Why it’s Good To Be a Loser
Our societies have advanced tendencies to label certain people ‘winners’ and others – logically enough – ‘losers’.
How to Enjoy Work on its Own Terms
In a perfect world, when it came to choosing an occupation, we would have only two priorities in mind: to find a job that we enjoyed, and to find a...
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.