How neuroscience can improve your focus and goal-driven behaviour.

How neuroscience can improve your focus and goal-driven behaviour.

Gartner predicts that by 2021, over 25% of companies would use brain-based principles and neuroscience to improve the way learning professionals work. You can improve the learning curve, leadership outcomes, and impact the unconscious brain. More than 90% of your brain's learning is unconscious. Therefore, companies should invest more in decision-making, intuition and creativity. Brain [...]

Dealing with workplace stress

Dealing with workplace stress

According to the Regus Group, "Stress levels in the workplace are rising with 6  in 10 workers in major global economies experiencing increased workplace stress." In the United Kingdom, work-related illness cost £28.3 billion per year according to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.  The increasing levels of  job-related stress is taking a toll on our health. Workplace stress increases the risk of heart attack, accelerates [...]

Are you procrastinating? Would you like to make sense of this?

Are you procrastinating? Would you like to make sense of this?

Why are we, as humans, always waiting until the last minute to get started on a major project or assignment? Some might use the argument, I work better under pressure. Surely that creates an adrenaline rush needed for creativity, but equally I would argue it can overwhelm you. So I am not saying here that [...]

Do we need emotional intelligence? How are you managing change in the organisation?

Do we need emotional intelligence?  How are you managing change in the organisation?

As a wellbeing practitioner and healthcare consultant for the National Health Service in the United Kingdom, I treated patients suffering with anxiety, other mood disorders, long term health conditions and phobias. Many were distressed due to the demands of the workplace, due to poor leadership, toxic working relationships and poor communication regarding change. Many other [...]