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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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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...

Supporting a Traumatized Colleague – Join Our #MTtalk!

“We don’t heal in isolation, but in community.” ― S. Kelley Harrell, American author Please Join Us! What: #MTtalkW...

Safety at Work – How Do You Help Your Team to Feel OK?

We put this question to our followers on social media, and they all agreed on one thing. Being safe at work isn’t confined to steel bo...

#MTtalk Roundup: How to Be More Considerate at Work

“Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous – not just to some people in some circumstanc...

Working Moms and Daddy Day Care – the Hidden Side of Co-Parenting

When I woke up last Thursday, I had one target in mind: to get to work. Now, that might sound like an easily achievable objective to most, e...

Help Yourself: Our Expert Interview With Marianne Power

There’s a reason why self-help is a multibillion-dollar industry. It offers a magical commodity – the shot at a better life. Read th...

#MTtalk Roundup: The Art of Sensitive Conversations

“During a conversation, it is better to have an understanding without words, than words without understanding.” – Amit Kal...

Acting With Authenticity: Our Book Insight on “Brave Leadership”

Having built a coaching, writing and speaking career on being open, real and vulnerable, I really enjoyed the focus on authenticity in “Br...