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. […]
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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.
Entries by Carol Pocklington
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 […]
As a DNA Behavior Accredited Consultant, I coach and mentor business leaders and individuals daily. Every person I have coached has begun the engagement by saying in various ways that they want to find and fulfil their life’s purpose. Very often they are at a crossroads and need someone to signpost them in the right […]
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 […]
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 […]