Category: Science

For an old misanthrope such as yours truly, books on positive psychology are equally a challenge and a good idea. With “The Happiness Advantage“ Harvard graduate and fellow consultant Shawn Acor did a wonderful job of making an elegant, simple, extensive[…]

Do you worry a lot? Chances are you do. In our business world there are a multitude of threats, pressures and uncertainties. Leaders and managers have to act within an economic VUCA environment, a web of stakeholders, strategies, performance targets[…]

We all know that critical self-talk can harm our well-being and performance. But surprising research from the University of Illinois* suggests that even self-motivation is not an ideal choice either. According to scientists Senay, Albarracin and Noguchi we’re better off[…]