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
His special interests are business
writing and positive psychology – the science of achieving more at work and in
His series ‘What
successful people really do’ and ‘The
village that could’, ’70 Ways to Thrive at Work’ and ‘Business Writing Made Easy’
are in Bookboon’s Premium collection.
Ralph has recorded an
audiobook edition of ‘The Village that Could’ for Bookboon’s audiobook
collection (called Tale of Resilience in Challenging Times).
He has written six
other books, academic papers on psychology and more than a hundred blogs and
articles. One of
his reviews of the research on resilience has been workshopped at the London
School of Economics. It is one of two of his articles now published in
international research journals.
Ralph founded the corporate training
company Skillset New Zealand more than 30 years ago and remains a director.