There is increasing evidence that open plan flooring is bad for productivity and bad for your health – but executives aren’t yet paying attention. Here’s why.
Saying the right thing at the right time is critical to getting what you want. Here are five powerful tips for communicating effectively.
Stress is a normal part of life but if you find that the smallest things can send you into a panic or if you feel stressed out every day of the week then you need to seek change. Here are six warning signs to watch out for and five things you can do to make it better.
Studies have shown that your mood in the morning will affect how you feel for the entire workday. Because of that waking up right, and having the right morning rituals in place can have an enormous impact on your productivity and your sense of wellbeing.
Work, life, family, health – is having it all a real possibility? Yes, say these seven wellness CEOs.
In the workplace of today we connect with colleagues around the office via Slack and Skype and collaborate on documents in the cloud – so working remotely makes perfect sense. However, there are some serious challenges to working remotely.
Accepted medical science has it that stress is bad for you, while happiness correlates with good health and longevity. However, new research suggests that access to a spectrum of positive emotions might be the key to health.
The 9-to-5 workday may be a thing of the past but for contemporary knowledge workers, the answer might not be to work more but actually to work less – specifically for 4 hours a day.
While pressure can get effective results, negative behaviours can also develop into outright bullying – with extremely negative consequences for the team and for the business.
Whereas historically, employees stayed with a company for their entire career, the workers of today are likely to have many different roles with many different companies. This sea change has fundamentally upended ideas of how businesses train and develop staff.
If management responds to every instance of bad behaviour by creating a new item in the office rulebook then the situation can quickly become nightmarish. Here are just some of the terrible rules that businesses come up with in a bid to regulate their workforces.
It’s generally accepted that having the option to work remotely increases staff productivity. However, a recent survey found that the percentage of US workers who did at least some of their work remotely had fallen.
Opening up about yourself can be a great way of getting to know people. However, there are some things you should simply never discuss.
You might be justifiably sceptical of people who go on holiday ‘to find themselves’ but there really are some profound benefits to travelling.
In a data-driven world of metrics and reports, it’s easy for organisations to become fixated on performance. However, that focus may actually create a thoroughly rotten corporate culture.
Your first step to success is defining what it actually means for you – and there are plenty of negative behaviours which will make you miserable, wherever you are in life and however much you’re earning.
Putting on an act at work is exhausting and it dulls your creative spirit. As a result, you might feel as though you’re letting yourself …
There are lots of ways companies try to create a sense of happiness. But what if forcing employees into being happy is actually hurting their performance and overall mental health?
The pursuit of happiness is long-winded and can really wear you down. Do you know what’s easier? The voyage to sadness Maybe you want to be the saddest saddo sailing on the sea of sadness.
Here are seven easy steps to point you in the direction of total misery from CGP Grey and Randy Paterson.
When you’re trying to achieve something, thinking about the opposite of what you want is what we call ‘inversion thinking’ – a skill that author James Clear believes is crucial.
Research suggests that people who make vision boards and constantly think about what life will be like once they’ve achieved their goals are less likely to achieve them.
Reshma Suajani has strong views on how striving for perfection and achieving credentials can be a dead end for women.
Her alternative? Allowing female students to ‘fail well’and teaching them to be brave.