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Working against the clock

Laura Haycock
October 28, 2015
Since the days of the Industrial Revolution there has been a global trend to limit working hours in order to protect employee health and well-being. Working extra hours can mean more productivity…
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Do you really know what motivates your team?

Mike Idziaszczyk
September 8, 2015
Back in the 1970s, psychologists worked out that they could motivate rats to pull bells and escape from mazes by positively rewarding the correct behaviour with food. Since then, we’ve come a…
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Too polite for our own good?

Laura Haycock
July 24, 2015
The British are famous for their manners and politeness. Overseas visitors are often baffled by our tendency to apologise for everything, our habit of understatement and our love of orderly queues. Politeness…
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Diversity – more than a numbers game

Binna Kandola
July 14, 2015
Diversity is good for business: this is the mantra that's been accepted for many years now. In fact, the research, when looked at fully, is more mixed than that. Diversity has certainly…
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The links between empathy and leadership

Stuart Duff
July 14, 2015
This article is a synopsis of the breakfast seminar delivered by Stuart Duff, Pearn Kandola’s Head of Development, in June 2015. Many leaders in the workplace today struggle with empathy. At Pearn…
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