it?

This was part of a great response from Annie Dean on LinkedIn in response to recent studies purportedly showing that remote working is less productive than working in a shared office. ‘Stop pitting offices against remote work,’ Annie said. She went on to say that she...

Leadership

The story of the halo and the horn…

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...

Personal Development

The impact of personality on self-development

The impact of personality on self-development

Logic would tell you that if you were open-minded, up for a challenge, and the type who always wants to believe they’re moving forward in life, you’d be a good candidate for growth through self-improvement. Conversely, would you imagine that if someone scrutinises and...

Customer Service & Selling

Customer Service Could Be A Game Changer

Customer Service Could Be A Game Changer

It used to be that customer service was the main focus of companies across the land. After all, if you don’t satisfy the people you sell to with your offering, they’re unlikely to come back for more. Seems common sense, doesn’t it? Before Covid, companies large and...

Wellbeing and Resilience

You Ask We Answer

What Makes The Jigsaw Discovery Learning Experience So Sticky?

What Makes The Jigsaw Discovery Learning Experience So Sticky?

One of the reasons why the learning is so sticky is: Curiosity The curiosity of the learners, as the session begins, there is a mixture of excitement, nervousness, resentment for having to attend and an attitude of “go on then impress me!” But when the...