When I reflect on the many consultants I’ve worked with over the years and remember clearly those whose “pitch” for the work failed because they, a) haven’t researched me (their client), b) arrived with their own agenda but, more worryingly, c) were busy busy busy; lots to do. Clearly, they were trying to make an […]
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About Carol Pocklington
Carol Pocklington - Chief Insights Accelerator
Carol is a member of our research and development team assisting in the development of our behavioral products, blogger and author. She has worked with Hugh Massie since 2001 since the Financial DNA understanding concept was conceived.
Carol's DNA Natural Behavior Style is - Facilitator
Carol is a Facilitator. Facilitators are persistent, goal-oriented people who promote team effort in order to complete tasks. Facilitators lead by setting examples and by achieving goals. Their strong work ethic encourages others to excel and they have an excellent ability to deal calmly yet firmly with people using a facilitative style.
Entries by Carol Pocklington
How often as leaders have you heard these comments or observed the parallel behaviors? I can’t do that. I’m not trained to do that. It’s not who I am. It’s just a job for me. I’m not passionate about what I do. There is nothing more frustrating to people than to be asked to do […]
When a consultant is engaged to resolve a business challenge, invariably they begin the process with a meeting to uncover the issues. One huge pain point for consultants is getting to the bottom of specific problems. Being able to analyze what is being said about the issues to deliver solutions can be tricky. It doesn’t […]
There have been enough inquiries, reams of paper, and stacks of books written, yet we still see shocking headlines outing bad (often criminal) behavior in the corporate world. With so much information available to address corporate governance, why is there still no understanding that the behavioral styles of executives and the resulting actions are central […]
Pioneering research in the psychology of investing, now known as behavioral finance, by Nobel Peace Prize winners Daniel Khaneman and Amos Tversky, and other leading academics, has highlighted key investment behavior insights. These insights are all a dimension of a person’s financial personality. Understanding a person’s financial personality, whether advisor or investor, informs the degree […]
Whether your organization is up and running or you are an entrepreneur facing your first hire, you may have valid questions around the hiring process. Is this the right time to hire? Do I have a recruitment process that fosters ongoing employee engagement? And if you really want to be poised for hiring success, youll […]