Messy Desk the key to creativity?

The key to unlocking your inner creative genius?Just when we thought scientists might be running out of things to research in the workplace along comes the messy desk v tidy desk study from the University of Minnesota. Buckle up your seat belts and let your mind hoover up this piece of ground breaking research and see if you agree with its conclusions. New studies, conducted by psychological scientist Kathleen Vohs and fellow researchers at the University of Minnesota have [...]

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Being a manager can be good for your brain

New research shows that being a manager is good for the health of your brain. While many managers feel stressed and overworked - underneath it all their brain function has adapted to the demands of their role. According to research from the University of New South Wales, managing other people at work triggers structural changes in the brain, protecting its memory and learning centre well into old age. Researchers have identified a link between managerial experience in a person's working [...]

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Leadership in the Workplace

Gain some inside knowledge to help avoid those nasty cases of career assassination and espionage.Introduction : The training landscape is littered with overpriced theory ridden training courses about leadership. HR Development and Training Ltd are committed to providing managers and supervisors with a deeper understanding about what leadership in the workplace actually means. Participants will learn about leadership styles and situational leadership. If that sounds like another load of theory I assure you that at least it is theory that has been [...]

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