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23 December 2021
Recharge and refuel over break
Well, we've made it to the end of 2021 - another vastly unpredictable year. Kristen reflects on some ways she'll be recharging her battery over break.
20 December 2021
"You're all a bunch of..." A look at group attribution bias
Seeing everyone as individuals is tiring from our brains. So to conserve energy our brain takes a shortcut and groups people together. This is known as the group attribution bias.
13 December 2021
Reframe negative thoughts
In resilience workshops, I chirpily tell people to use the reframing technique to manage negative patterns of thought. Here's an example of when I've used it myself - and what prompted me to put it into practice.
9 December 2021
Tea & Toast: How our brains react to change
For our final Tea & Toast of the year, Hilary got to grips with how our brains react to change and what we can do about it.
What do we need in order to understand how our brains are wired? And what can we do to help our brains cope with the constant change at work and in society?
9 December 2021
Which trends took off?
I started our Tea & Toast series for 2021 with a look at workplace trends that were tipped to take hold over the year. It seemed like the decent thing to review them at this end of the year.
25 November 2021
Giving thanks on Thanksgiving
You'll experience mental, emotional and physical benefits when you practice an attitude for gratitude. Here's a look at what the TTP team is thankful for this Thanksgiving.
24 November 2021
Tea & Toast: Fighting Ageism
Ageism is one of the few biases that we have against our future selves. Like other forms of discrimination ageism based in fear, not fact. This webinar explores the problems with ageism, how it's reinforced within society, how it affects our workplaces and what we can do about it.
15 November 2021
Check your language for bias
One of the questions we pose to help uncover and remove bias is: how does what you produce reinforce perceptions of normal?
Writing is a powerful way of reinforcing those perceptions. Language can include or exclude, promote or diminish, celebrate or denigrate.
I've come up with four things that help you minimise bias in your documents, and are good writing practice. They cover they way you use nouns, adjectives, and the passive voice, and encourage you to debate your word choices.
28 October 2021
Tea & Toast: ‘I don’t know what I’m doing’: How to have that conversation at work
The pressure is on in workplaces to be adaptable and flexible, to have a growth mindset, and to be emotionally engaged. So what happens if your inner dialogue is 'I don't know what I'm doing'?
Join Dinah as she looks at how to start and respond to that conversation, whether it's in the context of a role change, an agile transformation, or impending burnout.