The use of mindfulness techniques in the corporate world could actually do more harm than good to employees, having little more than a ‘band aid’ or ‘quick fix’ effect, according to new research from Durham University Business School.
There are plenty of businesses that aim to deal with stress in the workplace through aftercare HR initiatives: sponsored therapy sessions, on-site yoga lessons, free gym memberships and so on. However, whilst these initiatives are worthy…
For many of us, work is not just a source of income – it’s an essential source of identity, fulfilment, and self-worth, and some enlightened employers are waking up to the idea that the health of their businesses is inextricably linked to…
You thought your day couldn’t get any worse - but then you find out your friends are doing something fun without you, you lose your keys, or the scales say you have stuck on some weight.
Just like a ship has a radar to detect what’s going on around it, as a leader you need to have your radar out to notice what’s happening in your inner world, within yourself, and the outer world of people and environments.
Who doesn’t want an innovative culture? The kind that generates innovations like bureaucracies generate paperwork, and which disrupts industries so often it becomes business as usual?