How to make the most of your time and ensure that you succeed by not watching the clock and getting more done. Being productive with your time and skills
If you've ever wondered why survival shows like Naked and Afraid and Survivor are so popular, I believe it's human desire to be connected to nature and the environment.
While we readily guard against outside threats and enemies, the most dangerous risk tends to be a more insidious foe: Our own poor behavior.
Leaders in every field want to be successful at what they do—but they don’t always know how to get there. The key to success is knowing the foundational principles of leadership. They’re the at
It puts a premium on customer experience, but undervalues strategic thinking.
These well-being questions will help you paint the way toward greater mindfulness.
Results from a study of 1,350 companies.
How passion motivates creative work and enables people to work through stresses and disappointments
Anxiety and stress can have detrimental effects on your physical health — which can affect your job and your career path. In this episode, host Morra Aarons-Mele speaks with Jason Miller, the direc
Starting one because of FOMO is never a good idea.
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Focus on the everyday choices that add up.
Steven Spielberg is dyslexic but did not know this as a child. He struggled in school and lagged behind academically, but found that he could communicate through movies rather than words on a page. Hi
Building relationships that benefit our careers isn’t about exchanging business cards at work events; it’s about getting to know people we can learn from. We discuss how to develop a strong netwo
Picture this: You’re crammed into a humid, overcrowded New York City subway car, lurching along the tracks with no air conditioning. Suddenly, the guy three seats away from you grabs a standing rid
Think you have a rough time figuring out how to have great sex with your partner?
A study tracked how well it corresponded with customer behavior.
For almost twenty years, I've faced three obstacles to voting because of my brain injury. This year, the act of voting was astonishingly easier. Was it due to regaining my reading?
Sometimes technical skills aren’t the most important thing.
You probably meet new people all the time. How good are judging whether they like you soon after you meet?
A few key obstacles and how to overcome them.
Reducing rumination and other keys to getting stuff done
Here’s a new test to find out.
Wondering how we could identify autism in the first year of life? New research has promising neuroscience findings.
Why do we laugh at movies like Office Space or shows like The Office? What’s so funny about work? For one student in the GGSC’s online Foundations of Happiness at Work course, humor is found in e
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With so much rapid-fire change in the world, the job of preparing our young people for the future has become increasingly daunting. The Institute of the Future issued a report in 2017 that declared th
Trait models of schizoid and avoidant personality disorders.
When was the last time you experienced awe? Perhaps you were stopped in your tracks by a beautiful vista on a recent hike, or captivated by a painting at your local art museum, or moved to tears at a
When you are someone that gives advice to others, it can sometimes be hard to take that advice on board yourself. However, doing so will make you more authentic and will increase the trust that
We all want our employees to be happy at work. But there are days when nothing seems to be going well and everything seems to be going wrong. Every leader has to guide their teams through off days an
Many of us have had the experience of tossing and turning at night, wishing we could sleep, watching the minutes tick by on the clock by our bedside. In fact, one-third of Americans say they lie awake
Economists and manufacturers warn recovery will be long delayed despite any deal prime minister may be working on Britain’s economy will take years to recover from the uncertainty that has seen com
You can find plenty of practical information out there about pregnancy and parenting, but what about the emotional rollercoaster and identity shift that occurs for many women and their partners when t
Middle school can be tough on an adolescent’s self-esteem. Social comparison often becomes fierce, leading to feelings of unworthiness that can have negative consequences in years to come. How can
A tree next to a bus stop, a flower poking through the sidewalk. Our guest, a veteran of the Iraq War, discovers how awe and wonder can be found anywhere—if you just pay attention.
