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Solving the transfer problem

What does workout Wednesday's mean at Campbell Soup Co.?
Feb 23, 2015 by Sebastian Bailey
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Why do unfair bosses make stronger teams?

Of all the ways to build team cohesiveness, acting unfair and irrational probably isn’t top of the list
Jan 08, 2015 by Sebastian Bailey
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Bah humbug: it’s the yearly review

The most wonderful time of the year? Not when performance reviews are looming
Dec 16, 2014 by Octavius Black
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How to give praise that doesn’t sound fake

Praise can often fall short of impacting an individual, find out how to make it last
Oct 13, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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The 5 attitudes that stifle creativity

INC Magazine shares five attitudes that kill creative thought before it’s begun.
Sep 24, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Are you a stimulation addict?

In a new study published in Science the results are illuminating, shocking even (literally).
Sep 11, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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TGI Monday: The office as a new haven of calm?

We’re less stressed at work than at home, we just don’t know it
Sep 08, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Three ingredients that can make any job the ‘best’

The type of work we do has no impact on how we feel about it.
Aug 11, 2014 by Octavius Black
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New mindset requires new learning

Building a high performance culture at Metlife
Jul 09, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Changing the performance management mindset

It’s time to focus less on the system and more on performance conversations that motivate.
Jul 01, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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How to get new leaders up to speed fast

Sebastian Bailey, President of Mind Gym reveals the secrets to onboarding success.
May 20, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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The pay for performance fallacy

There are valuable assets at work that money just can't buy.
May 01, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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People should be themselves at work, but bosses need to let them

Diversity may be a current buzzword but its oft-overlooked partner, inclusion, is the real key to happier employees.
Mar 24, 2014 by Octavius Black
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When investment is higher in desks than team leaders

On average £1,414 is spent on manager training, roughly the same as the office furniture they're provided with.
Feb 04, 2014 by Octavius Black
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The best route to better staff

It’s a tale of two performance management approaches: as Microsoft scraps ‘rank and yank’, Yahoo! introduces it.
Nov 11, 2013 by Octavius Black
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Leading into the unknown

Five leadership characteristics to help leaders find success
Apr 16, 2015 by Sebastian Bailey
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How to increase your emotional IQ

A recent study revealed the 7 traits that make up EI
Mar 05, 2015 by Sebastian Bailey
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Solving the productivity gap with psychology

Businesses will get far greater return by looking at the psychology of human behaviour at work
Feb 27, 2015 by Octavius Black
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How to get results with visualization

Visualization is the poster-child for positive thinking, but is it all it’s cracked up to be?
Jan 09, 2015 by Sebastian Bailey
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4 ways to minimize conflict

We all know arguments can go in circles. Learn how to prevent reoccurring conflict.
Dec 22, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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How to really keep resolutions

Make your New Year's resolutions more than just your first week of January's to-do list
Dec 31, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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7 ways managers make their teams miserable

We’ve identified the top 7 management mistakes that eliminate team spirit.
Dec 15, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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The bottom line is Tesco’s culture needs to change

Octavius Black, CEO of Mind Gym shares his views on corporate culture change
Oct 04, 2014 by Octavius Black
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The answer to transfer

Businesses spend billions on training, but estimates say only 15% of people actually alter their behavior.
Oct 29, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Why you need to add a little more stress in your day

Find out these simple ways to leverage the positive side of stress.
Oct 01, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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To change minds appeal to values, not attitudes

New research into convincing people to your point of view
Sep 11, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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How changing your mind can make you feel happier, earn more and live for longer

Forget glass half full versus glass half empty comparisons; successful people have a grasp of their locus of control
Sep 17, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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In a problem-solving state of mind

Our attention is always either absorbed in internal chatter or focused on what’s going on around us.
Sep 10, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Put the pleasure principle to work

Big companies struggle to deal with employees’ stress, but the fix may be simple.
Sep 09, 2014 by Octavius Black
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5 fool-proof ways to end procrastination today

You’ve done it. We’ve all done it. Everyone experiences procrastination at some point.
Aug 29, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Can you overcome inbuilt bias?

A study tested 17 scientific interventions aimed at reducing racial prejudice, with fascinating results.
Aug 14, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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No one wants to be on the outside looking in

Unconscious bias against people who are different damages business output, no doubt about it.
Jul 14, 2014 by Octavius Black
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In boom or bust, is HR worth it?

The best place to invest is in talent
Aug 08, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Can personality predict performance?

Apparently there is such thing as an ‘ideal employee’ – and it’s all down to their character.
Jul 08, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Who makes a better leader: a man or a woman

New research suggests that the relative merit of male vs. female leaders depends very much on who you ask.
Jul 07, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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The fine art of getting your way

Octavius Black, CEO of Mind Gym reveals how a little psychological insight provides a solution.
Jun 14, 2014 by Octavius Black
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Inclusion begins with understanding the self

We are primed to spot difference among our peers and gravitate towards those who are like us.
May 21, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Why diversity can be bad for business (and inclusion is the answer)

Companies that create inclusive cultures are 45% more likely to have a better market share.
May 20, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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The unrecognized action that kills engagement

Everyday ‘micro-inequities’ have a similar effect to physical pain, and passive bystanders make it worse
May 01, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Tell the top the bottom line is happy shoppers

Disney’s research into why customers leave reveals that 66% of the time it’s due to an indifferent employee.
Apr 21, 2014 by Octavius Black
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The art of high-performer employee maintenance

This article explores top tips on how to keep top performers thriving.
Apr 01, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Is hierarchy helping or harming your organization?

Form your opinion on the holacracy approach
Mar 20, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Are your top performers picked on?

Research suggests that top performers can be subject to hidden sabotage at work
Feb 04, 2014 by Sebastian Bailey
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Getting your top performers to change is not easy

Assessing staff not just on what they accomplish, but how, requires managers to act when stars behave badly.
Jan 26, 2014 by Octavius Black
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An entrepreneur’s wish list for 2014

An entrepreneurs' club that includes Innocent and Moonpig has made four new year requests.
Jan 04, 2014 by Octavius Black
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Support parent power and workers will keep on giving

It’s time to harness parent power.
Nov 03, 2013 by Octavius Black
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