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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...
Personality Typing is Dead (Wrong)!

Personality Typing is Dead (Wrong)!

“TYPING IS DEAD!”, declared Dr Stewart Desson at the Association for Business Psychology conference last week. You might have realised by now that I’m not talking about the mechanisms by which we put words on a page, but how we describe and measure...
New Apter Toolkit certification training dates

New Apter Toolkit certification training dates

Coaching & Development tools that harness the dynamics of motivation and emotion We’re excited to have released new Winter & Spring 2020 dates for Apter Coach Certification training – for coaching & development professionals. What is the Apter...
Developing Emotional Intelligence

Developing Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence vs EQ When we describe someone as Emotionally Intelligent  – or not – we have a pretty good idea what it means, right? But while Emotional Intelligence has become widely accepted as a “good thing”, there’s no valid way of...
Navigating the Emotional Waters of Change

Navigating the Emotional Waters of Change

The Relationship between Emotions and Change Management It’s clear that emotions and change management are inextricably linked. How we feel about the change drives our behaviour, which is why you’ll often hear people talking about winning “hearts and...