He was a smart leader, but he wasn’t respected by many people in his organization. I was brought in to coach him and found him to be reluctant and aggressive. Our first couple of conversations were
You wouldn’t expect to find a whole lot of bridge-building in Hell. In NBC’s hit afterlife comedy-drama The Good Place, the demon Michael (played by Ted Danson) has a vision: If he can trick huma
Boris Johnson claims issue is a priority but Labour says figures are a ‘damning indictment’ The productivity of British workers fell at the fastest pace for five years in the second quarter of 20
Sometimes a difficult conversation needs to happen. But even when the signs are all there, we may avoid them because we’re fearful of the outcome. Meanwhile, something remains askew because of our
Do you find it hard to focus on your work? If so, you’re far from alone. It’s important to stay focused and distraction-free, but that’s especially difficult with multiple projects in play and
A toxic workplace culture—in any type of organization and industry—can take a toll on your mental health, and in time even your physical health. If you’re enmeshed in a toxic culture you may fe
Leadership is a practice that often involves constant stimulation, socializing and communicating, all at a fast pace. It sounds like the last profession an introvert would want to pursue or would be
Great leaders must be effective communicators. That means they have to know how to speak and write clearly—and it also means they also have to know how to listen. Most of us don’t think of listen
Committee damns government for failing to encourage investment and boost productivity The UK is lagging behind the world’s other advanced economies in the shift to robots and automation in the work
Employees require a certain amount of energy and motivation to be engaged and feel fully committed at the workplace. According to a recent study of 1.2K employees at 52 organizations, most of them Fo
Courage is a trait that seems to be in short supply these days, in leadership and elsewhere. People are looking for the kind of bold confident leaders we’ve seen throughout history—leaders who sp
Labour-commissioned report advocates sector-by-sector approach to reducing hours A French-style cap on the length of the working week has been rejected by a study, commissioned by the Labour party, i
via the Harvard Business Review by Cassie Mogilner Holmes Sure, everyone wants to be happy. But what kind of happiness do people want? Is it happiness experienced moment-to-moment? Or is it being able
via Psychology Today by Christopher Bergland Women and men with greater optimism tend to live longer than their pessimistic peers, on average, according to a decades-long study published yesterday. T
via Inc.com by Bill Murphy Here’s some incredibly good news, especially if you’re the kind of person who wants to sleep better and live longer — maybe even many years longer. (Honestly, who doe
via BoredPanda by Meerana Neean What do you need to be happy? All too often, we list the things we want: a bigger house, a cooler car, a trip around the world, money for retirement, a new friend or lo
Meditation. You’ve heard of it and probably tried it. It’s been suggested that it’s good for health and happiness, focus and attention. And it’s true; it can boost ALL these things. But despit
via Inc.com by Jeff Haden Conventional wisdom holds that happiness is a result. Sonya Lyubomirsky, a psychology professor at University of California, Riverside, and author of the popular, The Ho
via the Greater Good by Jill Suttie When we think about the emotion of love, we usually think of people. We love our friends, our families, our neighbors, and our communities. But what about other “
Happiness, and other positive emotions, come when we enjoy and appreciate good things and good times. But happiness and other positive emotions also come when we manage difficult times; when we’re r
Chris Peterson, one of the most famous and influential Positive Psychologists, once famously said that “other people matter”. In doing so, he was summing up what he considered to be the most impor
One of the most common reasons many people are not as happy or successful as they could be is because of distractions. There are so many things to which we can pay attention; and many of us, therefore
Economists have long said bank holidays are bad for the economy. But perhaps the opposite is true At the memorial service given for Denis Compton in 1997, the great England cricketer’s former count
New Economics Foundation says putting money in workers’ pockets will raise productivity Giving workers more public holidays and raising their wages could boost the strength of the British economy,
Does a doctor in England’s capital really work three times harder than one in Merthyr Tydfil? Britain’s regional divide is well known and well documented. The richer bits of the country tend to b
African Regulatory Agencies Forum, London UK 22 – 26 AUGUST 2019 LONDON UK Theme: The Future of Regulation: Adopting Disruptive and Innovative Standards and Frameworks in Governmental Systems R
Resolution Foundation says households suffering worse than 1990s recession Britain’s weak wage growth and rising prices have delivered a hit to living standards of a severity normally only seen dur
Falling productivity and Brexit uncertainty to blame for wage stagnation, says ONS Britain’s dismal track record at increasing labour productivity following the financial crisis a decade ago has co
The truck maker has contributed to startling growth in production efficiency across one part of the north-west With the whirring shriek of a factory siren, the afternoon break at Leyland Trucks comes
Tired of Procrastination and Failed Goals? Defeat the Law of Resistance First Getting inspired to make a change is easy. Making a lasting change is hard. Why? My answer, after a number of years on thi
Regardless of your chosen profession, honed writing skills are a necessary component of your job description. Whether it’s an email, report or contract, there are plenty of ways writing is integrate
People forget the staggering statistics of human history: civilization as we know it is 6,000 years old, but humans first appeared as a species nearly 200,000 years ago. This means for the majority
Psych 101: Your Brain is how You Experience the World As we move through life, we pick up assumptions about the world and carry with us. For example, The sun will rise tomorrow because it rose today.
Who knew a simple guy from San Francisco would become the most renowned figure in the history of technology? A guy who always believed in an innovative approach towards every single path of life, a gu
I really believe that motivation is a really tricky topic for people. We’ve all felt it, and we’ve all felt like we lost it. The question is, where did it go? The truth about motivation is that it
Do I contradict myself? Well then I contradict myself. I am large, I contain multitudes. – Walt Whitman, Song of Myself When we hear stories of great achievements, we hear of the mountaineer with th
Before we can jump into how a healthy life increases productivity, let us talk about what exactly is a healthy lifestyle. The term is quite broad and encompasses of quite a few things. Eating healthy,
Gender diversity in the workplace: undeniably, it’s something society needs, and yet there are few female executives. The nation’s top Fortune 500 companies do have some female heads of business,
30 Day Productivity Challenge Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/453706448146556/ Day 1: Commit Last year in November, was the first time that I did a “30 Day Challenge” and during th
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