Decision made today affects us later. Making the decision that does not look in all areas thinkable is the first mistake a person can make. Some might think we need a high IQ (Intelligence) to make the best decision. That is not true according to research that states critical thinking is more important than IQ … Continue reading How being critical helps our decisions
One of the take away from the book Upheaval by Jared Diamond is the world population growth issue is no longer truly a serious issue. Among the reasons for it can be credited to the progress made in the technology that relates to food production (agriculture) and the health sector. As societies have access to better and more … Continue reading Why Workplace Diversity is Inevitable?
Life as we know it is not the same. Cliché I know, but if you think about it, especially for those who have been around at least for the past 50 years, would know that is true. One thing we, the more “mature generation”, would realise is that when we were younger, there were not … Continue reading Is having a longer life good for a country?
In recent years, there has been much talk on the incivility of societies. Incivility is neither isolated to a specific country nor a society. It is a global phenomenon that has been building up. One of the major concerns of incivility is its rise in the workplace. My first encounter with workplace incivility was very … Continue reading Incivilities is rising
On average, we spend approximately 35% percent of our waking hours in the workplace (conscious mind minus the sleep), meaning approximately 35% of our time from the age of 18 to 60 or 65 years, we are with other individuals that are not our direct family (spouses, children, siblings and relatives). Professor Michael Aamodt (industrial and organisational … Continue reading Making the most of your life through your work