Category Archive: Psychology

Jan 19 2016

Immunity to Change (ITC) Model and the X-Ray Map

Tweet In my last post, I explained how to create an Improvement Goal that will provide the focus for over-turning your immunity to change. In this post, I explore the second step of the process and its importance in the overall coaching arc. The coaching arc is a series of exercises that aim to over-turn …

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Jan 15 2016

Immunity to Change – creating an “Improvement Goal”

Tweet This is the second in a series of posts written by Trevor Cousins on the Immunity to Change Model   In my last post, I outlined an approach to change developed at Harvard University that is called Immunity to Change. In this post, I will introduce you to the first step of the process: creating an …

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Jan 07 2016

Immunity to Change Model – working on adaptive change

Tweet The following post is written by one of our Associate Coaches Trevor Cousins and is the first part of a series about adaptive personal change using the Immunity to Change Model.   Happy New Year! As we enter 2016 and the light starts slowly to return, many millions of us will look forward and …

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Jan 05 2016

Immunity to Change – a model to support personal insight and change

Tweet Firstly, we would like to wish you all a happy new year and great success in 2016. At LCP we work hard to keep abreast of the latest ideas in learning, development and well-being. We network with some of the leading thinkers in our field and follow up on our passions. For any development …

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Oct 26 2015

The psychology of mental health

Tweet Today sees the launch of a new course on the psychology of mental health from FutureLearn  a free online learning portal from the Open University.  The six week course is run by Peter Kinderman the Lead Educator and Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool and is aimed at “anyone who wishes to understand more …

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Jul 07 2015

TED talk on how to develop a growth mindset for learning

Tweet It’s no secret that I love TED talks and I have recommended them to colleagues, clients, friends and family over the years. This week’s recommendation came from Paul Matthews founder of Alchemy Performance Assistant , a breakthrough support resource that provides day-by-day support on every area of workplace learning. The talk is by Carol Dweck who …

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Mar 31 2015

Recommended video – Brené Brown ‘Listening to shame’

Tweet Many of us have watched the famous TED talk by Brené Brown on vulnerability.  In this video she explores the theme of shame and how that underlies much of our vulnerability but is difficult to talk about.  There’s a great story of when she was out shopping and a woman shouted ‘Vulnerability TED’ across the store …

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Mar 23 2015

It’s official, napping is good for you

Tweet Every now and then we write about a fairly random topic that at first appearance is not obviously related to leadership or L&D. Today is one of those examples because I’m going to talk about ‘power napping’. In today’s fast moving world it’s easy to be plugged into work mode 24/7 and I’m sure …

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Feb 17 2015

Recommended video – TED talk ‘the case for emotional hygiene’

Tweet   Today’s recommended video is the psychologist Guy Winch exploring why we prioritise our physical health over our psychological health. He discusses how our inner critic can negatively impact upon on our self-esteem and how we can learn to treat ourselves with compassion by looking after ourselves psychologically as well as physically.     Image …

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Jan 08 2015

Recommended video – mindfulness

Tweet For this month’s HE Inform newsletter due out next Friday we will explore how mindfulness is being used within Higher Education to enhance student, staff and public well-being. So today’s recommended video is a short introduction about mindfulness from Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn who developed the eight week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme and …

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