Work is a huge part of our lives. Here our experts give the low-down on everything from productivity to leadership

Overcoming pessimism and self- limiting assumptions

As an ex head-hunter and now coach and mentor, I often come across people who are prone to self limiting assumptions and sadly, these often become self fulfilling. For some people these derive from a pessimistic mind set and for others, they are picked up along the way, through adverse childhood or career experiences for example. Once you have identified the tendency, the harder question is what to do about it?
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Jan 26, 2015

Back To Work

This week, many people are returning to work after the break. It can be a struggle, so what's the meaning of work?
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Jan 07, 2015

Relax in the doing!

As I was driving on the motorway the other day, overtaking a huge lorry with my little car, I suddenly realised I was very tense on the stirring wheel and my body was leaning forward as if trying to overtake the lorry with my body and not with my car!
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Jan 05, 2015

Why You Shouldn't Work During the Holidays (and What You Should Do Instead)

What are your plans for the holidays? If you're anything like me, you're looking forward to time with family, and the chance to have a well-earned rest. But might you also be figuring that now would be a great time to catch up on your email backlog? Or to clear the admin you've de-prioritized ahead of doing essential year-end stuff (not to mention turning up at office parties?) If so, I have a bit of advice: Don't.
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Dec 22, 2014

Real power means letting go..

Many people spend a great deal of time and energy trying to control their lives, careers, partners or loved ones to achieve the outcomes they desire and this is often the path to unhappiness and disappointment. It is only by taking the braver course of letting go, with all of the uncertainty which that entails, that you can thrive in a state of flow and enjoy lifes rich surprises and texture.
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Sep 09, 2014