What people have said about us


"Jackie's enthusiasm and knowledge for the topic ensured that I understood and could see the importance of the subject personally and for our organisation"


"you certainly made it very lively"


"The fact I can look at myself and gauge my objectives in life"

  • Tara Bennet Goleman

    Just as diamond is coal transformed, so clear awareness can arise from our confusion.

  • Ayn Rand, Novelist, 1905 - 1982

    Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of ones values

  • Norman Thomas, 1864 - 1968

    The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values

  • Albert Camus, 1913 - 1960

    If, after all, men cannot always make history have meaning, they can always act so their own lives have one.


Learning more

Here are some articles written by Magma Effect™ we hope you enjoy them

An extract from "Work and Values"

"Speaking at the Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit at the Institute of Directors in November 2005, Nationwide Commercial and Communications Director Stuart Bernau said that employee satisfaction has gone from 55 percent in 1996 to 77 per cent in 2005, and that those teams turning in the highest scores on PRIDE values were also turning in the highest sales scores – in fact there was almost a point for point relationship. So values make good business sense."
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An extract from " Leadership and Values"

"What ever style of leadership an individual tends towards, whether it varies situation by situation or stays fixed over a period of time, the values that individual holds dear will influence their behaviour and how they interpret the world. Our company, Magma Effect™ Limited, works with existing and emerging leaders in different settings to enable those individuals to gain insight into the things that motivate them and provide them with a sense of meaning."
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An extract from "Stress andValues"

"Try this.
Fold your arms and take a few breaths.
Now unfold them and refold them the “wrong” way and keep breathing! What do you notice?
Was it harder to fold them this way? Did you have to think consciously about how to get them to fold the wrong way? Does it feel comfortable?"
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Paul Chippendale ME - Developer of the AVI (Values Inventory)

Paul tells the story of the origins of the AVI and explains why it can have such a substantial effect in the workplace
Paul Chippendale interview 




 Dougal Thompson - Author of "Values at Work" and "Leading through Values"

In this interview Dougal explains what leaders should consider when thinking about working with values 
Dougal Thompson interiew 



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