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It’s Not Fair

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How many times have you said: ‘it’s not fair’? How many times have you heard others say it? How does it make you feel when you sense injustice? How does it impact your energy and commitment levels? What impact do you think it could have on an employee’s level of engagement with their employer? Neuroscientists […]

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Still Crazy After All These Years

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Fear is an essential component of our survival mechanism. When we are frightened, our amygdalae become more active and lay down extra memories, richer and denser memories – as part of their way of building up our protective instincts. We need to be able to consciously deal with irrational fears – because our amygdala doesn’t […]

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Almonds Out of Control – A Man Dies

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In the beautiful city of Sydney where water restrictions are imposed, an elderly man was watering his garden. It was legal. He was watering his roses in the late afternoon, within the time limits imposed by the water restrictions in his neighbourhood. A younger man passed by. It seems that the men exchanged words about […]

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