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How to Make New Year’s Resolutions and Stick to Them

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions and Stick to Them

Although we see December as the month to be jolly and sing along to “All I want for Christmas is You”, it is also an exciting time when we sit down, grab a pen and paper, and write down what we would like to achieve in the next year. We often look for advice on […]
The Pandemic Impact on Gender Equality at Work

The Pandemic Impact on Gender Equality at Work

It is undeniable that 2020 has been a year of change, uncertainty and challenges for many of us. Studies investigating the effect of the pandemic on people’s lives have brought to light something concerning. They have shown that one group has been particularly badly affected by the impact of Covid-19 at work – women. In […]
Virtual Leadership – Effectively Managing Virtual Teams

Virtual Leadership – Effectively Managing Virtual Teams

It is undeniable that the world has changed dramatically in the past ten months and so has the way businesses operate across the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it the need to make quick changes and adapt to new ways of working in a professional landscape riddled with uncertainty. Organisations were suddenly faced with […]
An ‘Agile Approach’ for Business Survival of COVID-19

An ‘Agile Approach’ for Business Survival of COVID-19

This year we have seen the most disruptive change to business on a national and international level. Seven months ago, the ‘normal’ way of working for most of us was commuting to the office, face-to-face meetings, chatting to colleagues over cups of coffee, and maybe the occasional after-work drinks. However, the arrival of COVID-19 has […]
Tangible action is needed to tackle racism in the workplace

Tangible action is needed to tackle racism in the workplace

Following our statement ‘Enough is Enough’ in response to the #BlackLivesMatter movement, feedback from our readers suggest that guidance on what tangible action can be taken by individuals and their organisations may be helpful to tackle racial inequality in their workplace. Why take action now? Following the brutal killing of George Floyd in the US […]
How to Boost Motivation: Theories and Implications

How to Boost Motivation: Theories and Implications

Motivation is something many of us would like more of – in lots of aspects of our lives! We probably all know someone who is extremely motivated towards their goals and often achieving great things. We’ve all heard the expression “Hard work pays off”. So how can we boost our motivation? This article outlines two […]
Our response to Black Lives Matter

Our response to Black Lives Matter

Enough is Enough We have reflected on how we should respond to #BlackLivesMatter and to the callous and brutal murder of George Floyd in the US. We did not want to say something for the sake of it. Instead, we waited until we could all discuss it as a diverse team and share our experiences. […]
The Psychology of Teams: Group biases

The Psychology of Teams: Group biases

How many times have you wished to better understand what is holding your team back? Research into group psychology may have the answer to this question. In this article, we explore five common group biases; shared information bias, decision-making bias, groupthink, polarization and escalation of commitment. We explain how they can obstruct performance and the […]
The Psychology of a Growth Mindset

The Psychology of a Growth Mindset

Whether you’re thinking about job performance, starting your own business, getting through the pandemic or being a parent, having a growth mindset can make the difference between success and failure. “It all depends on how we look at things, and not on how things are in themselves” – C. G. Jung What is a growth […]
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