What’s the best music for working?

‘Music for working’ – which picture best matches your response to that idea? Is it this? Image by vectomart (Monalisa Dakshi) / Deposit Photos Or this? Image by ramonakaulitzki (Ramona Kaulitzki) / Deposit Photos When I’m not facilitating workshops or in client meetings, chances are I’m either working at home (bliss, yet sometimes domesticity gets… Read more

Psychology stuff round-up

Image by Santalucia Art Inc. / Deposit Photos Thought I’d try a different approach this week: rather than me wittering on, here’s a brief round-up of my favourite recent psychology articles. Let me know what you think. Mental health in the news Mental health has been in the news a great deal lately, notably thanks… Read more

10 tips for managing a high performer

Image by macrovector (Askold Romanov) / Deposit Photos So you’ve noticed that one of your team is turning out to be a star performer. First of all, congratulations – lucky you for having a high performer on your team. Second of all, well done for noticing – all too often, great performance is barely acknowledged,… Read more

Get those trainers on: it’s Walk to Work Day

Image by Igor Stevanovic / Deposit Photos OK, I’m biased: going for a walk is one of my favourite ways to unwind. So I couldn’t resist a big shout out for Walk to Work Day this Friday. Here in the UK our Chief Medical Officer recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise each week… Read more