Tag Archives: psychology

J.S. Bach – top value for money for over 250 years

Psychiatrist Ian McGilchrist‘s “The Master and His Emissary” is proving a more engaging read than I anticipated. Lured along by the title of his RSA event – “The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World” – I found myself queuing for a copy of his book afterwards (despite being one of those consultants he mentions). The second chapter on what the hemispheres “do” … Continue reading J.S. Bach – top value for money for over 250 years »

Gurteen Knowledge Cafe: Human Will and Human Won’t

Last night’s Gurteen Knowledge Cafe was full of fascinating conversation from the word go. Kate Hopkinson led the discussions on “Human Will and Human Won’t”, diving straight in with little introduction posing two questions: “What do you believe helps motivation and cooperation and what suppresses or impedes it?” The group on my table began with incentives, feedback and recognition, through leadership, authenticity, shared values and … Continue reading Gurteen Knowledge Cafe: Human Will and Human Won’t »