Nick Petrie

Robert Bruce Shaw on “Extreme Teams”: An interview by Bob Morris

March 18, 2017

Robert Bruce Shaw assists business leaders in building organizations and teams capable of superior performance. His specialty is working closely with senior executives, as individuals and as groups, on organizational and leadership effectiveness. Robert often works with leaders in new…

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Derek Roger on “Work Without Stress”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

February 26, 2017

Derek Roger qualified originally in psychology, and is a British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist. The emphasis in his work subsequently shifted to neuroscience, and his ground-breaking research, mainly at the University of York in England and later at the University…

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Rumination Versus Reflection

December 24, 2016

According to Derek Roger and Nick Petrie in Work Without Stress, “Thinking over a problem to arrive at a solution we’ll call reflection, but to be able to reflect requires taking a detached perspective. This is not to suggest adopting…

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Stressless Leadership

December 23, 2016

In Work Without Stress, Derek Roger and Nick Petrie correctly point out that leaders in today’s workplace are under ever-increasing pressure. These are among what they characterize as “BOCA” conditions in the workplace culture as “BOCA conditions”: o Blurred boundaries where…

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Work without Stress: A book review by Bob Morris

December 6, 2016

Work without Stress: Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success Derek Roger and Nick Petrie McGraw Hill Education (November 2016) How and why a resilient mindset can help almost anyone to achieve personal growth and professional development There will always…

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