Flexible work should not be a perk or a privilege. Implemented correctly, it benefits both company and employee
Swapping traditional psychometric tests for game-based assessments has the potential to provide more accurate measures of cognitive ability – and increase the fun factor.
For Olympian Libby Trickett, regular mental health checks have been her secret weapon - in the water and out
Moments of pure absorption in your work provide powerful insights that help to boost your wellbeing and performance
Open-plan offices and hot-desking are taking a toll on workplace relationships. Modern offices are making workers less friendly rather than more, as they struggle with noise, distractions and a lack of belonging.
Our fast-changing world will require new responses. Critical thinking will be important to ensure we can navigate the complexities of modern times. But what is it?
A state of being totally absorbed in an activity, in which we feel both adequately challenged and equipped with the skills to meet the challenge. The concept forms part of ‘positive psychology’. Flow, also referred to as being in the zone, was developed by the psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi. He has linked achieving flow to increased…
In high-risk occupations, leaders can protect the health of their staff by promoting certain behaviours like getting enough sleep, dealing with grief or talking up about stress.
Many professions - paramedics, police, firefighters - involve helping people in traumatic circumstances but witnessing trauma has its own effects that can haunt people for life.
Developing connections outside traditional hierarchies can help organisations and employees to become more efficient, creative and better able to deal with complex problems.