Five benefits of looking for the opportunities in a crisis

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We’re not going to discover penicillin or invent blue jeans with every tricky situation we face. But having an attitude of approaching problems as if they contained opportunities will immediately bring us five Continue Reading →

Three ways to develop the key attitude of leadership

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The key attitude that defines leadership is the ability to see a problem as an opportunity. This is the attitude that enabled Alexander Fleming to turn a ‘failed’ lab experiment into life-saving penicillin. This is Continue Reading →

You will never reach your destination if…

Winston Churchill famously said: “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” A time of change brings many barking dogs. If Continue Reading →

Decision making in times of uncertainty (Stanford)

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A newly published Insight from Stanford Business School tells us something we probably already know: high levels of uncertainty make us less likely to take risks. Researchers found that when Continue Reading →

Study finds no correlation between personality at 14 years old and 77

Nikki Giovanni

The longest ever personality study has just compared the personalities of almost 200 people aged 77 and with the personalities of the same people when they were aged 14. It found that there is no correlation Continue Reading →