How Perfectionism Makes Us Ill
There is a kind of person who seems at first glance to have an admirable degree of self-motivation, thoroughness and drive.
Self-Hatred and High-Achievement
It might seem – at first glance – as though the people we term high-achievers could not possibly have any relationship to self-hatred: they are the ones who did exceptionally...
WHY NO SINGLE JOB IS EVER ENOUGH
We are meant to be monogamous about our work, and yet in any given week, we’re likely to spend a good few moments daydreaming of alternatives.
Innovation and Creativity
‘Creativity’ has become one of the most highly praised and prestigious concepts in modern business. Corporations are extremely keen to have a lot of it around and worry whenever it...
The School of Life for Business Report in The Times: Building Emotional Intelligence One Company at a Time
The School of Life for Business teaches employees and teams the art of emotional intelligence. We believe that emotional skills are the key to solving the challenges posed by the...
The Vocation Myth
The difficulty of defining a professional goal may be both serious and widespread, but it currently lacks the generous, extensive and careful consideration it deserves.
Evolution Not Revolution
When we’re thinking of making a shift in career we can easily get dismayed by the scale of the change we’re contemplating.
The Duty Trap
We start off in life being very interested in pleasure and fun. In our earliest years, we do little but hunt out situations that will amuse us, pursuing our hedonistic...
How Does School Prepare Us For Work?
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That Sunday Evening Feeling
It descends, normally, between around 5pm and 7.30pm and can be at its height at six, especially when the weather is turning and the last of the daylight has burnished...