Defence Mechanisms

15th-anniversary blog post. The source of the worst traumas that the members of a family can suffer is mainly psychological violence. This literary screenplay of a promotional video was initially designed as a version proposed for a campaign exercise against family violence. Its target was double: to draw attention to a danger occurring in the… Read More Defence Mechanisms

The Difference Between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

When you have a team of people working in task-oriented activities, such as specific projects requiring phases and deadlines, it’s essential to use a few necessary tools. Intrinsic motivation is the one that makes people act on their own initiative. It makes them happy and proud to be working on a particular project or for… Read More The Difference Between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

The Psychological Leadership Games and the Pathology of Mistrust

In the organizational environment and not only, mistrust is also felt in various forms, most likely due to the creative ways in which those who think it has been abused in the past, especially by persons in formal positions of superiority or authority. In my opinion, the biggest problems of the lack of trust are… Read More The Psychological Leadership Games and the Pathology of Mistrust

The Image or the Brand

The correct identification of the image Skills are made up of behaviors and language. Attitudes and values are divided into behaviors and language. Identity is divided into attributes (values). The image is also divided into attributes (values). Personal branding, as an area, to be found where psychology, personal development, and (significantly) marketing interfere, aims to align identity with the image. In other… Read More The Image or the Brand

Do You Want Development? Get Out of Your Comfort Zone!

Research in the USA indicates that couples’ most frequently used expression before getting married is “I love you”. However, the most commonly used word after getting married is “Where is the remote?”. Has it ever happened to you that you find a specific thing absolutely normal and consider it your own? Well, it means that… Read More Do You Want Development? Get Out of Your Comfort Zone!

The Contribution, Between Generosity and Saviour Complex

It is said that, before starting to contribute, it is essential that you build something for yourself as if satisfying the need to contribute competes against one’s own needs. For those who haven’t had a representation of the balance between satisfying other people’s needs and their own needs, or a balance to wholly and entirely… Read More The Contribution, Between Generosity and Saviour Complex

Maslow’s Extended Pyramid

Named after research psychologist Abraham Maslow, this model has been one of the great successes in establishing specific consumer categories; subsequently, VALS I and VALS II consumer classification systems have been developed based on findings and segmentations. The model assumes that each individual has a series of levels of fundamental needs, gradually placed in ascending order starting… Read More Maslow’s Extended Pyramid

What Trainers Haven’t Told You So Far, Part IV. Time Management. Image. Communication.

Welcome! I continue today a series of articles organized in a table-like manner, starting from my own experiences: As a participant in instruction/training sessions held by others; As a consultant in training-related issues; As a trainer I have divided these” manifestations of sincerity” into 5 main categories, which I am presenting during this series: The… Read More What Trainers Haven’t Told You So Far, Part IV. Time Management. Image. Communication.

What Trainers Haven’t Told You So Far, Part III. The Applicability of What You Learn.

Welcome! I continue today a series of articles organized in a table-like manner, starting from my own experiences: As a participant in instruction/training sessions held by others; As a consultant in training-related issues; As a trainer I have divided these” manifestations of sincerity” into 5 main categories, which I am presenting during this series: The… Read More What Trainers Haven’t Told You So Far, Part III. The Applicability of What You Learn.

What Trainers Haven’t Told You So Far, Part II. The Learning Experience

Welcome! I continue today a series of articles organized in a table-like manner, starting from my own experiences: As a participant in instruction/training sessions held by others; As a consultant in training-related issues; As a trainer I have divided these” manifestations of sincerity” into 5 main categories, which I am presenting during this series: The… Read More What Trainers Haven’t Told You So Far, Part II. The Learning Experience

What Trainers Haven’t Told You So Far, part I. The Value of What You Learn.

Welcome! I start today with a series of articles organized in a table-like manner, starting from my own experiences: As a participant in instruction/training sessions held by others; As a consultant in training-related issues; As a trainer I have divided these ”manifestations of sincerity” into 5 main categories, which I will present during this series:… Read More What Trainers Haven’t Told You So Far, part I. The Value of What You Learn.

Training – the Worst and the Best Experience

The most horrific professional training experience I took part in as an adult was a complete 5-day training held by a monument of incompetence in the position of a trainer and assessor. The trainer didn’t even know the content of the slides and didn’t at least dissimulate this, counting on the participants’ understanding that he… Read More Training – the Worst and the Best Experience