Are you addicted to busyness?

Jayne Morris explores our modern day cultural addiction to busyness. Being busy and overworked has become part of our current collective conditioning because we often equate busyness with self-worth and status.  The moment we wake up in the morning we are already busy thinking about all of the things we need to do throughout the ...

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Changing the Culture of Churn ‘Em and Burn ‘Em

The growing culture of overwork is becoming increasingly endemic and is not just a problem in the UK, USA or Australia. In several western countries patterns of overwork are emerging in both public and private sectors. Long working hours are particularly entrenched in investment banking culture. The tragic death of Moritz Erhardt, a 21 year ...

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The Courage to Cry

Crying is a perfectly natural and healthy way of expressing and releasing emotion for both men and women. Although tears can be created purely as a reflex reaction to something blowing in our eyes or the scent of an onion, they are also shed as part of complex neurophysiological process enabling us to connect with ...

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Battle of the Sexes?

Several global thought leaders have started to explore why women continue to struggle to survive, let alone thrive in the male dominated business world.   Recent statistics issued by the US State Department in January 2012 suggest that in corporate America only 17% of board level positions are held by women.  The Inter-Parliamentary Union revealed that ...

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Change Your Thoughts to Change Your Life

The phrases we hear regularly as children become our inner voice.  They impact our thinking and therefore our actions and how we live our life.  If we grow up hearing positive and empowering things like “You can do anything if you put your mind to it” then we will believe we can move mountains, set ...

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