Category Index


Communication

Unleash Your Leadership Potential with Rotary Youth

August 31, 2020 - Louise

Participants regularly report that it is the most practical of all the skills we teach them and they go on to use it widely in their workplaces and personal relationships.

What’s really going on here? How TetraMap helps to grow systemic awareness

August 31, 2020 - Brett

Many problems are complex and those we are experiencing in the 21 Century illustrate this well. Across the world, the threat of the Covid-19 pandemic presents levels of complexity that have and continue to grow.  In technology, the future growth of AI is an ongoing debate made up of many different perspectives. 

If only you knew your greatness…

July 6, 2020 - TetraMap_Admin

A fellow participant on a training programme that I’m attending shared this passage with me. I was taken aback by its power and that the author seems to be talking to me; it gives me new hope, I just need to unlock my power!

Are you a conscious consumer… of content?

April 24, 2020 - Jan

The ability to be selective with information we access, process and accept is more important than ever before. It’s up to us as the receiver of information to choose reliable sources and separate fact from opinion, speculation and misinformation – as the sender may often disguise those differences. We need to step up and start being conscious consumers of content.

Make Things Better by Making Better Things

March 18, 2020 - Louise

Returning to work after a week’s break I should have been feeling relaxed. I wasn’t. 

Kylie’s story

November 15, 2019 - Louise

Participating in the certification course and becoming a facilitator has really unlocked a much deeper understanding of how to harness the potential of diversity for radical collaboration. by Kylie Bailey – GoodSense Marketing

Human life in the 21st century – opportunity or tragedy?

October 30, 2019 - Louise

Our leaders and as a result, the followers have increasingly focused on differences (rather than similarities) and as a result, people have drifted apart, feel disrespected and the rift has widened over time. 
By Abbas Peera

Feedback is a gift

January 7, 2019 - Louise

With Christmas in the rearview mirror it’s a perfect time to think about the gifts you’ll be giving in 2019. If someone is important to you then they deserve a thoughful gift.  As do you. 

Accelerating team performance

January 1, 2019 - TetraMap_Admin

06-04-14

As facilitators, we often have mere hours to help transform a team to improve performance. We apply a framework for improvement and hope the team will carry out these methods. But how can we encourage a team to make immediate change in the training room so it can be directly applied in day-to-day business? 

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Opening minds when negotiating

November 30, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

Learn more from Andy about how the ATN Group use TetraMap to help improve participants negotiating skills. ATN  sought a tool to integrate into their negotiation programme that was unique and offered a new way of engaging and opening minds to increase performance.
By Andy Newstead, Managing Director 

Three Buckets of Diversity

October 30, 2018 - Louise

06-11-18 by Louise Duncan, General Manager TetraMap International

Are you deeply curious about the people who are not like you? Asked Lana West, Head of People and Culture, at Beca Limited – an engineering firm with around 3000 staff at a morning breakfast ‘Leveraging Difference and Diversity’  hosted by the Employers Manufacturing Association (EMA). 

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Be different. Be yourself.

September 6, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

Learn more from Priscilla how TetraMap helps with job interviews, people who are in the midst of a career transition to learn more about themselves as well as others. One of the huddles for a career transitioner is to ace the interview process.
By Priscilla Looi

 

Guilt-free parenting 

August 29, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

Mum Guilt is a regular occurrence for me, but, this year, I didn’t want to spend the summer holidays consumed with what I was doing wrong. It got me thinking about TetraMap.
By Jo Rix 

 

Words of wisdom from Dr. Seuss

August 9, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

9-7-18 by Louise Duncan, Managing Director, TetraMap International  

More than 25 years after his death – Dr. Seuss’ books still sit at number one on the children’s bestseller list.  So, what’s the secret?

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Putting nature into communication

June 21, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

Communication is key to success in any workplace and a lack of successful communication can lead to conflict, errors in the workplace, and lack of motivation among employees.
by Verity Craft

 

International Leadership Events

June 20, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

Three Master TetraMap Facilitators Alex (MX), James (UK) and Dan (US) came together to collaborate, synergise, and share leadership expertise with 200 participants and facilitators in Mexico.
By Alex Villarreal. 

 

Metaphors aren’t true

April 3, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

03-04-18 by Louise Duncan, Managing Director, TetraMap International

“Metaphors aren’t true.  But they’re useful. That’s why professionals use them to teach, to learn and to understand. A metaphor takes what we know and uses it as a lever to understand something else.”  Seth Godin, Writer, Marketer, Blogger

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It’s not exactly rocket science…or is it?

March 15, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

15-3-18 by Louise Duncan, Managing Director, TetraMap International 

TetraMap is not exactly rocket science – but it does help make those hard to master soft skills a whole lot easier to learn and understand. After all, today’s catch-phrase is ‘simplify’ not ‘complexify’!

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Humpty Dumpty – a poem about appreciating the Elements

March 6, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

6-3-18 by Nita Kerepeti-Ikin, a  Certified TetraMap Facilitator and Administrator for Te Paepae Arahi; a kaupapa Maori health organisation. 

