The Importance of Coaching – Insights with Emma Hodgson

As a Senior Consultant for Langley Group, Emma describes Dr Robert Biswas-Diener as a ‘guru’ in this field. As we spotlight the importance of coaching skills, we thought it was timely to share personal insights from Emma about this integral process. Emma specialises in developing the confidence, motivation, and wellbeing of people through facilitating, executive coaching, career coaching and strengths coaching. She brings a wealth of experience across the corporate, professional services, non-profit and government sectors.

The Importance of Coaching – Insights with Emma Hodgson2022-05-04T08:42:23+10:00

Emotional Intelligence and Peak Performance: A Winning Strategy

Leaders, coaches, athletes, teachers, parents, prime ministers – humans from all walks of life, can benefit from learning more about emotions. Understanding our emotions can lead to better outcomes for ourselves and others. The intelligent use of emotions is a cornerstone of peak performance.

Emotional Intelligence and Peak Performance: A Winning Strategy2022-02-28T11:36:37+11:00

Building a culture of diversity: Overcoming unconscious bias in your workplace

Our brains can consciously process dozens of pieces of information every second; simultaneously, we are unconsciously processing thousands more in the background. To keep up with all stimuli around us, we create mental shortcuts to make decision-making easier. When this happens, unconscious bias can creep in.

Building a culture of diversity: Overcoming unconscious bias in your workplace2021-12-21T09:51:15+11:00

Psychological Capital – What Makes a Hero?

A hero is generally understood to be a person who is admired or idealised for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities—often scripted to 'save the day' in storytelling and to possess supernatural powers. When we look to Hollywood, we can see that in critical or life-changing situations, it is more likely that hopeful, productive, resilient, and optimistic characters will become the Hero, swooping in to claim victory.

Psychological Capital – What Makes a Hero?2021-11-22T15:10:59+11:00

In Conversation with Dr Alex Linley – Tapping into Strengths

As the founder of Cappfinity in the UK, Dr Alex Linley’s aim of ‘strengthening the world’ focuses on leveraging expertise to apply strengths psychology to organisational development and people practices. Alex is globally recognised as an expert in strengths. Alex has a PhD in Psychology from the University of Warwick; he is the author of Average to A+ and the creator of the Strengths Profile, the leading strengths assessment. Alex has changed the face of recruitment and development across many organisations.

In Conversation with Dr Alex Linley – Tapping into Strengths2021-11-11T11:54:28+11:00

Positive Language & Strengths-Based HR practices

We know that wellbeing in the workplace is a game-changer. Happy people are more resilient, more productive & more engaged, and this has proven to increase the bottom line. Where traditional HR Policies often outline what 'not to do' and focus on a deficit model, a positive psychology approach applies to all elements of the HR process – including language.

Positive Language & Strengths-Based HR practices2021-11-03T09:48:08+11:00

Happiness at work: The ROI of happy workplaces and employees

The science of happiness continues to change the way we work, think and live. The value happy employees bring to workplaces deserves attention in the business world, perhaps now more than ever. After decades of psychological research and inquiry into what makes people happy, the evidence that continues to emerge is compelling.

Happiness at work: The ROI of happy workplaces and employees2021-11-08T10:40:57+11:00

Why do people find it so hard to change when they know it’s good for them?

Why do people find it so hard to change when they know it's good for them? There are several ways to create change; from slightly modifying or adjusting our behaviour, substituting one action for another, through to embarking on a complete overhaul of the way we do things.

Why do people find it so hard to change when they know it’s good for them?2021-09-14T14:49:27+10:00

Emotional Intelligence and Peak Performance: A Winning Strategy

Leaders, coaches, athletes, teachers, parents, prime ministers - humans from all walks of life, can benefit from learning more about emotions. Understanding our emotions can lead to better outcomes for ourselves and others. More so, the intelligent use of emotions is a cornerstone of peak performance.

Emotional Intelligence and Peak Performance: A Winning Strategy2021-11-26T09:11:51+11:00

Upcoming Courses

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LG Certified Trainer – Enabling Strengths

Monday 22 August - 9:00 am - Thursday 25 August - 12:30 pm AEST
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Strengths Profile Master Accreditation August 2022

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MSCEIT Accreditation – Virtual Classroom August 2022

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Building Coaching Skills with Dr Robert Biswas-Diener

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Strengths Profile Accreditation – Virtual Classroom September 2022

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