A new project, a long report, a goal for the future: these are all daunting prospects at the start. How on earth do you sit down to start that 10,000 word report? Or where do you begin in your end-of-year goal to change a long-standing management practice? The key is
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The Blue-Tinted Specs
Have you ever looked back through rose-tinted glasses? What about blue-tinted specs? Ok so it may not be a common phrase but it should be. In this blog we explain why.
We all view the world through a lens that colours what we see and how we interpret it. This lens
Working Yourself to Death?: What is stress anyway?
When we think of the word ‘stress’ often the first thing that pops into our mind is work. No matter what your job is you are likely, at some point, to find it stressful. We’re often told that stress is bad for our health and sure, that’s true, but as
Emotional Intelligence, how it affects the decisions you make
Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognise, think about and respond to emotions in both yourself and in other people . If, for example, your friend is feeling sad and refuses a social invitation an emotionally intelligent person will recognise their sadness and correctly reason that this is why their
What is biofeedback and how does it help with Stress Management?
Biofeedback does exactly what it says on the tin. It gives feedback on the biological or physical signals of our bodies. Our bodies give off signals all of the time, some of which we can see and some of which we can’t. When stressed, for example, your heart beats faster,
Have you fallen foul of confirmation bias? How your biases influence perception.
You have the impression that your new colleague doesn’t really like you. You can’t pinpoint exactly why though because you don’t know him very well. You send him an email requesting that he sign off on a project and his reply is impersonal, to-the-point and bordering on cold. Your suspicions