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The Psychology of Learning – Secrets of the Magicians!

Have you ever been astonished by a magician’s trick, and then tried to work out how ...

Great Pretender – Are You Free to Be Yourself at Work?

Have you ever received the career advice “just be yourself”? We’re often told to bri...

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Countdown to a Challenge – Can I Turn My Fears Into Fuel?

I’ve got a big challenge ahead, and I only have myself to blame. Six months ago, I signed a form to say that I would run 100 km in a d...

The Self-Promotion Trap – #MTtalk Roundup

Self-promotion is a great tool for building your career, but it can also be damaging if you use it recklessly. So how can you self-promote w...

Diversity of Thought Matters, Too

The more repertoires you can draw on to make decisions or solve problems, the more options emerge. And the better the outcomes will be. Cogn...

Fresh Ideas for a New Season – Your Top Tips!

As United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin put it, “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” ...

Ambition — Friend or Enemy? – #MTtalk Roundup

A healthy dose of ambition can help you to succeed in your career, but how much ambition is “healthy”? ...

Bring on Failure: Our Expert Interview With Bill Wooditch

“If you want to be successful, you need to fail more!” This bold statement is the opening line of Bill Woodi...

NSFW: To Share or Not to Share?

How to stay out of social media trouble at work and what to do if it all goes wrong ...

The Power of Appreciation

My line manager came into my office last week to thank me. Just one sentence: “Thank you, Valerie, for the wo...