We Need To Stop Simplifying Personality

In recent weeks, I’ve been talking a lot about personality assessments. I attended the WIFS National Conference in Minnesota and have facilitated a number of client workshops. During these conversations, I have been surprised, and just a little bit frustrated, by the lack of awareness around personality assessments and the science (or lack thereof) behind them. Now, I don’t usually …

Business is Personal: the Difference is You!

I am excited to be presenting two sessions at the Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS) National Conference on Thursday 26th October 2017 at the Hilton Minneapolis, Minnesota. Business is personal. In financial services, where so many products are commoditized, the difference to your clients, and to your business, is you! Get actively involved in this practical and purposeful session where …

Introducing six new Lumina Spark Practitioners following the NYC workshop.

We are proud to congratulate six new Lumina Spark Practitioners, and welcome them into the Lumina Global Practitioner Community, following the successful completion of the first Lumina Spark Certification Workshop in New York City. The first day enabled Practitioners to experience the Lumina Spark workshop for themselves and understand their own Lumina Portrait in depth. The second day was a …

My motivation for using Lumina Spark

I’ve recently shared my experience of using Lumina with coaches from the ICF New York Chapter via their webinar. (Look out for more webinars coming soon!). Part of my instant interest in Lumina Spark was that my own profile captured parts of my personality that I know are core to me, in a way that no other profile had revealed. When …

Why you should choose Lumina Spark

As coaches, our choice of diagnostics is huge. But often we have to make trade-offs between depth, validity, cost and ease of use.  Many of us revert to our favorite one or two assessments. I had this experience myself….I used Jungian based typing tools because my clients like the ease of use and simplicity of the model.  I preferred trait …