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Read our articles which refer to significant observations, findings or scientific studies.


It is an unprecedented time of change for UK businesses. Do you know the facts about how our brain responds to threats or perceived threats – and even better, how it responds to reward or perceived reward? Read about the 3:1 technique you can use in communication to provide calm and progress.

When you employee comes to you with a questions, wouldn’t it be beneficial if you understood the real need behind each request? We humans tend to talk in code through lack of self-awareness or lack of time. Dr Marshall reveals […]

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On the face of it the evidence is counter intuitive. Be part of a small organisation (or be self-employed) and cash flow worries are more acute, jobs are invariably less secure and you’re far more likely to be worried about where the next commission or contract is coming from. So why are people in small organisations less stressed than people in large ones?

Trust and other words

“Too many people,” says Ann Francke, Chief Executive of the CMI, “don’t trust managers.”1 As the CMI’s own paper2 demonstrated in 2013, 80% of employees don’t think their manager sets a good example. But aside from lowering their personal standing with their staff, does whether you can trust your manager really matter?