Our Thinking

Our fascination with business psychology has lead us to write a number of books and papers on the subject. We have highlighted a handful here which we hope you might find interesting.

To order your copy or to contact the author, phone Nicholson McBride on +44 (0)20 7432 8460 or email us on more@nicholsonmcbride.com

Surviving A Merger

Anna Devine, Ignites Europe, Financial Times, March 2017

Ruth Colling talks about how adopting a positive mindset and avoiding “the trap” of negative conversations may help you in a merger situation.

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The Traits That Make A Colleague Toxic

Olivia Blair, The Independent, April 2017

Dr John Nicholson talks to the Independent about the traits that make a colleague toxic.

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Will Precautionary Measures Prevent Merger Failures?

Anna Devine, Ignites Europe, Financial Times, March 2017

Dr John Nicholson talks about the steps Aberdeen and Standard Life are taking to implement a smooth merger.

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Does Asset Management Have A Corporate Culture Problem?

Anna Devine, Ignites Europe, Financial Times, October 2016

Dr John Nicholson talks about the asset management culture.

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The Office Barbarian

Susannah Butter

A discussion of the five different office 'types' that Jane Clarke has explored in her new book Savvy, Dealing with People, Power and Politics at work.

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Choosing The Wrong Job

Rhymer Rigby, Financial Times, October 2011

Ruth Colling talks to the Financial Times about what to do next after choosing the wrong job.

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How To Do Office Politics?

Anna More, Marie Claire, February, 2011

Jane Clarke discusses with Marie Claire how to deal with office politics.

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What's Your Resilience Quotient?

Glynis Horning, Cosmopolitan, April 2011

IQ and EQ count but RQ is what will carry you through a crisis.

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How To Benchmark Yourself

Rhymer Rigby, Financial Times, January 2011

Ruth Colling talks to the Financial Times about how to usefully benchmark your career progress.

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Leaders Are Influencers And Persuaders

Rhymer Rigby, Financial Times, November 2010

Jane Clarke talks to the Financial Times about the difference between leaders and managers.

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How Resilient Are You?

Rob Kemp

A short questionnaire testing how resilient you are.

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Being Passed Over

Rhymer Rigby, September 2010

Jane Clarke talks to the Financial Times about how to deal with missing out on a job promotion.

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A Good Interviewer

Ryhmer Rigby, Financial Times, June 2010

Jane Clarke answers the Financial Times' questions on being a good interviewer.

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How To Work A Room

Rhymer Rigby, Financial Times, April 2010

Jane Clarke contributes to this regular Financial Times column, pointing out it is the introverts who often make the best networkers.

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