28 Nov 2022

Stress levels and burnout continue to rise, with some new data highlighting the crisis: 84% – Of workers reported at least one mental health challenge over the last year. (Lyra Health) 66% – The increase in common mental health conditions since the pandemic worldwide. (World Health Organisation, 2022) 61% – Of employees…

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07 Jun 2022

Modern life is taking away our ability to focus. Technology is fragmenting our time and concentration. With this, our productivity – alongside our cognitive and mental health – is being eroded. The below facts will help you take stock of the cost of these distractions. Through improving our concentration, we…

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10 May 2022

We need to reverse the misconception that failure is bad. Failure brings with it many lessons and provides opportunities for growth and development. It’s also impossible to innovate without sometimes failing along the way.  Lesson #1 – Failure brings knowledge Failure teaches us things. Thomas Edison famously failed nearly 1,000…

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05 Nov 2021
Multi-tasking

Do you think you are an expert multi-tasker? Well think again. Multi-tasking does not work and here we explain why. You’ll soon realise that ‘single-tasking’ is the way to go. You can’t actually do it The brain is not built for multi-tasking. When you think you are multi-tasking what…

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14 Oct 2021
Anxiety Explained

The UK is considered to be one of the most anxious nations on earth. Here, we are going to explore exactly what anxiety is and how we can better manage the symptoms.  What is anxiety? Anxiety is the fear of something bad happening. We are never anxious about anything happening…

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18 Jul 2021

Work is a constant battle against our inboxes and the true impact it is having on our productivity and mental health is shocking… By 2019 the average worker was sending and receiving 126 business emails per day, which works out about one message every four minutes. (Radicati Group Inc,…

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12 Apr 2021

This week we take a look at all the themes coming out as companies consider a move back to the ‘real’ office.  Major companies scrap plans to cut back on offices. As remote working takes a toll and they decide what the ‘new normal’ is.  Citigroup orders Zoom-free Fridays…

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08 Oct 2020

In March, we began the largest work-from-home experiment in history. But what impact is working from home having on productivity, collaboration and wellbeing?  Well, with it now being over six months since we started working from home, the data is in. We can now see clearly what is –…

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27 Aug 2020

Five interesting reads for you around this interesting and changing world of work… Does your company have a long-term plan for remote work? Top companies like Facebook and Twitter have been sharing their plans. Are ideas getting harder to find? Innovation appears to be getting harder because of the…

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18 May 2020

It is still unclear as to when we will be returning to the ‘office’ – but when we do, we’ll be returning to a world of work that is very different to what we are used to. Even before Covid-19 we had been seeing much needed transformation in the…

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