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Creativity: it’s a walk in the park

Insights from the research center Next time you’re stuck on a thorny problem, walk it out. Researchers from Stanford University found that people unanimously scored higher on a creative thinking test when they did it walking versus sitting down. A leisurely stroll is just the break we need to reset rigid thinking and get those creative juices flowing. Insight in...
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Busting the millennial myths

It was 1993. In the early hours of a perfectly normal day, a lorry containing corned beef attempted a delivery to a British supermarket. Corned beef has a shelf life of seven years. But when the supermarket’s computer tried to check this, instead of subtracting 1993 from 2000 to get seven, it subtracted 93 from 00, to give -93. The...
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5 ways to…help people take responsibility

Performance appraisals are here again, with most managers hoping to make it through without tears and tantrums. But instead of a necessary evil to be endured, performance conversations offer a rare opportunity to help employees reflect, refocus and take responsibility for their career path. Here’s how. 1. Sell the benefits. What does the individual want most out of life –...
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5 ways to…build your brand

From selfies to status updates, social media means we’re hypersensitive to how others perceive us. Narcissistic? Perhaps. But bringing that self-awareness to the workplace can do wonders for our personal brand. ‘The late one’, ‘the charming one’, ‘the sarcastic one’ – everyone has a personal brand. It pays to polish yours before someone else does the honors for you. 1....
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