Future thinking

Thought pieces, opinions, interviews, tools and tips and data insights - the Future of Work
Employee Mental Fitness Beyond Covid

  Mental fitness always matters in the workplace but it matters now more than ever. Whilst it might be years before researchers understand the true cost of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that incorporating employee mental wellbeing into their COVID-19 recovery plan, will help leaders to ensure their workforce and businesses thrive as we...

Mental Fitness and Leadership

How can mental fitness help create better leaders?   Leading organisations in a fast changing world is challenging and requires constant agility and the ability to perform at the limits of one’s personal capabilities. Here’s 5 reasons why we think monitoring, managing and improving Mental Fitness is a foundational requirement for today’s business leaders.  Improved cognitive...

Why Mental Fitness Matters

  Mental Fitness is the capacity and ability to improve your performance through taking control of your state of psychological and emotional wellbeing. It’s generated through the ability to identify and manage your internal capacities such as focus, attention, presence, perspective, confidence, the ability to appreciate strengths, positivity, determination and to achieve balance.  Mental Fitness...

Resilience: The Art of the ‘Bounce Back’

Is Resilience on your mind? It’s certainly on ours. Through our Global Mental Fitness Index we (at Cognomie), know that, not surprisingly, the world is feeling less Resilient right now than it did 12 months ago (pre-pandemic). We have captured data across continents and from thousands of individuals and the data show that, overall, resilience is...

An interview with Geoff McDonald. The next phase of the Covid pandemic, reset, restore and renew. A proactive approach to recovery.

As we move through the phases of the pandemic it feels we might start to see the light of recovery around the corner. As we approach this time we’ve spoken to global thought-leader, Geoff McDonald, to better understand the priorities he envisages for organisational thinking as this change of focus approaches. Here you can read...

Why invest in optimism?

Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan write, following a multi-year organisational research project, in the Harvard Business Review ‘imagine if double the number of people on your team felt like the company was going in the right direction, even in the midst of an incredibly challenging time’. It’s likely that many of us can imagine a...