The Puzzle of Motivation

The entertaining views of Daniel Pink.

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Psychology Today

Link to US site, which has quite a few useful articles and questionnaires on it.

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Understanding Your Motivators

What makes us feel good about our work?

Behavioural economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal what motivates us at work. (Hint: it is not just money!)

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Inside The Mind Of A Master Procrastinator

Tim Urban’s funny talk on procrastination explains the mind of a procrastinator and makes insightful observations on why the consequences could be worse than just missing a deadline.

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The Happy Secret to Better Work

Happiness might be the key to productivity. In this very funny TED talk psychologist Shawn Achor explains why.

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The Science of Productivity

This nicely animated video explains the science behind productivity, why we might run out of willpower and interesting techniques to overcome periods of low motivation.

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The EQ Edge, Third Edition: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success

Author: Steven J. Stein

Authors Steven J. Stein and Howard E. Book show you how the dynamic of emotional intelligence works. By understanding EQ, you can build more meaningful relationships, boost your confidence and optimism, and respond to challenges with enthusiasm–all of which are essential ingredients of success. The EQ Edge offers fascinating–and sometimes...

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BPS Breaking Bad Habits Podcast

In this interesting postcast by the BPS, psychology researchers in the field of habit change are interviewed for findings that can provide real-life tips for people hoping to break bad habits or form new healthy ones. They do not promise you a life of health and success as some self-help authors do, but you might...

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This site is maintained by two individuals who wear more than one hat – be it consultant, psychologist or psychotherapist – so you should expect to find a wide range of materials that are all about how people learn, perform and grow. Chris and Jackie founded Sixth Sense Consulting Ltd in 2010. We provide assessment, leadership development, team building, career transition, psychotherapy, and wellbeing services to individuals and organisations. Our aim is to share materials and resources we use in our day to day work with others in a digestible and practical format.


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