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5 Ways to Manage Perfectionism

Teenagers often feel under great pressure to be perfect. Perfectly smart. Perfect looks. Perfect at sport. Perfect at socialising. Unfortunately,

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Helping Microsoft Develop a Growth Mindset

How do big companies develop a collective growth mindset?  Microsoft are currently spending a lot of time, energy and effort on fostering a

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THE POWER OF POWER POSING?

The world of psychology and body language exploded into the mainstream landscape in 2010 with Professor Amy Cuddy’s TED talk on ‘Power Poses’.

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Strategies to Develop a Growth Mindset

What are we more in awe of; natural ability or hard work? A lot of people in education and sport claim to really value the importance of growth

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Subject Specific Growth Mindset

How important are subject specific growth mindset interventions? Psychologists have a strong understanding of the latest theoretical research and

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7 WAYS TO FAIL BETTER

How well do your students fail? Poet Samuel Beckett once said, “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” Turns out

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What Schools can learn from paralympic champions

In London 2012, Team GB finished third in the medal table. This year, they are set to go one better. Our Paralympians have been labelled as ‘The

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The Power of Expectations

In the 1960’s, a pair of researchers ran a curious experiment that forever changed what we know about the power of expectations. They told a group

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Are schools about to get gritty?

What is the key to turning potential into performance? Why is it that some talented individuals fail to fulfil their early promise? Why do some

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The Psychology of Olympic Champions

The Olympic motto of ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’, translated as ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’, is well known. But what does it actually mean? Does it

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