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8 03, 2019

Gender balance and why more could be done

By |2019-03-08T14:05:12+00:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Gender Diversity|Tags: |Comments Off on Gender balance and why more could be done

To mark International Women’s Day, our founder Ros reflects on gender balance in business This week, it was reported that Scotland leads the way in the UK for gender balance in the workplace. The PwC ‘Women in Work Index’ report also found that women are [...]

1 03, 2019

4 simple ways leaders can support their team

By |2019-03-01T11:15:28+00:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Leadership, Team Coaching, Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on 4 simple ways leaders can support their team

As today is Employee Appreciation Day, what better time to look at how leaders can develop a few key skills to engage and motivate their team. 1) Be more approachable Our founder Ros Taylor once heard a company director complain that no one came to [...]

7 02, 2019

Gill joins the RTC team as managing director

By |2019-02-07T16:27:00+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Gill joins the RTC team as managing director

We're delighted to announce that Gill Hayward has joined the RTC team as managing director, as part of our ongoing expansion. Gill, who is originally from Edinburgh, will operate from our London office. She will be responsible for nurturing existing projects and driving new business [...]

5 02, 2019

Learn the skills of leadership

By |2019-02-05T09:58:34+00:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Leadership, Psychometrics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Learn the skills of leadership

The skills required for leadership, abuse of power and the importance of interview technique are all currently in the spotlight. This stems from the story of a young female graduate’s distressing job interview experience with a male CEO, which went viral on social media. Posting [...]

21 01, 2019

Goal-setting – 3 ways to beat Blue Monday

By |2019-01-21T11:30:11+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Willpower|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Goal-setting – 3 ways to beat Blue Monday

Today is known as ‘Blue Monday’, allegedly the most depressing day of the year. But by setting goals, you can boost your willpower and beat Blue Monday. In reality, the concept of Blue Monday is actually just a marketing construct. The term first appeared in [...]

16 01, 2019

6 steps to willpower success

By |2019-01-16T09:35:49+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Career, Willpower|Tags: , |Comments Off on 6 steps to willpower success

Every year in January, the gyms are packed with the well intentioned bursting with willpower. But come February, they are often empty when the first flush of willpower has evaporated. It’s the same scenario for diets, language courses, art classes, piano lessons and other goals [...]

7 01, 2019

3 hacks to bolster your willpower

By |2019-01-07T14:52:38+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Career, Willpower|Tags: , |Comments Off on 3 hacks to bolster your willpower

As January progresses, your willpower may be flagging. Remember, it takes three weeks to form a new habit, and another nine to establish it. But now is the critical time to stay strong. By resisting short-term temptation, you can move forwards and achieve the goals [...]

21 12, 2018

Self-deprecation – 3 tips to stop belittling yourself

By |2018-12-21T09:38:04+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Confidence at Work, Women As Leaders|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Self-deprecation – 3 tips to stop belittling yourself

I used to self-deprecate habitually, saying things like: “With my luck, I’ll trip over, I’ll look stupid!” Then I realised self deprecation was just putting myself down before anyone else could. Women have a huge desire to be liked, and that can be an advantage [...]

13 12, 2018

5 reasons psychometric testing will benefit you and your company

By |2018-12-13T11:57:45+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Diversity, Leadership, Psychometrics, Who We Are|Comments Off on 5 reasons psychometric testing will benefit you and your company

As a clinical psychologist, our founder Ros Taylor is an advocate of the benefits of psychometric testing. Dating back to the 19th century, psychometric testing uses psychological measurement to assess a person’s abilities, attitudes and traits. Here, Ros highlights five reasons why psychometric testing can [...]