Ralph has a background in psychology, television and business.
He has spoken to conferences and led workshops throughout New Zealand and regularly in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.
His special interests are business writing and positive psychology – the science o
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Ralph speaks to conferences and leads workshops throughout New Zealand and in Asia and Australia. He specialises in the psychology of success.
His series ‘What successful people really do’ and ‘The village that could’ are in Bookboon’s Premium collection. He has written three other books, academic papers on psychology and more than a hundred blogs and articles.
Ralph has a background in psychology, business and journalism. (His career includes more than 12 years as a journalist for Television New Zealand and on secondment to the BBC.)
In 2011, Professional Speakers Australia awarded him the CSP – the highest international accreditation for professional speakers.
Ralph founded what is now Skillset New Zealand more than 30 years ago and remains its managing director. Skillset’s clients are amongst New Zealand’s largest organisations.