Skillset New Zealand Blog

Ideas to help your team develop personally and professionally.

Whenever I mention micro-management in workshops and conferences, I get a tide of pained expressions and knowing nods.

Let's imagine that we are Lydia Ko. We are about to tee off on the first of 18 holes in a major international professional championship.

Winning the championship would be a goal. Focusing on all that we've learned on the amateur golf circuit, putting into action all that our coach has said would be a system. Should we focus on the goal or the system?

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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