Why NOT to Put a Job-Hunt on I...

Dec 9, 2011 by

It’s a myth that companies stop all hiring in December Well, Christmas is fast approaching, the goose is getting scared, and...

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Listening: 7 Quick Tips to Get...

Dec 1, 2011 by

#1 Listening and hearing – know the difference! One of the most effective ways to influence people is to listen to them. Sounds...

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Is Pretending to Listen Costin...

Nov 25, 2011 by

Have you ever been accused of listening too much? His thoughts were slow, His words were few, and never formed to glisten. But he was...

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Is Your Explanatory Style Hind...

Nov 18, 2011 by

How do you raise the odds of interview success?  In my last blog we explored the effects of an optimistic or pessimistic explanatory...

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Is Your Explanatory Style Hind...

Nov 11, 2011 by

Introducing Shawn Achor… Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he...

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7 Tips to Make Storytelling Wo...

Oct 14, 2011 by

Lessons from Afghanistan… Recently, while on a short break in Portugal, I finally managed to read ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ by...

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Is Your Job Written in the STA...

Oct 3, 2011 by

4 seconds to engage the STAR drive. Last year Richard wrote a blog 4 Seconds to Change Your World in which he claimed it takes that...

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Are You Really the Most Credib...

Sep 29, 2011 by

How credible are you? A week or two ago, I attended the Renewables Roadshow at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton. As usual at these things,...

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Can an Attitude of Gratitude H...

Sep 21, 2011 by

Happiness and success: chicken or the egg? Losing your job is no fun. You may still have a mortgage, credit cards that need paying,...

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Can ‘Tigger-Happy’...

Sep 2, 2011 by

What is a ‘Tigger’? Tigger is a fictional tiger-like character from the Winnie-the-Pooh stories. He lives a happy life,...

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