Skillset New Zealand Blog

Ideas to help your team develop personally and professionally.

Only about 10 per cent of people achieve the goals they set for themselves. Twenty five per cent of people who make New Year resolutions give up after the first week.

We can do better with some techniques that work.

Here's what does.

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Let's get the usual advice out of the way first - things like 'Make sure you participate', 'Turn your cellphone to silent', 'Be courteous to others'.

Now let's go a little deeper and draw on what researchers and Skillset's training specialists have observed. Here's my pick.

About Ralph Brown

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Ralph is our founder and managing director. He has a background in psychology, television journalism and business.

Ralph's passions are psychology and writing. He leads workshops on both and speaks to conferences on the psychology of thriving at work.

In 2011  Professional Speakers Australia awarded him its top speaking accreditation, the CSP.

He has written six books and more than a hundred articles on psychology and writing. International research journals have published his articles reviewing the research on resilience.

Ralph's enjoys trips to France. He lives in rural Canterbury.

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