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We’ve all heard horror stories about scary bosses and the fallout from their behaviour. The old adage that people don’t leave organisations they leave bad managers is true – it’s the number one reason why people move on to new … Continue reading
It’s official, Britain is set to become a ‘Mindful Nation’. The much awaited Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group (MAAPG) has now been launched and sets out how it sees the future of mindfulness within the UK. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s forward even goes … Continue reading
We all know what it’s like, you’re trying to make it to the next level on the career ladder and the temptation to say ‘Yes’ to everything can seem overwhelming.
Do you find yourself;
Burning the candle at both ends?
Wearing the long hours that you work like a badge of honour in the hope that somebody somewhere will notice?
Giving up your weekend to get that report completed?
If you answered yes, it’s a dilemma that resonates with us all.
Are we stronger and more effective when we cooperate or do we perform better when we work towards our own interests? It’s a question that you’ll probably find elicits an illuminating response one way or another. Research in this months … Continue reading
Why taking 40 winks will improve your learning (probably) Does the prospect of taking quick a nap fill you with guilt at the thought of all the other, seemingly more pressing, productive things that you could be doing? Fear the … Continue reading