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November 10, 2022

How Am I Feeling? It's Hard to Say

When my friend Pete told me that his cancer was back, I stammered some platitudes about always having hope, being strong. You know the sort of thing. What I simply couldn't do was ask him how he felt. And I've known him for over 30 years...

October 10, 2022

Armchair Psychology at Work – Thought of the Day

Labels can be hurtful, especially if the "diagnosis" is a mental illness. We share our thoughts and experiences with armchair psychology

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May 25, 2021

Language That Divides – #MTtalk Roundup

"Language conveys not only basic messages but also nuance. That's really important on social media that doesn't do great with inflections." - JKatzaman

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June 24, 2016

Working Abroad: 5 Tips for Success

So, you've said your goodbyes, signed the contract, and packed your bags. Now it's time to start on a new adventure, and take your working life abroad. A mixture of excitement and fear overtakes you, as you wonder if you're fully prepared, whether you've made the right choice, and what this could all mean for […]

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April 22, 2016

Don't Be a Boring Speaker!

One of the ways my colleagues and I used to pass the time during interminable and dreary meetings was to amuse ourselves with a game of "Buzzword Bingo." The rules were simple. We'd appear to be listening intently and taking notes as the speaker droned on, but we were just marking off the inevitable buzzwords […]

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