Can we really multitask?

Can we really multitask? There has been much discussion, supported by research, addressing the fact that successful multi-tasking is just not possible. And yet again this week I see an article listing multi-tasking as a core skillset for every HR professional. It just doesn’t make sense. What we know about multitasking Let’s review what we [...]


The role of self-reflection in leadership development

We all understand that good leadership development takes a great deal of skill and practice. It is accepted that strong emotional intelligence is a foundation capability of the modern leader. But what first steps can the new leader take to build upon their own emotional intelligence and leadership skill? Self-awareness is essential to being able [...]


The Neuroscience of Collaboration: Building Strong Teams

Humans have an innate ability to connect and collaborate. In fact, some say it’s a biological need. As we grow and develop we crave human interaction – regardless of how extroverted or introverted we might think we are. So if we genuinely desire to collaborate, why is effective team collaboration and engagement often one of [...]