Look 'em straight in the eye we were told - Eye contact increases resistance to persuasion

Look 'em straight in the eye we were told - Eye contact increases resistance to persuasion
"Intentionally maintaining direct eye contact led to less persuasion than did gazing at the mouth" How many management communications training tell us ' to make strong eye contact' to be more convicing? Recent research at the University of British Columbia looked at eye contact patterns and persuasion. It concluded that we are more easily...
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Your Personal Brand? What do You Project & Does it Help You (influence others, get things done, people to trust you)?

Your Personal Brand? What do You Project & Does it Help You (influence others, get things done, people to trust you)?
Our Personal Brand is a little like our home. We must keep it clean, and ensure our Inner Brand (the internal workings) are kept in good order. Taking full responsibility for your Personal Brand can almost be a full-time job. The Huffington Post looks at some key areas to examine to keep your personal brand on tip top form.http://www.huffingto...
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Your Personal Brand? What do You Project & Does it Help You (influence others, get things done, people to trust you)?

Your Personal Brand? What do You Project & Does it Help You (influence others, get things done, people to trust you)?
Our Personal Brand is a little like our home. We must keep it clean, and ensure our Inner Brand (the internal workings) are kept in good order. Taking full responsibility for your Personal Brand can almost be a full-time job. The Huffington Post looks at some key areas to examine to keep your personal brand on tip top form.http://www.huffingto...
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Brain Hero - Growing Kids up To Manage Life's Stresses - Harvard Video Guide to Resilience in Adulthood - Brilliant!

Brain Hero - Growing Kids up To Manage Life's Stresses - Harvard Video Guide to Resilience in Adulthood - Brilliant!
The complexities of parenting are many - this wonderful 3 minute video from Harvard explains a strategy for fostering resilience in your children from birth...This short video is based on the Simm City/Guitar Hero kids games. http://www.albertafamilywellness.org/resources/video/brain-heroMany thanks to the Alberta Family Wellness Initiative.&n...
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4 Life Saving Tip From Adrianna Huffington.....Survive & Thrive Your Career

4 Life Saving Tip From Adrianna Huffington.....Survive & Thrive Your Career
Amoung the publicity for Ms Huffingtons new book 'Thrive' some key tips on survival in the digital workplace....http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2014/05/05/4-life-changing-concepts-arianna-huffington-taught-me/2/
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The Top 5 Questions You Can Ask as a New Manager

The Top 5 Questions You Can Ask as a New Manager
New to management or new team.  Some useful hints and tip from this blog on Linkedinhttps://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140318013722-6200057-5-questions-every-new-manager-should-ask
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The Top 5 Questions You Can Ask as a New Manager

The Top 5 Questions You Can Ask as a New Manager
New to management or new team.  Some useful hints and tips from this blog on Linkedinhttps://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140318013722-6200057-5-questions-every-new-manager-should-ask
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How Your Brain is Built - How Childhood Experience Shapes the Brain's Stress Response

How Your Brain is Built - How Childhood Experience Shapes the Brain's Stress Response
Essential viewing, this lovely & simple cartoon shows how parenting has a direct impact on a childs resilience....share please, we need to get this information out there!http://www.albertafamilywellness.org/resources/video/how-brains-are-built-core-story-brain-development  
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How do you manage grumpy people and their effect on the team?

How do you manage grumpy people and their effect on the team?
Managing Grumpy PeopleCoping With Team Members' Negative Moods On any given day, the people we manage experience a whole range of emotions. They can be happy, sad, angry, cheerful, frustrated, and, at times, grumpy.It is especially challenging to manage people who are consistently grumpy. Their negative energy can cast a shadow of gloom over a...
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51% of adults wouldn't come forward to get the kids treated for mental health issues claims study...

51% of adults wouldn't come forward to get the kids treated for mental health issues claims study...
"Half of all diagnosable mental health conditions start before the age of 14 and 75% by the age of 21, so identifying children at the earliest opportunity is crucial in setting them on the best path in life."Investing in early intervention is crucial - not doing so comes at a high price for those battling a mental health condition, and also costs t...
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Friends at Work + Leadership Role = Boundary Alert!

Friends at Work + Leadership Role = Boundary Alert!
One of the commonest issues that shows up on management and Leadership courses "I've recently been promoted out of my team into the Teams management role"Boundary alert! This sort of promotion is usually on the back of a good business case, it however doesn't factor in the boundary resets that are required in order for your 'friends' within that ne...
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Is your workplace a "Stress Factory"?

Is your workplace a "Stress Factory"?
Insert the Why, How, When (and How long for) and Who for a project or task and workplace pressure is managed by workplace leaders much more effectively, 4 key consideration to reduce unecessary workplace pressure and increase workplace wellbeing.http://www.psychologytoday.com/collections/201402/the-right-amount-stress/is-your-workplace-stress-facto...
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IQ v EQ? More Studying for Our Children to Compete with Chinese?

IQ v EQ? More Studying for Our Children to Compete with Chinese?
As the Chinese Education system reveals it's intensity, are we faced with shaping up by putting our kids under more pressure to spend longer studying? Many parents are already 'full' in terms of how much they give to kids in extra cirricula activites, more studying could only take away from this.What implications does this have for children of the ...
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If your on the top you feel closer to others (but they don't necessarily feel the same way!)

If your on the top you feel closer to others (but they don't necessarily feel the same way!)
Great nugget from Brain Games, that show on National Geographic thats fast becoming cult status....http://www.livescience.com/43511-power-illusion-closeness.htmlPower Leads to Illusions of Closeness: http://http://www.livescience.com/43511-power-illusion-closeness.htmlhttp://www.livescience.com/43511-power-illusion-closeness.html
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