Entries by Carol Pocklington

In Isolation: Stress and Revelations

What behaviors have surfaced in your personality during isolation that have surprised you? What about your partner and family? Never before in most of our lifetimes have we as a global family been subjected to isolation, separation, loneliness, and enforced seclusion on this scale. Never before have our rights to make daily choices been removed. […]

Secure Your Own Oxygen First

Sitting here in my home office thinking about the past 6 weeks has been sobering. Four weeks overseas ending in home isolation for fourteen days; seeing friends deliver food to our door as we love and acknowledge them through closed windows has changed worlds forever. For many years I have worked from home. Firstly, for […]

Using Behavioral Insights To Survive – And Thrive? – At Thanksgiving

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 […]

When Behavioral Differences Impact the Bottom Line

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 […]