Decision-making

Managing conflict

Managing conflict
Posted 24 Aug 2018 by OPP

How can we help you reach better resolutions?

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Is conflict holding you back?

Is conflict holding you back
Posted 08 Aug 2018 by OPP

Change your approach to conflict and you can change the outcome

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Be better at work, feel better in life

Be better at work
Posted 11 Jun 2018 by OPP

Explore resources to help use self-awareness for self-improvement

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How to fail to achieve your organisational goals

Posted 01 May 2018 by Katy Lyne, Principal Consultant, OPP

In business, human dynamics is rarely considered a top priority. Katy Lyne explains why this is a serious problem.

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Decisions and Brexit: are you Tough or Tender?

MBTI decision making
Posted 28 Mar 2017 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

Exploring the MBTI Thinking-Feeling Step II facets in the context of Brexit

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Decisions, self-confidence and the glass ceiling: can the MBTI framework help?

Men and women in executive directorships
Posted 06 Jan 2017 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

Exploring the glass ceiling using MBTI data.

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Introducing the Core Characters of Type

Core characters and dynamics intro
Posted 03 Mar 2016 by Betsy Kendall, COO and Head of Professional Services, OPP

How can we make it easier to talk about the real power of MBTI: Type dynamics?

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Team development and the power of MBTI Step II

MBTI Step II profile example
Posted 25 Nov 2015 by Alexis Hutson - Coach and Mentor to Doctors

Alexis Hutson, professional coach and mentor, shares her experience of using MBTI Step II for team development. A great example of the differences between Step I and Step II.

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Are you a confident idiot? The importance of cognitive confidence

confidence
Posted 07 Aug 2015 by John Hackston - Head of R&D at OPP

We’ve all heard the horror stories about bad business decisions. Way back in 1876, Western Union turned down an offer to buy the patent on the telephone, as the device clearly had ‘no commercial possibilities’; more recently we could cite Kodak inventing the digital camera but then doing nothing with it (because it could have cannibalised their film business) or Lehman Brothers borrowing hugely just before the housing bubble burst. With the benefit of hindsight, it is easy to see how wrong these decisions were, but the sad truth is that we are all prone to biases in our decision-making.

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Does your personality affect your politics?

UK ballot box
Posted 28 Apr 2015 by Rob Bailey - R&D Principal Consultant at OPP

Economic theories used to have one massive stinker of a mistake at their core: the idea that people make rational choices with money. Thankfully, eminent psychologists pointed out that humans are far from rational in their financial decisions; now a growing body of work is showing the same for political decisions, particularly voting.

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