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Professional Development

Let’s start with the question: What is professional development? Professional Development relates to all forms of facilitated learning – an academic degree or higher learning qualification should not be considered the endpoint – rather, the starting point. Life-long learning is the hallmark of people who want to succeed in both their personal and professional lives. [...]

Personality Dimensions

Personality Dimensions® is a human relations model and temperament assessment instrument presented in an entertaining, highly interactive, informative format. Personality Dimensions® builds on the strengths of other Personality Assessment instruments and is backed by solid, defendable, leading-edge research into human motivation and behaviour. It is the next evolution in temperament assessment. Presented by Cecile Riddle [...]

Money and Leadership

This comprehensive article explains how your personality temperament influences your approach to wealth creation. It shows the relationship between Personality Temperament, money and leadership and how the combined personality temperaments of you and your partner interact to form an attitude to finance management. To determine your personality temperament, contact us

Leadership style

Leadership style – Do you lead from the head or the heart; or both? How important is emotional intelligence when you are in a leadership position? Organisations undergoing change ignore the need for their change managers to be change leaders. This means taking their people along with them. They are more likely to succeed if they [...]

Career Coaching vs Career Counselling

The difference between coaching and counselling is the outcome. Coaching results in a paradigm shift towards more positive thing and behaviour. Furthermore, coaching is about encouraging and empowering. The following is an outline of a coaching program that I published eight years ago. In response to a call for assistance on the career coaching forum, [...]

Emotional Intelligence

Synopsis of emotional intelligence – what is emotional intelligence?; historical milestones; EQi vs IQ; top 10 most and least emotionally aware countries [self awareness is only one pillar of emotional intelligence]  

Improving Sales Performance

A new resource for improving sales performance Help your sales professionals increase their actual sales performance, exponentially, by developing their Personality Radar™! – a new Personality Dimensions resource. You have seen how Personality Dimensions improves communication and relationships in your organisation. Prime Performance also offers follow-on workshops aimed at improving sales performance. Prime Performance presents [...]

Educating Your Emotions

Recognising the importance of emotions and developing Emotional Intelligence Emotional Intelligence (EQi) is the ability to understand and manage your emotions and those of people around you. People with high emotional intelligence are aware of what they are feeling, what these feelings mean and how they may affect others. Emotional intelligence is an essential element [...]

Retirement Options & the 4 Temperaments – careers after retirement

Careers After Retirement   Approaching retirement? Are you a business coach or career counsellor and want to assist clients with their careers after retirement? Do you have an interest in expanding your knowledge of Personality Temperament? There is a growing exodus of baby boomers from all sectors of industry. Having a clear understanding of ‘self’, [...]

Personality Dimensions for Career Development and Employee Engagement

Develop a  Leadership Style that Engages Your Employees In order to develop your leadership career it is essential to understand the principles of employee engagement. In these challenging times, it is important that business owners/managers maintain a strategic vision for their organisation, and motivate their employees to acquire and pursue the vision. Strategic leaders invest [...]

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