Social Media, with their user-generated content, is the biggest data revolution since printing. But it can set up workplace stress through addiction to sites and thoughtless copying-in of material.
Finding time to smell the roses – a code for good time management, stress management strategies and sensible philosophy. We often need reminding of it by people who have known great tragedy, and overcome it.
The workings of memory have been an obscure subject till now. But recent research demonstrates that you memorise better and longer when you’re feeling relaxed at the moment of input.
24/7 work-attendance is assumed to be an unfortunate necessity in competitive business. New evidence shows that it induces a state of ‘bad intensity’ that discourages creative insight.
Today’s work-culture makes it harder to enjoy that full night’s sleep we need. Sleep deprivation especially affects the creative thinking and decision-making that increasingly makes up our day’s work.