Do you set yourself a target to lose weight but soon lose interest once the daily exercise regimen becomes a chore? A recent study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business provides an intriguing insight into how we can all stay motivated to achieve targets we set ourselves.
Want to fire up your employees to help you beat the competition? Well, a study has shown using fighting words or more violent language such as "we're going to war" or "we're going to kill" the competition can have counter-productive effects.
The Christmas decorations have been taken down, your relatives have (finally) gone home, it's time to go back to work , and your bank balance is looking very sorry for itself - it's no wonder that you've got a case of the "post-Christmas blues". However there are things that you can do to lift your mood after the festive period.