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Dr Mike Drayton

Executive Coach,

Organisational Consultant &

Clinical Psychologist

Helping you to build great work place relationships and
improve performance with psychologically informed
consulting and coaching

Who is the saboteur?

The unconscious in everyday life


This is a podcast for anyone

interested in finding out more about

the psychology of

work and every day life.


How to Create a Psychologically Safe and 

High Performance Organisation

Burnout results in people feeling exhausted, cynical, detached and hopeless – even depressed and anxious.


This book looks at burnout from an individual, group and organisational perspective. It uses anecdotes from the author’s life; and examples from literature, poetry and art to bring

the subject to life.


Based on the latest scientific thinking on burnout and evidence-based ideas, this practical, easy read book gives leaders the knowledge they need to create a psychologically healthy and high performance culture at work.


Look inside...follow this link.


Is work damaging
your health?

Even trapeze artists and coal miners work in safe environments now...

In the past, workplaces could be dangerous places. Industrial accidents were common. People would suffer burns, fall off buildings or even lose fingers or limbs. 

Young children working in textile factories routinely crawled under moving machinery to free trapped threads or jammed parts. This frequently led to mangled fingers and children being crushed to death.

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Would you like to read your personality profile?

You have a great need for other people to like and admire you. 


You have a tendency to be critical of yourself.  You have a great deal of unused capacity, which you have not turned to your advantage.  While you have some personality weaknesses, you are generally able to compensate for them. 

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How can an untidy desk
cause conflict?

I recently worked with someone who had the untidiest desk I have ever seen.  


Despite this, he was good at his job, got things done and was well liked by his colleagues.  His manager however, was driven insane by the sight of his messy desk and frequently had the urge to tidy it up.  


As you might expect, his manager was a very tidy person and orderliness was very important to him.  One weekend the manager came into work to catch up, and seeing the untidy desk could not restrain himself...and tidied it up.


War broke out between the two... 

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