Tuomas Auvinen joins Psycon’s board of directors

Amongst his past positions, Auvinen has been principal of Sibelius Academy and managing director of the Finnish National Theatre.

Good person syndrome

Sometimes a person’s words and deeds contradict each other so much that behavioral scientists start to take an interest. High talk, low blows, as the Americans call it, is a psychologically interesting phenomenon.

AI eats culture for breakfast

The success factors of the future are to be found both in the renewal and growth of employees’ knowledge capital, and in the creation of an organizational culture that encourages active change.

A new supervisor may be a company’s loneliest soul

Peer support is an excellent and credible way for a new supervisor to strengthen their professional identity. However, in the absence of such systems, a new boss seldom has the courage to talk about their need for help and support.

The art of self-management

Self-management methods are not a toolbox that one puts together once and then tries to muddle through the rest of their life by using the same old tools. Self-management is a process that is fine-tuned, based on the changing situations and the wonderful unexpectedness of life.   

Concretizing clichés

The skills and competence required in working life are looking for a new structure. Perhaps the empty clichés are not completely pointless – or at least they pretty realistically indicate what the current hottest trends in working life are.

Artificial intelligence or genuine stupidity?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is getting everywhere. Or should I say the “AI hype?” Aside from all the fuss, not much has happened.

Light and dark narcissism

Every personality trait has its good and bad sides. Narcissism is often thought of as a wholly negative feature, but there are other sides to it too – some positive, some unbearable.

Tekes supports Psycon’s product development

Tekes, The Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, has provided Psycon with funding for the development of a global personnel assessment concept.

Why are we so bad in making estimates?

Estimates most often go wrong. Quite a number of errors are caused by our inability to handle information.

Too many experts?

Usually, a good expert makes a bad manager. The worst result is when the entire management team is comprised of experts in one field. A new study reveals the reason.