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Happiness at work: The ROI of happy workplaces and employees

The science of happiness is changing the way we work, think and live. After a decade of psychological research and inquiry into what makes people happy, the value happy employees bring to work has ...
By Sophie Francis | 4 February 2014
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Managing change in organisations: A positive, emotionally intelligent approach

When organisations or government departments embark on large-scale change, whether to cut costs, institute reform, acquire assets or increase advantage, they often underestimate the hidden costs and ...
By Sophie Francis | 25 November 2013
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Busting myths in positive psychology

Positive psychology is a flourishing field. It has positively altered the direction and language of mainstream psychology, opening career opportunities in coaching, counselling and organisational ...
By Sophie Francis | 13 November 2012
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Emotional intelligence: Why does it matter?

  “We cannot check our emotions at the door because emotion and thought are linked—they cannot, and should not, be separated.”[1] David Caruso. We are working in increasingly complex and competitive ...
By Sue Langley | 22 June 2012
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The neuroscience of change: Why it's difficult and what makes it easier

Why do people find it so hard to change when they know it’s good for them? Even when faced with a life-threatening situation, people tend to resist change despite knowing the repercussions. Studies ...
By Sue Langley | 23 May 2012
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How emotionally intelligent are your financial advisers?

Expert financial advisers are masters at using emotional intelligence to deepen client relationships and instil trust. A recent study by the Association of Financial Advisers found that what ...
By Keith Peel | 9 February 2012
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