Emotional intelligence

Should workplace behaviour form part of your KPIs?

Should workplace behaviour form part of your KPIs?

facebooklinkedinIt's no secret that at Mygrow we believe your biggest and most valuable resource is your people.A crucial part of your success is thus inspiring, motivating, and calling your people to more. Put another way, if you want your people to perform at their...

The Role of EQ in shifting Organisational Culture

The Role of EQ in shifting Organisational Culture

facebooklinkedinThe core of culture change Culture can be defined as "the way we do things around here"1. Culture is not the posters on the wall, or the well-written core values statement or expected behaviours. Rather, it is what people do. The way they behave, the...

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: WHAT, WHY, HOW?

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: WHAT, WHY, HOW?

facebooklinkedinWhat is Emotional Intelligence? Many people talk about Emotional Intelligence (EQ) but often with an inadequate understanding. EQ is something very specific. Well, actually, it is a specific set of things.  Here are three definitions from the...

Between a Rock and a hard place: Lessons from the Oscar’s slap

Between a Rock and a hard place: Lessons from the Oscar’s slap

facebooklinkedinAs the dust settles on the infamous “Oscar’s slap” Mygrow Chief Humanising Officer, Theran Knighton-Fitt reflects on what this incident teaches us about the power of emotions, and challenges us to be more human as we travel on “the road to be better.” ...

Introverts in healthy teams

Introverts in healthy teams

facebooklinkedinIt’s Friday, the end of what has felt like a very long week. We are back in the office three days a week now and it's been quite an adjustment for this introvert over here. And as much as I know the theory, and have done the research, I still find...

The cost of being the team you’ve always wanted

The cost of being the team you’ve always wanted

facebooklinkedin"It’s Friday at the end of a 3-week sprint cycle, and it’s collab day. The extroverts in the room are feeling pumped. We have three or four back-to-back meetings in a cool lounge with a big screen, lined up. Each meeting will be packed with debate,...

Top 3 emotional moments from Tokyo 2020, and what they say about us

Top 3 emotional moments from Tokyo 2020, and what they say about us

facebooklinkedinNow that the games are over I am reflecting on the top three emotional moments from Tokyo 2020. I have some questions and musings about three of them in particular. Firstly, if you don't succeed, should you keep trying? Also, when is a bronze medal the...

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