Ego Integrity: 6/8 On running a business


This is the sixth in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. (The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph.) It conjures up the words, despair, determination, integrity, introversion, introspection, independence, benevolence, insight. I hope you can recognise them from this period of my … Continue reading Ego Integrity: 6/8 On running a business

Ego Integrity: 4/8 Personal career change


This is the fourth in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. (The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph.) It conjures up the words, focus, values, professional, challenge, learning, relationships, career, growth, psychologist, intellectual, power, change, transformation, wealth. The personal change I experienced … Continue reading Ego Integrity: 4/8 Personal career change

Two Doctors walk into a bar: #1 Thinking about personal inspiration


Have you ever stopped to think about who or what has been a significant source of inspiration in your life? A little reflection can reveal small things that may have affected the whole of your life. Here's one of our sources of inspiration.

Brexit Remainers and Anti-Trumpists suffer an amygdala hijack!


So rather than spin stories about impending catastrophes, try to live more with what's actually happening, and less with what might happen." Here’s Your Brain’s New User Manual For Uncertain Times  Prior to the UK referendum on EU membership, as a psychologist I wrote on my Facebook page about the cognitive dissonance affecting the whole of … Continue reading Brexit Remainers and Anti-Trumpists suffer an amygdala hijack!

The greatest leader on God’s earth! Part 2


Shackleton and Me! As an organisation psychologist I have many years experience of working in environments where leadership was an issue, in most cases this was in organisations undergoing planned transformation or experiencing forced change. Whole systems often needed to change ........ and Leadership was usually the engine helping or hindering the change. Then in … Continue reading The greatest leader on God’s earth! Part 2