The Four Thinking Quadrants Explained, and How To Communicate With Them

The Whole Brain® Model, developed by Ned Herrmann, serves as the cornerstone of the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI®). The Whole Brain® Model outlines an array of thinking preferences centred around four distinct quadrants: Analytical (A), Practical (B),...

Why the HBDI® is not a test

What is a test? To get your licence you complete a test. To see whether you need glasses you complete an eye exam. To pass a subject at school or university you complete an assessment. When assessing your leadership abilities, others conduct a 360-degree evaluation of...

Why take the HBDI® assessment: The HBDI vs other assessment tools

Assessments play a crucial role in helping individuals and teams gain insight into their cognitive preferences, personality traits, and strengths. Navigating the array of assessments and tests available can be challenging, especially when determining the most suitable...

How teamwork can help drive efficiency within your organisation

In today's dynamic and fast-paced business world, teamwork has become an essential component for organisational success. Teamwork refers to the collaborative efforts of a group of individuals working together towards a common goal or objective. It is no longer enough...
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Gap Analysis: How to identify a knowledge gap in your team

Gap Analysis: How to identify a knowledge gap in your team

Have you ever found your business in a situation where you don’t have the information or knowledge to achieve a desired outcome? That’s a knowledge gap. A simple but potentially detrimental mistake made by an employee; followed by “I didn’t know I was supposed to do...

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Attracting and Retaining Talented Employees

Attracting and Retaining Talented Employees

The Great Resignation is spreading across the globe, that’s if it hasn’t already. The Great Resignation is a phenomenon originating in the US during the first year of the pandemic. American’s by the millions were quitting their jobs. Restrictions gave employees time...

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Overcoming Professional Ghosting: Try this first!

Overcoming Professional Ghosting: Try this first!

We’ve all been there. That uncomfortable feeling when all of a sudden, out of nowhere, someone stops responding to our messages or isn’t taking our calls. No, we’re not talking about an ex-relationship gone sour, we’re talking about professional ghosting. ...

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No, I don’t like doing detail!

No, I don’t like doing detail!

This post is a contribution from Scott Timmins, an HBDI® Certified Practitioner, Principle Consultant at Pinnacle Blue and former Australian Defence Force Aircraft Technician. I have always been someone who likes to start projects, has new ideas for the way things...

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The 2020 wrap up: What living in a global pandemic taught us

The 2020 wrap up: What living in a global pandemic taught us

In 2020, many of us experienced the same restrictions, but for each and every one of us, our day-to-day was affected differently. Thus, everyone’s experience throughout the pandemic was unique to them. That’s not to say we can’t find similarities in how we felt...

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How to move from fear to optimism!

How to move from fear to optimism!

What’s holding you back? Whether it be in our personal or professional lives, there are a slew of habits that can hold us back from feeling or achieving our best. Whether it be shifting blame, having undefined goals or battling self-doubt, we could all make use of...

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