Category archive: Learning

How to manage overwhelm

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Photo credit – Pete Linforth via

Everyone has good days and bad. Sometimes though, you can fall into overwhelm – when the tasks stack up, the emails back up and deadlines seem to close in on you. With the benefits of neuroscience, we can get a better idea of what’s going on. This post looks at how knowing how your brain works can help you cope better with work.

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Thoughts on prosperity …

Trees and weeds in the snow

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If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
~ Anne  Bradstreet

Starting afresh …

Chalkboard message: Start with a clean slate

I started my new job in the city today. Going into a familiar job but in a new organisation, reminded me of my teaching days. Yet, it is unlikely that I will teach anyone.

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Thoughts on gratitude …

2 people sitting on a beach watching the sun disappear in the night sky

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At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
~ Albert Schweitzer

Are you ready for a digital future?

Looking up the side of a sky scraper to a blue sky with cloud

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A recent report from the CSIRO projects future trends for the digitally enabled workforce that will have the jobs. The significance of this impacts you, your loved ones and the way you live. There is a big emphasis on digital literacy but also on new workforce trends. It might be a good time to get ready.

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