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Category Archives: teams

A problem in thinking about thinking

We all want our children to be able to think for themselves, right? To evaluate situations in a balanced way, solve problems, interpret and analyse “evidence”, make effective decisions, but … Continue reading

April 23, 2014

CBT, flow and the Dalai Lama

What do cognitive therapy and Buddhism have in common? Aaron Beck, founder of cognitive therapy in the 60s discusses this in the clip below, but let’s ask another question – … Continue reading

April 3, 2013

Happiness and Work?

Today is world happiness day, with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declaring in his message “When we contribute to the common good, we ourselves are enriched. Compassion promotes happiness and will … Continue reading

March 20, 2013

Managing conflict in teams

Conflict is part of everyday life, typically arising from differences in viewpoints on an issue. These differences are essential to enable us to reflect and challenge our own and others’ … Continue reading

July 11, 2012

Personality Dynamics in Teams

A common question when considering personality is how fixed is it? Can we change personality over time, and is our personality constantly the same? Trait theorists believe that personality is … Continue reading

August 11, 2011

Understanding Motivation

A team from Newcastle University took part in a session on work motivation run by Hapsis Innovation’s director, Rob Allen. The group is involved in IT innovation projects and professional … Continue reading

April 20, 2011