The other day, a friend shared her weekly laundry routine with me: She and her husband gather the dirty clothes together. She loads the washing machine. He switches the clean clothes over to the dryer. She takes them out and folds them. He waits until she’s done and then refolds.
Mindfulness and thinking agility are more closely connected than you might think. Where do these two concepts connect? In essence, mindfulness clears the path for more agile thinking. Let’s explore in more detail and outline some helpful beginner tips for being more mindful in your day-to-day life.
You might think you’re a creative, you might think you’re not. However, just because you box yourself into one of these categories doesn’t mean you can’t break out of the mould. How can you uncover hidden creative thinking on your team? It’s easier than you might think, read on to find out more!
How much money do you spend each year on business efficiency? Chances are it’s a considerable piece of your budget.
Here at Herrmann, we believe diversity is more than just a buzzword. In fact, we know it’s a core driver of business success. Gender equality and racial inclusion in your workforce is not only the right thing to do morally, it’s the smart thing to do strategically.
The new year should be a fresh slate, right?
Of course! Yet some of us are still carrying over the clutter and chaos of the previous year (or decade).
While certain people do work best with mess, it's not just untidiness we're talking about here. Even if you work primarily in a creative role, you need to have some structure and organisation to make sure nothing falls through the cracks.
Sometimes it seems like the key to becoming more productive is creating a detailed to-do-list – especially when the number of ‘to-dos’ seems to keep growing. But what if we told you the key to productivity has less to do with addition and more to do with subtraction?
When we feel our best, we perform our best. It's genuinely that simple. Focusing on our own well-being as well as the well-being of those around us, is a key part of setting the stage for success.
At our recent Auckland Whole Brain Thinking & Wellness Breakfast Seminar, we explored the different ways to view well-being and how we can better support ourselves and one another.
It was 1979. I was off to a conference in Pittsburgh. This was before the days of non–stop flights to the US. I had to go from Sydney to Auckland, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Chicago, Cleveland and finally to Pittsburgh. I arrived at my hotel at 2am after 32 hours of travelling. Not feeling much like sleep I went to the bar. I exchanged greetings with the few that were there, downed a ‘Bud’ and headed off to bed for the few hours that were left.
HR is in the midst of a reinvention. Again.
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