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Have you Found the Right Balance?

What does work-life balance mean to you? I always find the phrase slightly odd, because it suggests that you have “work” on one side of ...

Technology, Chess, and all our Futures

There’s a story about a Mughal emperor of India being so delighted by the game of chess that he offered its inventor anything he wanted. B...

Bridging the Gap

We’ve all heard of “bring your child to work” days, but have you ever thought about bringing your parents to work? Yesterday, I discov...

Losing Track of Thyme

Twas brillig, and the slithy toves  Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;  All mimsy were the borogoves,  And the mome raths outgrabe.  Lewis...

Hound Dog

Some weeks are full of surprises. This week, for example, I went into the office on Tuesday morning thinking I was a woman, and came home ha...

Build Relationships for Greater Success

Does the idea of networking strike fear into your heart? Standing around making small talk with strangers – all with their own agendas ...

Speak More Effectively

Storytelling is a very useful skill when it comes to communicating ideas. Here at Mind Tools, we’ve talked to a lot of storytelling expert...

How Small Changes can Lead to Big Improvements

Are you a thriver, a striver or a struggler? Performance coach Andy Core divides people into these three types, and in his work, he focuses ...