Pay Alone Won’t Motivate Us

I recently watched an entertaining TedTalk by Daniel Ariely. While Ariely’s style is engaging, his research is thorough. He’s done the hard work of gathering the necessary data to identify what constitutes effective employee engagement. I am emphasizing the science in Ariely’s work Read More…

Why you need lots of good quality sleep

Sleep loss affects work performance, ethics, memory and health. Sleep is hugely under-rated as a cognitive enhancer – proper sleep is a necessity for learning and memory, processes at the core of cognition writes Professor Shane O’Mara. © http://rickr-d.com/ But sleep has lots more functions than enhancing cognition. Insomnia is Read More…

Leading High Performance Business Teams

When we talk about high performance teams, we usually think about sport; a group of people who wear matching shirts and operates under a single team name. While this might be a way to create a memorable metaphor for high Read More…

The secret known by all successful communicators

How many times have you heard yourself saying any of the following? That’s not what I meant You weren’t listening That’s not what I said You didn’t understand me I thought you meant… If you are like most people then Read More…