Corporate blog

/Corporate blog

Why you have to take some quiet & alone time

The world is loud and busy. There isn’t enough time in each day for the things that need to be done, never mind adding elusive concepts like ‘spending quiet time’ to the mix.  And I know what you’re thinking ….I don’t have time for quiet time! What on earth could I gain by taking some [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Corporate blog, General Blog|0 Comments

Health 101: Sensory Sips & Snacks

At the moment everyone - especially in Cape Town - is aware of the importance of saving water.  But this is no excuse to skip your 2 liters a day. Here at Sensory Intelligence Consulting we are all too aware of today’s busy, on-the-go world.  Unfortunately our bodies often take a backseat and we neglect [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|Corporate blog, General Blog|0 Comments

Is time management a waste of time?

  Still struggling with time management for yourself and your team?  Feeling overwhelmed by the ‘To Do’ list?  You are not alone.  So perhaps it’s time for a different approach?   One of the most common complaints I hear from managers, is how busy they are and how much work they’ve got to do.  Have [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Corporate blog, General Blog|0 Comments

High-performance teams through syncing the senses

Have you ever felt as if managing your team is like trying to herd cats?  Each with their own personalities, ideas, work styles, ambitions …. and flash points? Being a manager these days can sometimes feel more like being something between a diplomat and a firefighter – spending all your energies on keeping the team [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Corporate blog|0 Comments

Mindfulness or Mind fulness?

Are you out of your mind? You’ve lost track of how many e-mails are in your inbox, the report deadline is looming, you still need to deal with the snappy team member from the morning meeting and your next conference call starts in 5 minutes.  Your mind starts spinning and you start feeling frazzled.  Sound [...]

By | September 5th, 2016|Corporate blog|0 Comments

Is sitting really the new smoking?

A while ago, a new catch phrase started doing the rounds, namely that ‘sitting is going to be the next smoking’.  And the more I think about it, the more I have to agree - unfortunately!  We all know that smoking is bad for our health.  It’s been linked with cancer, long-term lung disease and [...]

By | September 3rd, 2016|Blog general, Corporate blog|0 Comments

The tactile sense

The TACTILE (touch) sense is a primary sense we use on a daily basis to process information from the environment. It is vital for communication, interaction and performance. Receptors for the tactile system are located in the skin. It has therefore the widest receptor field of all the senses. We use touch to feel and [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Corporate blog|0 Comments

Sensory defensiveness

Sensory defensiveness is the result of aversive or defensive reactions to what most people consider non-irritating sensory stimuli. Due to a low threshold/low tolerance the brain over-responds. It often leads to tension, anxiety, avoidance, stress, anger and even violence. Basic sensations have the potential to put the brain in “high-alert”, which coincides with a stress [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Corporate blog|0 Comments

Open plan office dynamics

The trend for the past 35 years in office design is to move towards open plan. It uses space more efficiently and is cost effective. It can be easily reconfigured and reduce construction cost. It further also encourages team work, sharing of information, and is seen as motivational for workers. Nearly three-quarters of U.S and [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Corporate blog|0 Comments

A performance management case study

Mrs. X is a loan supervisor of a financial institution. Sensory Intelligence workshops were performed as part of a team building process for their company. Her sensory profile indicated very low thresholds, sensation avoiding traits with sensory overload occurring on a regular basis. She worked in an open plan office environment, in the middle of [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Corporate blog|0 Comments