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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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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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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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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13 Sep 2019

Here are five things from around the web that we just had to share with you… The confidence gap Women are still less self-assured than men. But to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here’s what to do about it… How mentally strong people think It might be…

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31 May 2019

We’re ending a very hot week with five helpful and interesting things we’ve recently been reading about… How to be happy according to the most popular class at Yale Students, and the rest of us, are much more overwhelmed, stressed, anxious and depressed than we ever have been before….

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01 Apr 2019
Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month, so we are starting the month by sharing 5 tips and reminders to help you better manage your stress. “63% of employees find their work stressful” – Robert Half “4 in 10 employees think that stress is not handled well in their workplace” –…

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04 Mar 2019
Working remotely

These days it is pretty standard for us all to work from home at some point – some of us may do it every day and others just from time to time. Working remotely definitely provides a number of perks – including no commute and limited distractions from work…

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