Category: Emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence training to help build Emotionally Intelligent teams, increase Employee Engagement and your triple bottom line. Emotional intelligence comprises 4 key areas. Self awareness, self management, social awareness and relationship management

Business psychology for success

The study of Psychology in business is not about telling business what to do but a reciprocal relationship which draws insights from those with experience of what works at …

Creating an innovation culture

To create an innovation culture employees need to have a clear sense of what is expected of them, your long-term goals, and values. Your values should not only be …

Learning to say no at work

Learning to say no at work is an Emotional Intelligence essential We are often afraid of the consequences of saying “no” because we see compliance as part of our …

Effective strategy communication tips

Strategy communication tips: How do you share a strategy effectively within your organisation? These Effective strategy communication tips can help persuade employees of the importance and relevance of their …

Brain smart time management

Our ability to utilise the time we have is more important than having time alone. Understanding why we procrastinate, the dangers of multitasking and managing our attention and energy …

Happiness benefits at work

Happiness benefits: Does your organisation pay lip service to the idea that “people are our greatest asset” or do they do something about it? Unfortunately in practice in many …

The Purpose economy as a business essential

The conversations about building purposeful work is rapidly evolving with the emergence of new research focused on happiness and meaningful work (positive psychology). Similar to technology, purpose has become …

The benefits of social support

To improve our mental health and our ability to combat stress, it is important to surround ourselves with at least a few good friends and confidants. Social support helps …

10 tips to help create happiness

Numerous studies have shown the positive effects of laughter on our physical and mental health. Happiness comes from being in the moment while constantly striving for perfection practically guarantees …

Leadership lessons from Legos

The Leadership lessons from legos are that doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, and we are more willing to do more work for less pay when we feel …

Be happier at work now

Many think that success leads to happiness, but research shows our brains work the opposite way round. Here are seven tips to increase our levels of positivity.

Social support at work

Groundbreaking research demonstrates that when it comes to social support at work the support you offer provides greater returns over time, than the support you get.

Our energy hungry attention spotlight

Using our attentional spotlight is energetically costly so we need to use it sparingly. The functions using the pre-frontal cortex of our brains require considerably more resources than we …

Beware the amygdala hijack

An amygdala hijack is when we have an immediate and overwhelming emotional response to an event. An amygdala hijack triggers a “fight-or-flight” response in our brains which takes over …

What is Intrinsic Motivation 3.0?

Research shows that external rewards (and punishment) can be effective for algorithmic tasks, but they can have a devastating impact on heuristic tasks. Intrinsic motivators involve engaging in a …

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