Entries by Carol Pocklington

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

Millions of American families come together (either in person or virtually) 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 […]

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 […]

Managing Client Emotions in Times of Market Volatility

I’ve just spent 26 hours travelling from Australia to the UK. Wearing a face mask (on the advice of my doctor). With global anxiety on the rise and many analysts working the data to understand the impact of the coronavirus on economic growth, I got to thinking why in three of the busiest airports and two packed […]