In this post, I reflect on what I learned since graduating and have found to be most important to practice in the design and improvement of work.
Staying In Control: Five Suggestions From a Long-Distance Psychologist on the Centenary of Air Traffic Control
On the centenary of air traffic control, and the International day of the air traffic controller, I offer five suggestions that have emerged from my experience of working with air traffic controllers over 25 years of practice as a psychologist.
Are there people in your life to whom you feel, at some level, a need…
One of my favourite places is a cemetery. It is not the kind of cemetery…
Sometimes, people come into your life and – through a rare blend of qualities – support you through the challenges and struggles in a way that few can. Richard Cook has been such a presence in my life.
In this post, I describe four roles for the spread of new ideas, and reflect on corresponding ego traps or shadow roles.
When stressful or traumatic life events come along, we all respond in different ways. One of these may seem counter-intuitive, that we can thrive and flourish following adversity. In this article, Stephen Joseph introduces the psychology of post-traumatic growth, with Steven Shorrock.
While we sometimes talk about the ‘new normal’, the only thing that is normal is change. So how might we navigate the new reality? The following five practices are important in adjusting and adapting and are supported by research on resilience and growth.
When it comes to human performance, most efforts to understand work are dedicated to operational roles such as air traffic controllers and professional pilots. In this article, I outline five challenges for engineers in the drive for digitalisation.
This article is a reproduction of the Editorial published in HindSight magazine issue 33 in…