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Working From Home: It's Great for You and For Business

A company from Singapore conducted a two year study in which half of the staff worked from home for four days a week while the other half came into the office five days a week. The results showed an overall increase in productivity equivalent to approximately one workday. It also revealed that work from home employees tend to stay in their jobs longer and they're happier.

3 Ways to Motivate the Un-Motivated

Motivating another person is a challenge for every parent, manager, teacher, coach or leader. Where do you go when your considered request is met with apathy? Or worse? How do you motivate the un-motivated?

Busy For The Sake of Being Busy: how I finally started writing my book

Do you ever feel like you're busy for the sake of being busy? I know I do. Here's how I finally overcame that. In this article, I talk about what happens when you're just filled to the brim with ideas but get so overwhelming that you never get around to starting and how I overcame that to finally get started on writing my book.

Why Workplace Sexual Harassment Prevention Won't Work

Tracey Spicer and her social media following have compiled a list of 26 ideas for tackling sexual harassment against women in workplaces.

As a workplace psychologist I can tell you that most of the ideas in this list just won’t work.

How To Use Your Brain to Make 2018 Outstanding

Do you plan for a new year? Or for January alone?

There’s a structure in the human brain about the size of a brussels sprout. It’s called the lateral frontal pole and it’s uniquely human*. It gives us a super power that no other creature has. It allows us to plan into the future, be flexible in our decision making and to learn from our past experience.

The New Year is the perfect time to put your lateral frontal pole to use. Many of us start the year with a sense of something new that we want to achieve. Get fit. Find a new job. Save money.