Last week I wrote about generosity and success – how givers are at both the top and bottom of the success charts. I mentioned that the successful givers differentiate themselves by taking a win-win attitude: they consider their own interests as well as the interests of the people they’re giving to.There’s more to say on […]
Does Generosity Create Success?
There are takers, matchers, and givers. Takers are people who are always out for their own gain. Matchers like to evenly match their giving and taking. Givers just give. How do you think they compare?According to Adam Grant, in his book Give and Take, the least successful are givers. Studies in the fields of engineering, medicine, […]
Do We Know Too Much?
There are so many different benefits of Mindfulness, I’m always interested to know what people are most interested in. So I was really pleased to hear from Julia, an L&D specialist for a large energy provider: A radio interview with Ruby Wax talking about mindfulness caught my ear a couple of years ago. She made a lot […]
Leaving The Office On Time
November 5th – here in the UK it’s “Bonfire Night,” an evening of festivity and fireworks. So lots of us will be thinking, “How can I get away from the office on time, even though there’s too much to do?” One option is to simply try and cram it all in. But today is also […]
The Power of a Positive No
What do you do when you’ve got too much to do? You can work your tail off and get it all done (but at a cost to health, relationships and happiness in general). Or you can fall behind (and let people down). Its not a great choice, is it? So let’s step back and see […]