Category Archives for Career Skills

Hexaco Personality Model

The Hexaco personality model gives you an in-depth understanding of yourself by mapping your personality to six personality dimensions.     Why is this useful? Because as humans we all have blind spots, and as a result, we’re not good at identifying our strengths and weaknesses.   Imagine a colleague who likes to take center stage but […]

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The 5 Whys

The 5 Whys is a technique that can help you to find the root cause of a problem. It’s a fact of life and business that sometimes things go wrong. Software fails, equipment breaks, communication is misunderstood, and the master plan you’ve spent the last month putting together falls apart after five minutes. To prevent […]

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Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle

Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle can be used to help you learn from your experiences. Your experiences have shaped who you are. However, to grow as a person experience alone isn’t enough. You need to reflect on your important experiences to form theories, rules, and principles that will make you better at your job. Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle […]

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SQ3R Reading Method

Have you ever picked up a textbook and started reading, only to realize after a time that none of the information is sinking in? If so, then the SQ3R Reading Method might be able to help. The SQ3R Reading Method is a technique aimed at improving the way we read and then understand an academic text. […]

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