Highly sensitive people and their "a-typical" brain and nervous system are increasingly known for their high levels of empathy, deep level processing and sharp world perception. And for being a welcome attribution to today's fast-paced and highly-stimulating world. Here Dr. Candan Aydemir-Tam, a healthcare psychologist from the Netherlands, paints a picture of the world of work from the perspective of an HSP.
A few years ago, not many people would have thought that working less hours, working from home, and shifting the focus from money to well-being could not only be possible, but beneficial to productivity, our health, and the economy. But, as countries and big companies around the world have been trying their new normal, is the meaning of work changing?
From working for a pay cheque and stress, to well-being and improved productivity. One company that is fully engaged in the changing meaning of work is Love your Employees. Here, Elliott Smith, Founder and Managing Director, talks to Breaking Perspectives to tell their story.
It’s the weekend, and for a moment we allow ourselves to daydream about starting our own business. Then comes Monday, and we get back to real life. It's quite an old perspective, but is starting a business still only for the lucky few, and as irresponsible, unrealistic, and risky as we often think?
Many of us spend a lot of our time with our second, 'workplace family.' But how much do we understand its dynamics? Here, Dr. Niloo Dardashti, a psychologist from New York, tells us how setting up a workplace-psychology approach with a focus on our workplace-family dynamics can improve not only our work and productivity, but also our businesses.