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The roots of distrust run deep

Ronald was one of the youngest Development Directors in the company—brilliant at what he did, well respected by management, loved by his team of direct reports, but disliked intensely by his peers in the leadership team. Why?

Author

Stephen Klemich – Founder

Leadership Team Competitive Stories

What's wrong with a little competition? Plenty, actually.

Competition. It's the force that – perhaps more than any other - shapes the world around us. Which is why it often comes as a surprise to discover that competitiveness is among the most harmful traits for anyone - especially a leader - to have.

Author

Dr. Mara Klemich – Founder & Consulting Psychologist

Leadership Competitive Character

Reaching your peak: Heartstyles and the great outdoors

At Heartstyles, we know just how big a role our environment plays in shaping the way we think, feel and behave. That's no surprise given that our co-founder, Stephen Klemich, draws so much of his inspiration from nature...

Author

Stephen Klemich – Founder

Stories Leadership Team Striving Competitive

Spotting the difference between a competitor and an achiever

What drives successful people? All too often we're conditioned to believe it's their competitive nature - their innate need to rise above the rest - that pushes them forward. But there's a big difference between competing and achieving...

Author

Dr. Mara Klemich – Founder & Consulting Psychologist

Competitive Achieving

One Heart at a Time: Ashley’s story of personal development

Ashley Davis, a People Excellence Coach for KFC South Pacific shared with us her experience of Heartstyles and the impact it’s had on her personal development.

Author

Sandra Bullen – Chief Marketing Officer

Controlling Competitive Relating Relationships Stories