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Here are our thoughts on the science of work, careers, leadership and employee selection.

How to do some deep self-reflection and self-discovery… for free!

A couple of months ago at LinkedInLocal in Newcastle we had an awesome speaker in Joshua Riffe who took us through a process to recognise how to notice if we ar...

How I’m Striving to Overcome People Pleasing

People pleasing has been a bit of a life-long problem of mine (unless you speak to my family, they think I’m a proper bossy cow. I’m the oldest of 4 siblings an...

My Why

My Why So, I am a Chartered Business / Organisational / Work / Occupational / I/O Psychologist who has spent most of my career in Human Resources – Internal Rec...

How to go on holiday as a small business owner and mum!

On the second anniversary of quitting corporate life and setting up my own business, I’ve had a pretty interesting couple of years, doing some things amazingly ...

How to attract and keep happy humans*

(*for your your business, not your love life) Last month the second annual Newcastle Startup Week took place across multiple venues across the city. Five days a...

Getting fired and why it was the best thing to happen to me…

So I got fired from my first ‘real’ job. About six months into my probationary period my line manager sits me down at the end of a full day – with the Dir...

Workplace Mental Health and Well-being

Employee mental health and well-being is an important issue employers should address, due to moral and economic reasons. With the ever-changing 21st century dem...

How to ensure you’re getting the sleep you need to function

I’m not sure what’s worse – obliviously struggling to sleep. Or actually knowing why you’re struggling! I’m a student on the Occupational & Organisational P...

When the student is ready the teacher appears

When the student is ready the teacher appears. Someone said this a while ago (depending on what you read on the internet!), yet it has always struck a chord wit...