A Personal Development, Emotional Intelligence & Wellbeing System

Our Mission

To provide consulting, training and support that will inspire meaningful lives and create positive workplace cultures.

Fossick!

/’fɒsik/   Verb. AUST/NZ  Informal.  Explore or search for something of value.

“Make insight your priority, search for it like a prospector panning for gold”

Prov 2:3-4 (The Message)

Social and Emotional Intelligence

We use tools from different fields, including Applied Clinical Sociology and its variety of social lenses to help you understand yourself and your surroundings. You gain balance, confidence and clarity to make decisions, solve problems and manage your work and personal life.

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P Plates, Stereotypes and ‘Plater Haters’

P Plates, Stereotypes and ‘Plater Haters’

Can symbols such as the P plate become stereotypes that influence behaviour? Research shows that stereotypes can prime behaviour, causing people who are not members of the stereotype group to to act in the same way they believe the stereotype behaves (1). What that means is that we can behave just as we believe the

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Think like…Wait, What? Using Controversy to Sell Products

Think like…Wait, What? Using Controversy to Sell Products

This seems like a case of ‘bad publicity is better than no publicity’. This ad was posted on the Bic South Africa Facebook. Even though the company has apologised, the truth is we are all still talking about it and that may be exactly what the company intended. I have been noticing lately a new marketing

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What if you could follow your dreams?

What if you could follow your dreams?

What would it take to follow your dreams? To soar in the wind, free-flowing and playfully determined? Imagine and dare. When the day reaches its end, let it be said you gave it your best shot. You dreamt and you played. You resisted the wind and its force did not defeat you, but made you

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Media Literacy, Self-Awareness and Mental Health

Media Literacy, Self-Awareness and Mental Health

Messages don’t mean what they say, but what people understand. Media plays a central role in our lives as a communication tool. Although it makes us feel connected to others, it also taps into our fears making us feel anxious. It then offers products, beliefs, fashion and trends to calm our fears. This is how

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Who Are We Instead?

Who Are We Instead?

We are NOT just random creatures walking around aimlessly and without an identity. But who are we instead? In my experience helping people develop personal and interpersonal skills I have found some recurring themes: When people lose their sense of direction and find themselves wanting to set goals, and find purpose and meaning in their lives,

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App-earences and Digital Identities

App-earences and Digital Identities

Someone take my phone away! I can’t touch it without automatically unlocking it and checking. Do you find it hard to resist checking and posting on Apps? Social media promises to create more connections, yet I think It’s my phone I’ve become attached to. Actually, through digital identities, our phones become an extension of us influencing

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