Questionnaire scales

No one’s prefect - oops - perfect

Perfectionism is a path to misery and it seems to be increasing. Learn more about it, and what you can do to rid yourself of the burden.

Enough Is Enough

One of the scales on the Challenge of Change questionnaire is titled Perfect Control.

Oaks and Reeds

One of our colleagues had planned an afternoon mountain biking with his wife and teenage family.

Hide or seek?

In the Challenge of Change Profile we have a scale called avoidance coping, which is described as the ostrich principle for dealing with issues – stick your head in the sand and ignore them.

Pick it up and let it go, Part 2

This is a continuation of last week's two part blog. In light of recent tragic international events developing sensitivity to others couldn't be more important.

Pick it up and let it go, Part 1

One of the scales in the Challenge of Change Resilience Profile measures Sensitivity.


Heaven help me, I've just been holidaying with a Toxic Achiever. Do these people never relax?

Smash, Grab and Burble

We know that expressing emotion is a vital part of resolving experiences and building resilience.

Me First!

There have been many references over the past few years to managers being narcissistic or even psychopathic.

The Conundrum of Engagement

Employee engagement is highly correlated with a variety of measures such as productivity, absenteeism, retention, and customer satisfaction.

The Planning Trap

Being awake is about having presence of mind, which means that your mind is in the present.

Prioritising: knowing what doesn’t need to be done

How often are we told we need to prioritise if we’re to be efficient?

Dangerous Myths

The NZ Herald recently carried an article claiming that “showing your anger rather than repressing emotions is the key to a successful life at home and at work”.