When Male Unemployment Rates Rise, So Do Sexual Harassment Claims

These findings help show that sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace is a way to assert power and control. Traditionally, being the breadwinner is an important part of men’s — especially married men’s — gender identity, and when that role comes under threat, men assert their masculinity in other ways.  Money is power, … Continue reading When Male Unemployment Rates Rise, So Do Sexual Harassment Claims

Calling all L&D Professionals: Participants Need You to Harness Positive Emotions

The PERMA pillars offer potentially powerful tools to L&D professionals if they can be successfully integrated into L&D initiatives within the workplace: Positive emotions Engagement Relationship Meaning Accomplishment If you want more, please read the article by clicking on the link below: https://creativityasia.com/improve-training-with-positive-psych/

Can Feedback Make Some Things Worse?

Here's an interesting article for coaches and managers responsible for holding people to a certain set of behavioural standards / values.  Feedback might make things worse, especially in cases where people are 'acting out'.  Mindful awareness is better. If you want more, please read the article by clicking on the link below: https://knowledge.insead.edu/blog/insead-blog/diffusing-unconscious-misbehaviour-in-the-workplace-6881

Smart or Wise? Watch Alibaba’s Jack Ma as he Talks About Humans and Machines

Alibaba's Jack Ma on Artificial Intelligence.  He says machines will be smarter than humans, but not wiser.   I'm concerned that we still focus on smarts when we develop people - kids and adults - and not on wisdom (or vertical development).  Think of people as smartphones: You can keep adding Apps to make your … Continue reading Smart or Wise? Watch Alibaba’s Jack Ma as he Talks About Humans and Machines

Are We on the Brink of a Global Emotional Crisis?

Has the world gone mad?  Are you afraid of what might happen?  Understanding how our brains work will help us create a less polarised, more inclusive world where we ALL feel safer. It's not that hard, just start with these things: Sleep properly and for long enough Eat well and don't starve your brain Breathe … Continue reading Are We on the Brink of a Global Emotional Crisis?

Gender Equity: It’s a Tired Topic, But When Will It Be Different?

A report worth reading. Then ask, "What can I do to change this?"  And then just do that. While 40% of today’s global workforce is female, women hold only 5% of global CE positions. The numbers sre similar in Africa where only 5% of CEs are women, which falls far short of the desired target … Continue reading Gender Equity: It’s a Tired Topic, But When Will It Be Different?

Why Constant Learners All Embrace the 5-Hour Rule

Embracing a learning lifestyle means that every time we do something, we get better at doing that thing. Mindfully focusing on learning un-automates our behaviours so we can keep improving them rather than plateauing. Every event is an opportunity to improve. By focusing on learning as a lifestyle, we get so much more done over … Continue reading Why Constant Learners All Embrace the 5-Hour Rule