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What is mindset?

What is mindset?

What is Mindset – And how does it relate to motivation? An awful lot is said about mindset these days.  You must change your mindset on this, adopt a mindset,.. ..for this, for that. Everyone seems to have their own view of what a mindset is, and what kind...
Believe – Perform – Achieve

Believe – Perform – Achieve

Developing High Performance Managers at the Irish Institute of Sport 8Connect Consulting are excited to be supporting ‘the team behind the team’ at the Irish Institute of Sport. We are helping them to be more effective at “managing from the...
Happy High Performance

Happy High Performance

8 Connect’s Rob Robson @ Happy High Performance 2019 Our founder and director Rob Robson recently facilitated a workshop at the inaugural Happy High Performance learning event, entitled “It’s a Paradoxical Life”. He used the Apter framework to...
Emotivation: A unifying concept for HR & OD?

Emotivation: A unifying concept for HR & OD?

What is Emotivation? Emotivation is simply an idea that connect emotions and motivations, rather than treating them as separate and unrelated. Our concept of emotivation is based on Reversal Theory (e.g. Apter, 2001) which suggests that our emotional experiences are...