Science Says There’s 1 Thing That Can Make You a Particularly Weak Collaborator


Testosterone makes you more aggressive and drops your EQ.

Emotional intelligence is simply the act of being aware of emotions. Those with high “EQ” or emotional quotient are aware of not only their emotions but the emotions of others. Those with high EQ can accept the full range of human emotions, not only in theory but also in practice. Someone with a high EQ isn’t going to freak out if they are a witness to you crying, shouting, or freaking out yourself.

Emotional awareness is something that all humans are capable of achieving. EQ is not a personality trait. EQ is a natural set of skills that all people are born with. Some people choose to develop their emotional awareness…READ ON


Book review: Smart Collaboration by Heidi Gardner

We all know businesses must innovate to attract customers with services and products and to update brands. Yet it is too often the big-bang disrupters and inventors that get the attention — the likes of Uber, Airbnb and Facebook. They are dramatic, after all. Yet Heidi Gardner, a former McKinsey consultant and Harvard Business School professor, now at Harvard Law School, argues that subtle innovations…READ ON


New UK-Japan medical research collaboration

A new agreement between the UK and Japan aims to promote international medical research collaboration, by combining world-class scientific expertise to help advance human health.  On 1 February, the MRC and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development.

(AMED) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to advance a UK-Japan partnership in medical research and development.

The aim of the partnership is to promote research collaboration in areas of medical science that build on the strengths of both countries. The research fields identified as initial priorities for collaboration include…READ ON


How Collaboration Makes You Amazing

There’s a shift happening in the global market. We see competition as the old mindset, something that is becoming obsolete. It’s time to create Amazing Companies as the standard, not the exception!

Engage­ment revolves around the people, their passions, and the pur­pose. It leads to a higher productivity level; the profits are a natural result and the company is able to have a greater positive impact.

Collaboration is taking over. Stronger value connections are forming with customers, as loyalty increases and cus­tomer evangelists want to see the success of the company. So-called competitors…READ ON