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Working back to happiness

Pay and benefits are not enough when it comes to employee satisfaction. Alexander Kjerulf FRSA argues that employers also need to make their staff happy.

Mindfulness: not solving difficult problems

There is currently an explosion of interest in mindfulness, crudely put, the paying of attention to the moment. Mark Leonard argues that simple but powerful mindfulness exercises and broader access to training in the workplace could help us harness the power of our demons for good.

Empathy 2.0

The US election was defined as much by candidates’ perceived ability to empathise as economic policy, argues Mark Honigsbaum.

RSA Animate – The Divided Brain

Renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society.

Attention! Putting the form in information

Jonathan Rowson shares his thoughts on James Gleick’s talk about information and its role in communication

RSA Animate – Language as a Window into Human Nature

In this RSA Animate, Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings

The limits of authenticity

B G Yacobi explores how authentic we can be in 21st century society.

Steering, nudging and thinking

Matt Grist reviews some models of behaviour change and outlines the findings of new research published by the RSA

RSA Animate – The Secret Powers of Time

Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world. View the full video of Professor Philip Zimbardo’s talk at the RSA. Tweet

The value trinity

Jack Springman explains how to weigh analysis, design and execution in business decision-making