You’ve heard the saying that money can’t buy happiness? Well, that’s not exactly true. Money can buy happiness—but only to a certain point. Once you make enough to support yourself without feeling anxious about paying for essential needs (groceries, housing, medical bills), then the positive effects start to taper off. “In spite of all their accomplishments and material possessions, [the super-rich] remain bored and deeply unfulfilled,” says Manfred Kets De Vries, a Professor at INSEAD business school.
Our prehistoric ancestors shared the planet with at least three species of early humans. Over time, as modern humans spread around the world, the other three species became extinct. We became the sole survivors in the human family tree. The key that led to our success was our ability to adapt to the changes and challenges presented in our daily life.
What motivates beyond money? When it comes to engaging people at the workplace, a simple “thank you” might prove to be more effective. Based on articles by Professor Manfred Kets de Vries and Professor Schon Beechler, this slideshare presentation shows us the benefits of gratitude, and how it can boost morale and positivity at work.
Who are the millennials and why are they mocked and scorned? Do they even deserve all the hate they're getting from other generations and fellow millennials? This millennial manual by INSEAD breaks down five truths about the demographic and offers five tips to organisations and managers for enabling this diverse group of individuals to excel and make invaluable contributions at work.
Despite spending much time and resources developing ambitious strategies, why do some leaders still fail to execute them? Based on articles and research by INSEAD faculty, this slideshare explores how managers can boost that one vital – but often neglected – element within the organisation: emotional capital.
What is mindfulness and how can it help you perform better in the workplace? This slideshare presentation condenses the findings and experiences of INSEAD Professors Natalia Karelaia and Randel S. Carlock.
Leaders can’t afford to ignore the emotional dynamics inherent in the execution of a grand vision. Learn how being sensitive and responding to emotions can increase the odds of successful strategy execution.