How introvert and extrovert traits are expressed in the workplace

You’ve probably already come across the the terms ‘introvert’ and ‘extrovert’, and the associated stereotypes that can arise – the former as unsocial, secretive and aloof, the latter aggressive, egotistical and socially needy. But we also know instinctively and anecdotally that these are unhelpful and often negative generalisations – after all, if you want the introverts and extroverts in your workplace to work productively together, you will need them to appreciate the very meaningful contributions that the other can bring.

by Lesley Aitcheson, ago

More thoughts on Unconscious Bias

Could you be discriminating against certain staff in your workplace without even realising it? It’s not something that many of us would like to think still happens in today’s supposedly more equal world. But even the most well-meaning of us can still fuel discrimination through certain unconscious workplace biases; we explore this in our business breakfast session Unconscious Bias.

by Lesley Aitcheson, ago

Latest leadership news

Here is some great current thinking around how to improve leadership skills and
positively influence those around you…

Great rather than good leadership means bringing people together, informing and coordinating effort and common purpose, enabling and empowering people to share your vision and be motivated to persevere to achieve common goals.

by Lesley Aitcheson, ago

We are your learning & development department

We are focused on providing a wide range of bespoke, professional learning and development services, ranging from ‘learning lunches’ that deliver fast, good value training to half and full-day workshops and master classes for a more in=depth experience. You can also look to us for management and leadership programmes designed to your brief, as well as one-to-one coaching for personally tailored development.

by Lesley Aitcheson, ago

We are your learning & development department

We are focused on providing a wide range of bespoke, professional learning and development services, ranging from ‘learning lunches’ that deliver fast, good value training to half and full-day workshops and master classes for a more in=depth experience. You can also look to us for management and leadership programmes designed to your brief, as well as one-to-one coaching for personally tailored development.

by Lesley Aitcheson, ago