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City & Country (C&C) are a development company which re-imagines listed buildings to create exceptional places to live and work. Seeking a solution for their expanding sales team, Lumina Select was bought in.

In 2017, NG Bailey used Lumina Spark to develop a Leadership, Engagement and Performance training programme for their people.

Lumina Learning helped RCL FOODS, the leading food producer in South Africa, to engage and unite its workforce, develop authentic leadership, and drive team collaboration.

A single leadership programme intervention has progressed to implementation at a number of jurisdictional School Boards, schools and educational settings.

We are working to create a long-term strategy addressing some of the underlying challenges for vulnerable populations to access meaningful employment.

Havas Group has worked with Lumina Learning to successfully embed Lumina Spark, Lumina Emotion, and Lumina Leader 360 in a number of global talent development initiatives.

See our global network

Lumina Learning is a global network of skilled experts and practitioners operating in more than 40 countries all over the world.

There’s a crisis in the world of innovation. Most people cannot explain what innovation is, let alone how to go about it.

Do we change? Can we change? Why do we change? These are just some of the questions people raise when talking about personality.

We’ve found that the statistical techniques that have been employed in psychometrics over the last 30 years can unwittingly introduce biases if we’re not careful. Learn more about what needs to improve in psychometrics.

There are many views on the use of psychometrics in recruitment, ranging from dangerous and reductive to the best thing since sliced bread. So what makes an effective selection psychometric?

Dr Stewart Desson discusses what makes Lumina Spark different amongst other personality tools in this recent interview with household Korean media outlet, Maeil Business Times.

Helping organisations adapt to a new (virtual) world

The COVID-19 crisis has changed the context in which we live and work. The big question is – has this fundamentally changed who we are?

5 Key Factors to ensure success with Lumina Leader 360

The Difference Between Intended Communication and Actual Impact – Leadership 101

Having Difficult Conversations at Work

What can you do when conflict is simply unavoidable? Missing a deadline and having to face a manager, for example. Or disagreeing on a mission critical detail of a key project. It might be that person who fills the office with the smell of tuna every lunchtime.

Managing workplace conflict is tricky when the power dynamics are unequal. Perhaps things have gotten so bad that each party sees the other as the ‘enemy’? That’s dangerous thinking.

Managing workplace conflict is tricky when the power dynamics are unequal. Perhaps things have gotten so bad that each party sees the other as the ‘enemy’? That’s dangerous thinking.

Workplace bullying persists throughout the world, damaging productivity, profit, and our real bottom line – people. We’ve been undertaking some research with our clients.

Your teams need conflict to succeed – the key is how leaders handle it. It’s actually a component of—and integral to—effective organisational development and the success of a healthy team.

Everyone’s personalities are unique and therefore we all have different and ways of working. Sometimes those differences can cause friction and misunderstandings. They can impact the bottom line.

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Dr Stewart Desson discusses what makes Lumina Spark different amongst other personality tools in this recent interview with household Korean media outlet, Maeil Business Times.

Where does Lumina Spark fit within the mediation process? We spoke to leading dispute resolution specialist Clive Lewis OBE to get the answers.

What part can Lumina Spark play in developing young leaders of the future? We talk to some young leaders to get their thoughts on leadership today.

We speak to CEO Dr Stewart Desson and Product Development Lead Julie Ensor about the new digital offering for Lumina Select.

Predictive Validity of Lumina Spark and Lumina Emotion. Research paper presented at the BPS DOP Conference 2018 on Lumina Spark, and the EAWOP Congress 2019 on Lumina Emotion by Dr. Stewart Desson
Measuring Both Ends of the Big Five. A paper published as a book chapter by Dr Desson and Dr Benton.
At Lumina Learning we transform organisations by transforming their people. We are a global provider of innovative personalised selection and development solutions for individuals, teams, and organisations.
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