Category Archives: Psychology

Success Psychology: The Freedom to Be Yourself

When I began my career as a psychologist, I was twenty-five years old, having completed my doctoral degree after twenty-two straight years of schooling (pre-K through to my Ph.D.). To say that I was a bit arrogant is probably understating … Continue reading

Posted in Perceptual Style, Psychology | Leave a comment

Relationships and Psychology: We’re More Alike than We Think

We receive a lot of input from many sources in life that focus on who is better, richer, stronger, most beautiful, most talented, most athletic, etc. – which puts the emphasis on superlatives and its inherent competition. There are those … Continue reading

Posted in Perceptual Style, Psychology, Relationships | Leave a comment

Psychology and Success: The Magic of Your Talent Advantage

As one of the originators of a psychological assessment program (Your Talent Advantage), I’m often asked this question: How can an assessment that fits people into a finite number of “types” claim to reveal what’s truly unique about us?

Posted in Perceptual Style, Psychology | Leave a comment

Psychological Style Theories: What They Are, and Why They Matter

We all know that different people see the world differently. Sometimes we find those differences appealing. At other times, the differences between ourselves and others are an irritating source of conflict. But rarely, in either case, do we take the … Continue reading

Posted in Perception, Perceptual Style, Psychology | Leave a comment

Teamwork and Psychology: Insights from 30+ Years of Business Coaching

What does it take for 800 people to work together on a project with a minimum of friction? Back in 1983, that’s exactly what my partner Lynda-Ross and I were aiming to figure out.When I fist met Lynda-Ross, she was … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurs, Psychology | Leave a comment

Perceptual Style and Breast Cancer: A Caregiver’s Perspective

One headline that you are not likely to see anytime soon is that an understanding of Perceptual Style Theory (PST) has an impact on the treatment of breast cancer. Admittedly, there is no formal research project being conducted – no … Continue reading

Posted in Perception, Perceptual Style, Psychology | Leave a comment

Psychology and Leadership, Part 5: Vision and Adjustments

In the first two parts of this five-part series on Perceptual Styles Theory and leadership, we examined the five qualities of effective leaders. This article is the fifth and final installment in the second part of this series, which is … Continue reading

Posted in Adjustments, Leadership, Psychology, Vision | Leave a comment

Psychology and Leadership, Part 4: Flow and Goals

In the first two parts of this five-part series on Perceptual Styles Theory and leadership, we examined the five qualities of effective leaders, regardless of Perceptual Style. In these last three articles, we’ll look at the unique leadership qualities of … Continue reading

Posted in Flow, Goals, Leadership, Psychology | Leave a comment

Psychology and Leadership, Part 3: Activity and Methods

In the first two parts of this five-part series on Perceptual Styles Theory and leadership, we examined the five qualities of effective leaders, regardless of Perceptual Style. In these last three articles, we’ll look at the unique leadership qualities of … Continue reading

Posted in Activity, Leadership, Methods, Psychology | Leave a comment

Psychology and Leadership: What Does Your Style Say about You? Part 2

In Part 1 of this five part series on leadership and Perceptual Styles, we defined leadership as a reciprocal relationship in which one person points in a direction and others follow. We also outlined five qualities of effective leaders.

Posted in Leadership, Psychology | Leave a comment