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Read our latest research, discover how our tools are being used around the world, and find inspiration for your own personal development.

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Helping the NHS reduce conflict through mediation

Mediation using Lumina Spark has helped to resolve an eight-year ongoing conflict in a single day.

Creating Successful leadership transitions for Exeltis

The organization had a new business strategy was being implemented with a change in Leadership. The organization wished to consolidate the business and bring in new processes. The leadership team was getting equipped to lead the changes and Reflexion initiated a Leadership Journey Program for them.

Taking the Lead – Boosting collaboration through behavioural change

This is ‘Taking the Lead’: the National Association for AONBs (NAAONB) and its partners have guided 37 AONB staff through psychometric profiling, coaching and the forming of Topic Working Groups, to enable behavioural change, and thus move toward a collaborative culture.

KFAS Innovation Programme – A Bespoke Project

KFAS identified a need for a tailored programme, aimed at Kuwaiti private sector executives, to develop innovative future leaders who can generate great ideas to advance corporate management and yield business growth.

Adidas

The Adidas Finance Director completed a series of business coaching sessions incorporating Lumina Spark, Lumina Leader, and Lumina Leader 360.

City & Country

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.

NG Bailey

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

RCL FOODS

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.

Ontario Schools

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

Vulnerable populations

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

Havas Group

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.

Tesco

Lumina Learning developed a Lumina Team programme for Tesco. It focused on self-understanding and increasing interpersonal awareness within the team.

ABP Workforce Experience Award

Association of Business Psychology Award for Coaching & Training Excellence for Athena Professional

LIXIL Corporation, Japan

The CEO of LIXIL identified an urgent need to increase the company’s global competitiveness, and Lumina Learning was used to promote collaborative growth.

EBC University, Mexico

A leading university in Mexico replaced the general knowledge test with Lumina Spark to promote self-awareness in more than 40,000 students.

The Civil Service Commission

With The Civil Service Commission we created a multi-layered approach to increase the participants’ awareness of themselves and their leadership style.

Johanniter Unfallhilfe

A large, non-profit organisation with over 20,000 employees in Germany has chosen Lumina Spark and Lumina Sales to support its Learning and Development function.

Creating a successful remote working policy

Get our top tips for a successful remote working policy and the latest global research by Dr Stewart Desson, Dr Joana Suta, and Dr Tatiana Schifferle Rowson

Qualities Required for Emotional Fitness in the 21st Century Police Force

Undeniably, the law enforcement profession involves making mind-altering decisions like no other profession in our society.

The ‘Feminine Advantage’ in Leadership – why nice guys and gals should definitely not finish last

As a leader, the results are clear, tuning up your people focused can heave a real, positive impact.

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.
The Remote Working Leadership Challenge; how to avoid the pitfalls

90% of respondents expressed an interest in remote working at least part of the time. The reality of this means that many organisations will be functioning with either fully remote teams or hybrid teams.

How to spot and prevent remote team burnout

Employees have been adjusting to fully remote working and all the challenges that come with it. Get our tips for spotting and preventing burnout in remote teams

Practitioner Spotlight 05 – Delivering Blended Learning with Athena Professional

In 2020, blended learning was an expressed priority for 98% of businesses. So what is it?

A Brief History of Lumina Learning; revolutionary personal development & selection assessments

Since 2009 Lumina Learning has been on a mission to transform organisations by celebrating people, one human at a time. 12 years down the line and we are now at the heart of many successful selection and development solutions with over 1000+ success stories, impressive right?

Investing in people; why outstanding L&D and selection matters more than ever

In 2018, 94% of employees said they would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career development. So, what does that mean for you?

How to build effective remote teams – our top tips

So, what makes a dream team? In the post-pandemic world, a dream team looks different because of the impact remote working has had on teamwork.

The future of development & selection; what makes Lumina Learning different

We are where business psychology meets technology, spending our first 10 years transforming how personality is understood. Now we are transforming how solutions are delivered to be more engaging and more memorable than ever before.

The Future of Remote Working; the good, the bad and the ugly

The rise of the Covid-19 pandemic promoted remote working from being a workplace experiment to working its way towards being the new normal.

How to Build Engaging & Interactive Content for Virtual Delivery

See Our 5 Top Tips for creating highly engaging and interactive virtual content that delivers exceptional learning quality

Practitioner Spotlight 03 – Effective Communication

Featuring Clare Winter – A firm believer that the ability to communicate effectively is at the heart of strong leadership and high performance

How to develop self awareness and awareness of others for teams

The Lumina Spark model – A useful lens for deepening awareness and as a foundation for facilitating team performance.

Practitioner Spotlight 02 – Creating sustainable, life-long solutions

Featuring Louisa Scanlan – Sharing how she creates sustainable, life-long impacts for organisations

Practitioner Spotlight 01 – six tips from a practitioner newbie

Featuring Anish Hindocha – Sharing his six tips as a newbie Practitioner

How Can I Use Lumina Spark in Team Coaching?

In this guide we explore the Lumina Spark lens as one way to deepen team awareness and thus aid team performance.

The Big Challenge: helping organisations adapt to a new (virtual) world

We’ve never known more challenging times for organisations and their people, pushing human potential to the limits.

Did Covid-19 change who we are? Our research continues

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

Setting up and running any 360 Project is fraught with challenges, so we have identified 5 key factors to ensure your success.

Lumina Learning Splash App

Our interactive app puts your personality in the palm of your hand and brings it to life. You can also compare it and contrast it with colleagues' results.
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Practitioner Spotlight 01 – six tips from a practitioner newbie

Featuring Anish Hindocha – Sharing his six tips as a newbie Practitioner

Dr Stewart Desson On What Makes Lumina Spark Different

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.

Using Lumina Spark as part of the mediation process

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

Young leaders discuss Lumina Spark and leadership today

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.

Lumina Select interview with Dr Stewart Desson & Julie Ensor

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

Julie Ensor discusses the scientific notions behind Lumina Emotion

Julie Ensor talks emotional intelligence, the challenges and advantages emotions raise in the workplace, and the development of Lumina Emotion.

Future Worlds speaks to Lumina Learning CEO

Future Worlds speaks to Stewart Desson, Lumina Learning CEO, about the challenges and opportunities facing young entrepreneurs.

Stewart Desson on “Embracing the Paradox”

The Insigniam Quarterly magazine finds out how Lumina Learning’s novel approach to psychometric testing embraces the complexity of people.

Validation of Lumina Spark and Emotion against the Great Eight Competencies
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
Measuring Both Ends of the Big Five. A paper published as a book chapter by Dr Desson and Dr Benton.
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