Team Working

 

Are social skills fixed? Is neurodiversity relevant to team working? If we understand how individuals work, do we automatically understand how teams can work best? 

The Liking Gap

The Liking Gap  Striking up a conversation with someone you don’t know is an occurrence that most of us regularly do, perhaps even every day. A new colleague you’ve just met at work for the first time. A neighbour who has just recently moved into your street. Or even...

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Growing a Social Brain

Are you born with social skills? Human beings are naturally social. To survive from a newborn, we have to rely on others. To have children, we have to form a relationship with a partner. To be successful at work, it usually pays to work as a team. And loneliness is...

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Contagious Confidence

We all know that illness is contagious - the coughs and colds that many of us have at this time of year is an easy reminder of this fact. But we don’t just catch illnesses from the people we live and work with. We can also catch their feelings and emotions. Perhaps...

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Social Plasticity

Social Plasticity

Social Plasticity Your social skills are sometimes called your “soft skills”. A way to differentiate them from the “harder”, more measurable side of your intelligence and ability. But just because you can’t easily measure them, doesn’t mean that they aren’t important....

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