Unconscious bias is a hot topic these days in the field of diversity and inclusion and it is an issue that rightly deserves our attention. Research has identified more than 150 unconscious biases which influence our actions and decisions in ways we are not aware of, and which can negatively impact productivity, performance and motivation. […]
How do you feel when you hear the words “Do you mind if I give you some feedback?” Are you filled with excitement and curiosity or an impending sense of foreboding and doom? Most of us will experience the second reaction. Why is this the case? The world of neuroscience is now helping us understand […]
When people are asked what they want from life, many say they just want to be happy. What might surprise them, however, is that their social media habits might be undermining their quest and at the same time, increasing their stress levels.
As we get to this time in the business year, there seems to be greater pressure to do more and less personal energy available to do it. We haven’t had a public holiday for a while and many of us are keeping our leave available for the Christmas break and our summer holiday. Every day seems to be testing our ability to go the distance. So how do we manage our energy to ensure we make it to the finishing line in good shape this year?
‘For the first thirty years of your life you make your habits. For the last thirty years of your life, your habits make you’ – an old Hindu saying. As we learn more about the human brain and gain ongoing insights from Neuroscience research, the wisdom contained in this old Hindu saying is reinforced. Our habits definitely play a significant role in determining how we live our lives and what kind of person we become.