What is the #1 reason people leave a job? If you think it's money that's 6th on list. So what’s number 1? Drum roll please … Lack of appreciation. Yes, it may seem insignificant but in exit interviews this is the most sited reason for leaving – ... Read More
December 8, 2016Justin


If you wanted to create a brilliant artwork, business deal or invention do you think you’d be better off spending an extensive period of time on one creation or spending all that time on many? Bayles and Orland tell the story of ceramics teacher who graded half ... Read More
November 21, 2016Justin


I usually don't talk much about the future. That's because there are two kinds of futurists, those who don't know and those who know they don't know! But finally I can see that something extraordinary is happening today which is providing a clearer picture of tomorrow. If we don't face ... Read More
October 24, 2016Justin


I offered three people their perfect life ... they turned it down! Find out why.
July 29, 2016Justin


https://youtu.be/LhcfM9QL80E Do Affirmations Work? Can a word or phrase change your emotional state? "Irritation, frustration, hatred, revenge, rage, disease, death." How are you feeling? Now listen to this: "Love, beauty, kindness, joy, wonder, calm, happiness." Feeling different? Probably. Words don’t just change the way ... Read More
June 13, 2016Justin


READ TRANSCRIPT In 1979 researchers asked Harvard MBA graduates about their goals. 84% had no specific goals, 13% had goals but they weren’t committed to paper. Just 3% had clear, written goals with plans to achieve them. In 1989, the reviewers interviewed ... Read More
May 3, 2016Justin


https://youtu.be/MksxnW0ux2Y Why some people don’t feel stress Researchers at Harvard gave people a social stress test. Kelly McGonagall explains it likes this: Imagine you’ve got to give a five-minute impromptu speech on your weaknesses to a panel of experts who roll their eyes every time you stutter. Now they make you count ... Read More
February 9, 2016Justin


Research by Nobel-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman found that increasing income level does increase happiness but only up until about $75 000. After that more money just brings … more money! But even under $75 000, money is not nearly as important as ... Read More
November 24, 2015Justin


TRANSCRIPT When it comes to losing weight the exact program you’re on is less important than this one thing. Researchers from Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Health Research put 1 600 people on a weight loss program. Half the group recorded their ... Read More
October 28, 2015Justin



Can a computer game cure anxiety?

When I studied Psychology many people believed that mood disorders like depression and anxiety were caused by early childhood trauma and our best hope of a cure was years on the therapist’s couch. Yet the latest studies show that there maybe a quicker cure. It’s true, negative ... Read More
September 29, 2015Justin