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How to get the most out of your performance review

Does the thought of your annual performance review/appraisal fill you with dread? If so, you aren’t alone. In one study with over 1000 employees, 22% preferred to call in sick rather than face their performance review. Another 35% complained to their peers, 15% cursed and 15% cried. It seems that the performance review isn’t hugely … Continued

Networking from the Brain

A person interrupted during a task takes 50% more time to complete the task and makes 50% more errors. This finding was reported in David Brooks’ excellent book ‘The Social Animal’.   He explores all aspects of social, developmental, experimental psychology through the eyes of two normal people going through their lives.  I highly recommend … Continued