Socrates’ claim that the unexamined life is not worth living makes a satisfying climax for the deeply principled arguments he presents on behalf of the philosophical life. The claim is that only in striving to come to know ourselves and to understand ourselves do our lives have any meaning or value. (Source: The Apology Summary […]
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About Carol Pocklington
Carol Pocklington - Chief Insights Accelerator
Carol is a Human Performance Accelerator. She has worked with Hugh Massie since 2001 since the Financial DNA understanding concept was conceived. She works with people and businesses worldwide. Her real-world application of behavioural insights, gives her the capability to serve as a business strategist, coach, mentor, and trainer. She is also a prolific blogger, a public speaker and author, specializing in human behavioural insights.
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.
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Millions of American families will soon come together to enjoy Thanksgiving. But whether it is Thanksgiving or any other event, bringing people together does not necessarily equal a fun time. Why is that? Its simple: We are all behaviorally different. At a time when family should enjoy each other around a splendid table, there is […]
Conflicts in the workplace are nothing new. When handled appropriately, conflicts often produce some of the best work. But when communication exchanges become toxic and disruptive and lead to poor decision making – then it’s a real issue and needs to be addressed. To those leaders who appreciate the importance of understanding how to manage […]
Consultants are facing extraordinary changes in every industry, which is making it harder to identify and execute sustainable solutions. How do you best support, advise and mentor your clients when they are faced with unusual “competitors”, that is, the Disruptive Innovators? Disruptive innovation is not new. Clayton M. Christensen first mentioned this theory in 1995. […]
How does the Behavior that took them to greatness become the Behavior that wrecks their success? Bad news, it’s always been there but has either been managed, or sat below surface. A recent major fail was that of Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, publicly smoking pot while being interviewed. It begs the question, What kind […]
Some of the greatest and most successful businesses started in a garage, on a kitchen table, or the idea was first written in a childlike dream journal. Many of us broke away from safe salaried positions to step out on our own. Not having the desire to chase the corporate or entrepreneurial dream, but all […]