Category Archives: Business

Motivation = Autonomy + Mastery + Purpose

Business thinks we’re pretty much solely motivated by money and only seems capable of rewarding us that way with bonuses and pay rises. And yet that’s wrong! Study after study shows that we’d rather have more holiday than more money. Actually what really motivates us at work is working in a team; we are hard-wired for… Continue Reading

Big Bad Business again!

Big Bad Business again!

Come on Amazon…sticking to the letter of the law isn’t good enough anymore. A BBC documentary recently revealed some very poor working conditions that its warehouse employees are expected to work in. This follows a long line of horrendous examples from big corporates.   Slave Labour Most people are aware of the slave labour working… Continue Reading

A Lost generation? Not yet!

A Lost generation? Not yet!

We, the baby boomers have done the damage…to society, to the earth…and our children have to pick up the pieces. Young people today do indeed feel disillusioned by the world they’ve been brought into. Difficult to blame them really: family breakdown, depression, disrespect, greed, selfishness, environmental degradation are the norm. And yet we’re wealthier than… Continue Reading

Tide Turning back on Female Roles?

Tide Turning back on Female Roles?

A recent article in the Daily Mail quoted research from the annual British Social Attitudes Survey, which shows that women in 2010 want a husband who’ll be the main breadwinner. There’s a striking change in values in the decade since New Labour came to power: The number of mothers with children under 4 who feel… Continue Reading

From Cornershop to Financial Innovation

From Cornershop to Financial Innovation

  A New Win-Win Business Model Anyone remember Brimful Of Asha by Cornershop from 1997? They were a sparky Indie-dance-country-funk-Punjabi-hip hop band from Leicester and had a Number 1 single with Brimful of Asha. Well with the revolution that’s going on in the music business with advent of digital music, the big boys like EMI… Continue Reading

Your Brain Revolution

Your Brain Revolution

The Right Brain Revolution The human brain has 2 hemispheres (right and left) which process the information coming in from the world around us quite differently. The Left Brain (or hemisphere) is logical, rational, analytical and focuses on details; whereas the Right Brain (hemisphere) is creative, intuitive, picks out patterns, deals with more emotional thinking… Continue Reading