Jackie Casey

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The Happiness Trap

• <b>Author:</b> Russ Harris<p>Popular ideas about happiness are misleading, inaccurate, and are directly contributing to our current epidemic of stress, anxiety and depresssion. And unfortunately, popular psychological approaches are making it even worse.<p>In this controversial, but empowering self-help book, …

Fewer women being appointed to FTSE boards

The number of women being appointed to the boards of the UK’s biggest companies has fallen in the first seven months of this year.<p>New analysis shows that women accounted for just 16.5pc of all appointments to FTSE 100 companies year-to-date.<p>The news raises fears that the Government’s hopes of …

Regular Exercise Is Part of Your Job

When we think about the value of exercise, we tend to focus on the physical benefits. Lower blood pressure, a healthier heart, a more attractive physique. But over the past decade, social scientists have quietly amassed compelling evidence suggesting that there is another, more immediate benefit of …

What to Do When Anger Takes Hold

I had just sat down to look over my calendar and plan my day when the phone rang.<p>It was my contractor. Several of his workers were at my apartment ready to finish some work, but the building management company refused to let them in.<p>This news made me furious.<p>We have been renovating our small …

Help! My Job Is Draining Me

Do you dread going to work? Are you exhausted by 10 AM? We’ve all felt it at times—the inability to get out of bed and go to work because our job is draining us in every way! If you feel zapped of energy, there is hope, but you must be willing to take action and find the source of the problem. It …

Prudential Financial

Thanks to advances in medical technology and a thriving society, Americans can now look forward to living much longer than ever before. In the early …

Retirement

Why Teaching Makes You Smarter

We tend to think of thinking as something super solitary–but as Annie Murphy Paul observes in the Brilliant Report, cognition is a two-way street.<p>How so?<p>“Students enlisted to tutor others,” Paul reports, “work harder to understand the material, recall it more accurately and apply it more …

The Other Women’s Movement: Factory Workers in the Developing World

As the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh makes all too clear, the factory jobs in our global supply chain carry significant risks for the millions of people who fill them — the majority of whom are women under the age of 30. Their work lives consist of sitting and standing in dense lines for up to …

Seven Strategies for Simplifying Your Organization

<i>This post is co-authored with Lisa Bodell.</i><p>Over the past several years we have heard hundreds of managers talk about the negative impact of complexity on both productivity and workplace morale. This message has been reinforced by the findings of major CEO surveys conducted by IBM and KPMG [PDF], …

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …

If You Can’t Change The Amount of Stress You’re Under, Change Your Mindset Instead

Too much stress can have serious effects on your health, but alleviating it isn't as simple as just not doing the things that stress you out. All the …

How to Get Others to See Your Potential

Overcoming people’s past perceptions of you isn’t easy. When I launched my consulting business seven years ago, I was astonished to find — years later — that acquaintances and even friends hadn’t kept up with my career transition. They’d ask about my past work in politics or nonprofit advocacy, …