Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol...

Rachel Botsman: The currency of the new economy is trust

There’s been an explosion of collaborative consumption — web-powered sharing of cars, apartments, skills. Rachel Botsman explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls « reputation...

Change Management: Hard Truths, Workplace Cynics and Long Memories

Knowledge@ASB – Uploaded by UNSWCommunity on Jul 18, 2011 Change is inevitable but successfully implementing it is one of the trickiest tasks facing managers. Organisational changes can be mightily expensive, both now and in the future, not least because...

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question « Why? » His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers … In 2009, Simon Sinek released the...

Vocabulary You Need for Your Industry

By Kenneth Bar, About.com Guide: If you use English at work there are many terms and phrases that you will need for specific tasks. These core vocabulary sheets offer 150 – 250 key words and phrases used in specific industries all on one page.   Use these...

Try Something New…

I have something new for you to try. There is an organisation called TED, which stands for “Technology, Entertainment and Design”. You can find its website here. TED is interested in ideas – Ideas Worth Spreading. It organises a couple of conferences every year, but –...