Tertiary Catalogue

Series: 2 Minutes to Success


A Guide to Whistleblowing

A Guide to Whistleblowing

Blowing the whistle on unethical or illegal practices is a tough decision to make. Your values and integrity may be compromised by what you've seen. You may be fearing the consequences. Psychology expert, Peter Quarry, recommends asking yourself...Show More
Be a HERO

Be a HERO

There are four ingredients that add up to becoming a HERO in the workplace. Psychologist Eve Ash takes us through the necessary qualities of being Honest (someone who says what they think, gives feedback and honest criticism) and Ethical (does...Show More
Breaking Your Digital Addiction

Breaking Your Digital Addiction

50% of people complain they've become addicted to their mobile device. Behavioural expert, Peter Quarry, shows how to bust digital addiction through reducing screen time, switching devices off (go and walk that dog without the phone!) and setting...Show More
Dealing with an Incompetent Manager

Dealing with an Incompetent Manager

It is tempting when things continually go wrong to blame an incompetent manager. Peter Quarry, psychology expert, suggests first doing a reality check with someone independent (it might be a personality clash causing the problem). Try clearly...Show More
Getting out of a Career Rut

Getting out of a Career Rut

We all get stuck in career ruts from time to time. If you feel unmotivated or unconfident, Peter Quarry believes in first taking "baby steps" (e.g. updating your LinkedIn profile, networking to make new contacts, finding a mentor). Don't rush...Show More
Handling a Complainer

Handling a Complainer

Being surrounded by complainers is hard, but as Peter Quarry points out, there's ways to handle them. You can acknowledge what they're saying, showing empathy and putting forward positive solutions. If they persist, and especially if you work...Show More
How Can You Influence Others?

How Can You Influence Others?

Behavioral expert, Peter Quarry, talks about the importance of being able to convince others when working together. This entails being able to promote your credentials so that others will listen to you; communicating no more than 3-5 key points;...Show More
Managing Your Own Anger

Managing Your Own Anger

Being angry can become a self-destructive habit, causing anxiety and high blood pressure. Psychology expert Peter Quarry says a healthier way to manage anger is realizing that it is a form of energy. This energy is much better funneled into...Show More
Overcoming Low Self-Esteem

Overcoming Low Self-Esteem

Low self-esteem is a state of mind caused by many factors, and it can badly affect productivity and careers. Psychology expert, Peter Quarry believes triggers for low self-esteem can be avoided by identifying the things you do well each day,...Show More
Surviving an Unreliable Colleague

Surviving an Unreliable Colleague

Behavioral expert, Peter Quarry, knows what unreliability in a colleague can be like. He suggests first explaining to them why their behavior causes problems. If this fails, you can try appealing to their personal brand and their desire to look...Show More
Take PRIDE in your work

Take PRIDE in your work

Psychologist Eve Ash asks: are you proud of what you do, or are you falling back on a mindless routine? Aim for the very highest—Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence. PRIDE is the fantastic feeling you get when you've gone that one...Show More
What to Do If Stressed

What to Do If Stressed

The pressure on us all to achieve results can result in feelings of stress and being overwhelmed. Psychology expert, Peter Quarry, suggests calming your brain through a simple, effective slow breathing technique; using the "now or later" approach...Show More