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How to be Happier, and a Better Manager

mean Matthieu Ricard, ‘The Happiest Man in the World’ Some people have the perception that being the boss means being tough, ruthless, not getting too close to the staff you manage in case the interests of the company are compromised. Getting things done...

Are You Here Now?

A friend once recommended me a book called Be Here Now. “What a meaningless title!” I thought. Where else are you going to be other than here?! It took me a little while to grasp the idea that, as the cartoon at the top our website shows, our body is always in the...

How Self-Aware Are You?

I used to think I was self-aware. In my head, people who weren’t self-aware didn’t know their weaknesses, and I did. I knew I had a tendency to be disorganised, last-minute, and arrive late for things. I knew I forgot to do things unless they were written down and had...

How Many Rabbits Are You Chasing?

“If you chase two rabbits, both will escape.” A big part of mindfulness is training your attention focus on one thing at a time, and I thought I’d become a lot better at doing so since I’ve been practising daily. However, when I came across this proverb...