The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) is an international membership organisation founded in 1948 to advance the prevention of mental and emotional disorders. They educate on the proper treatment of those with such disorders, and the promotion of mental health, thus designating today, October 10, as World Mental Health Day (WMHDAY).Read more
“The books that help you most are those which make you think the most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.” – Pablo Neruda
I came across this quote recently, and it got me thinking.Read more
Guest post by Harriet Minter, journalist, speaker and women in leadership advocate. Harriet founded, and edited The Guardian’s Women in Leadership section, which focuses on women in the workplace. She then moved to writing about women in technology.Read more
By Dan Cleveland
“Nothing endures but change” – Heraclitus
This sentiment may have been voiced originally in Ancient Greece almost 2,000 years ago, but I found myself saying it with increasing regularity over the past two years as Skillsoft underwent huge and frequent change – new management, new products… a new Skillsoft!Read more
By Tara O’Sullivan
Stories are powerful teaching tools.
Our brains, research tells us, are hardwired to understand and learn from stories; that we instinctively are drawn to the messaging, and we internalise and “get it” is a most basic human trait.Read more
By Kelley Noblet
It’s no secret that juggling a full-time job and family life is a delicate and difficult balance to strike. Today’s typical workday no longer operates within the confines of 9 to 5; commutes are long and taking care a family has complex and time-consuming needs.Read more
By Tara O'Sullivan
It’s that time of year, when your Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter feed is full of messages of both support and anger for International Women’s Day.
My concern is how feminism and the word "feminist" still has a negative connotation.Read more
By Caryn Baker
I was listening to my local radio station the other morning when the topic of social media came up. Basically, people were calling in to complain about Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and so on and how they were feeding an ever self-obsessed and self-interested culture.Read more
By Mohammed Ajouz
“A business’s brand goes far beyond its name or logo. The strength of a brand can sell potential customers on working with you, and inspire loyalty once they do.
One of the best ways to develop a strong brand message is to offer quality customer service.Read more
By Tara O'Sullivan
Last week, I focused on the “why” employees may be stressed about money and how that can impact their job. This week, I want to focus on the “how” employers can help make that process easier.Read more