Nita’s poem reaches to the heart of TetraMappers celebrating the warmth and spirit that demonstrates Fire and Water at its very best.  When Nita was asked about who inspired her I was also inspired to learn about Waireti Walters who was an outstanding and remarkable Maori health worker who was also a Certified Facilitator. 

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How TetraMap gave me a good dose of self-awareness

December 5, 2017 - TetraMap_Admin

24-11-17 by Nuala Ryan, Sales and Marketing, Curium Solutions, UK

Communications and marketing specialist (and planning ninja) Nuala Ryan talks about TetraMap, self-awareness and how to communicate more effectively. “TetraMap gives you a huge dose of self-awareness, but also insight into what those with different preferences intend by their actions.”

Like most of my colleagues, I have completed a TetraMap facilitation certification course thanks to a two-day workshop run by my colleague, Stuart Bailey.

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Cementing the team at Raw Essentials

December 5, 2017 - TetraMap_Admin

25-09-17 by  Louise Compton, Goodsense Marketing, NZ

GoodSense, a Marketing organisation that creates improved economic, social and environmental wellbeing in NZ through marketing leadership has a number of Certified TetraMap Facilitators onboard their team and use TetraMap® learning programme to assist their clients.  Raw Essentials a rapidly growing raw pet food brand worked with GoodSense to improve their understanding of each other and improve their internal communication. The programme delivered by GoodSense is delivering lasting results.

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A taste of TetraMap

December 5, 2017 - TetraMap_Admin

5-05-17 by Kate Drew, Curium Solutions, UK

Senior Consultant from Curium Solutions, UK Kate Drew, writes about using nature as a metaphor to understand personality preferences and how to use these insights to challenge your thinking.

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Integrating TetraMap into your business

February 15, 2017 - TetraMap_Admin

02-02-17 by James Farrow, Master TetraMap Facilitator

An interview with James Farrow, a Master TetraMap Facilitator at Curium Solutions, a rapidly growing Change consultancy based in Innovation Court in Birmingham, UK. We set out to understand more about their ethos, how they integrate TetraMap and learning by osmosis in one of their innovation pods.

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Creating a competitive, adaptable approach to selling

November 30, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

9-08-2016 an interview with Gabriele Galassi – Global Organisational Development Manager, BBC Worldwide

Anne Clews, TetraMap UK interviews Gabriele about how he has implemented TetraMap within BBC Worldwide’s global negotiation skills programme with much success. “On-going client relationships are stronger as we truly value the customer’s perspective and see that difference is a positive advantage rather than a point of conflict.”

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Embracing new ways of communicating

November 30, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

11-07-2016: by Louise Duncan, General Manager TetraMap Intl

Graeme Hogan, CEO bioRevive tells us how he signalled a new direction of communication for his sales team. “I’m a firm believer that strong teamwork comes from doing something meaningful together, and to look for something that is beyond a ‘fun day out.”

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Embrace your “Fire” and be more “Start-up”

November 30, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

26-04-2016 by Anne Clews, TetraMap, UK

Anne Clews, TetraMap, UK interviews Abby Barton, Head of Business Development and Leadership Coach at Wayra. As the Leadership Coach at Wayra Abby’s role is it to help founders of Start-Ups to discover and build on their strengths, whether it be Fire, Earth, Water (or the occasional Air!), and develop themselves as authentic CEO leaders of their companies.

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White paper: Emotional Intelligence

November 30, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

9-12-2015 by Certified TetraMap Facilitator Robin Hills

Put simply, emotional intelligence is how we combine our thinking with our feelings in order to build quality relationships and make better decisions.

This white paper discusses why emotional intelligence is increasingly relevant to organisational development and the link between psychometric testing, personality profiling, and emotional intelligence.

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Breaking communication barriers

November 29, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

29-06-2015 a Q&A with Dave Moore, services manager for a large government organisation

With teams divided across New Zealand, Dave Moore noticed that team members were ending up in conflict more often than needed. Rather than supporting each other, teams started to avoid communicating with each other. To get communication flowing, David introduced TetraMap.

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Emotionally intelligent leadership

November 29, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

24-03-15  A Q&A with Marcy Levy Shankman, Certified TetraMap Facilitator

The second edition of the ground-breaking book Emotionally Intelligent Leadership, co-authored by a Certified TetraMap Facilitator, was released in January. Read our exclusive interview with Marcy Levy Shankman as she talks about the second edition and the different schools of thought that have emerged on Emotional Intelligence in the past year.

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6 ways to generate deeper learning

November 28, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

03-03-15 by Nicki Davey, Master TetraMap Facilitator

How do you create an environment that’s vivid, enriching and makes learning stick? Master TetraMap Facilitator, Nicki Davey, breaks down ‘brain-friendly learning’ and offers six ways to start generating deeper learning in the workshop room. 

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Confused about choosing a ‘personality profiling’ tool?

November 28, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

You may be considering incorporating a personality profiling tool into a training program to strengthen participants’ learning. While the prospect may at first seem exciting, it’s not unusual to end up feeling a little overwhelmed given the abundance of tools on the market.
By  Liz Payne