Four Questions to Spark Innovation
The stresses of running any business with even moderate success are pretty much all consuming. It’s no wonder, therefore, if enterprises sometimes lack the time to stand back and think...
What Empathy is - and Why We Need It
We know that empathy is a deeply important quality, which enables us to see the world as it looks through other, normally very different, eyes.
Coping with Self-Criticism
We almost all have a character inside our minds whom we might call the inner critic.
How to be an Entrepreneur
The dream of becoming an entrepreneur is extremely common. Putting the plan in action requires many things, most importantly: a really great idea.
How to Be Charming When Talking About Yourself
It’s sometimes assumed that talking too much about ourselves is rude; and asking questions of others is polite and charming. But the distinction is not quite so simple.
Why Feedback Matters
For most of human history and in almost all places it would have seemed absurd for employers to give their employees personal feedback.
How to Get In Touch With Your Feelings
Feelings we haven’t got a handle on wreak havoc on our work. They force themselves forward in troubling, furious and depressed ways. They buckle and strain the system.
How Our Past (and Present) Can Help Us Find a Career
When addressing the question of what we might do in our work, we should have the confidence to believe that large portions of a sound answer are already in us.
You’re Less Fragile Than You Think...
One of the characteristic flaws of our minds is to exaggerate how fragile we might be; to assume that life would be impossible far earlier than it in fact would be.