This Study Says You Shouldn’t Let Your Employees Meditate. It’s Totally Wrong–Here’s Why

A recent study concluded that meditation makes employees less motivated. But the study had serious flaws. To everything there is a season. And to every cultural trend there is a backlash. And now the backlash has come for meditation. Once confined to the lifestyle or health pages, you’re now as likely to read about meditation in the business, […]

78% believe not enough is being done to support mental health at work

More than three-quarters (78%) of respondents feel that not enough is being done to support mental health at work, according to research by CV Library. Its survey of 1,100 UK employees also found that 39% of respondents think employers should promote a healthy work-life balance in order to support staff with their mental wellbeing. The […]

Inspire the whole team with mindful leadership

Being mindful at work doesn’t just reduces stress – it encourages your team to care more about what they do, derive creative solutions and remain loyal, says the Imperial College Business School’s Sankalp Chaturvedi. Mindfulness has been around for quite a while. However, its benefits may still not be fully appreciated or used to make teams more […]

What Is Artificial Emotional Intelligence & How Does Emotion AI Work?

Imagine a world in which machines interpret the emotional state of humans and adapt their behavior to give appropriate responses to those emotions. Well, artificial emotional intelligence, which is also known as emotion AI or affective computing, is already being used to develop systems and products that can recognize, interpret, process, and simulate human affects […]

BCO to provide definitive guidance on enabling wellbeing in the office

A major research study “Wellness Matters: Health and Wellbeing in offices and what to do about it” by The British Council for Offices (BCO) will be launched next week. The study critiques existing Health and Wellbeing measurement and certification, identifies the most recent and relevant medical evidence justifying a proactive approach to Health and Wellbeing […]

Compulsory yoga and mindfulness sessions are being introduced for employees at the top accountancy firm KPMG.

Increasing pressure on workers has led the Big Four firm to create a three-day training excursion, which will allow KPMG’s 4,000 auditors to tap into their inner zen. It is part of a “quality transformation programme” headed up Michelle Hinchliffe, the company’s head of audit. Dubbed the “KPMG university”, the project will also deal with […]

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