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EQ for Busy People

9 Tips to create a calming zone for yourself at Work, Home and Play Nowadays most of us have to adapt to multiple changes at work and home. Increases in work pressure mixed with constant change and uncertainty can become very stressful. Hillary Scarlet says “...

Ten Design Lessons from Ikebana

  Space is as important as positive elements. Learn to see space. Space allows other elements to “breathe” and connect. Empty space is a powerful amplifier, helping to create a whole that is more engaging than the mere sum of the individual parts. Suggestion and...

The value of positivity at work

(Origininally written for Deloitte Wellness Newsletter - 2014) All human beings want to be happy, healthy and live a good life. The pursuit of happiness has been studied and written about by philosophers and poets since time immemorial. Today great companies such as...

Mindfulness Practice: Breathe like a Tree

This simple grounding activity is valuable to calm your mind and gather your wits, before, during or after challenging situations. It works well for anxiety, frustration or other stress inducing situations. Trees are able to breathe in the toxic air such as carbon,...

Strengthsbuilder Practices

Strengths: That which you do well (competent) and energizes you. Leadership in the innovation economy arises not by formal appointment, but is earned through a powerful core mission and creative imagination, inspiring others through direct experience, taking a stance,...

Talent management for the digital future

The race for attracting and retaining talented digital experts, is on. One of the elements that stand in the way of change and retaining high demand skills, are that current traditional talent practices that are widely used, were build for a previous age, IT platforms...