Five Tips for Overcoming Presentation Nerves
Presentations, love them or loathe them, are an increasingly common and effective way to deliver valuable information to large groups of people in a formal ...Read more
How Are Men and Women’s Brains Different?
A look at gender based differences between our brains Are men and women’s brains different? It’s a question that has puzzled science for many years. ...Read more
A Brief History of the Brain
Since scientists realised that our personalities and behaviours originate inside our brains, they have been fascinated with how and why our brains work as they ...Read more
I Feel Good!
I Feel Good! – What’s going on in our brains when we have that rush of positivity? There’s no better human experience than to simply ...Read more
9 Amazing Facts About Your Brain
The human brain and its capabilities continue to amaze the scientific community. Neurological research continually provides new insights into brain structure and processes. We now ...Read more
The Plastic Brain
The Plastic Brain – Amazing Discoveries About the Brain and How it Can Change and Adapt Our brains are amazing! We’ve known this for many ...Read more
It’s All Greek to Me – Great Greek Thinkers Part Two
Continuing from the previous article, we now look at two more great Greek thinkers who have influenced our modern ways of thinking. Pythagoras – 570 ...Read more
Go On, Convince Me!
Being able to present your viewpoint and convince others is an essential life-skill. Your working life, particularly if you work in a sales-driven or marketing ...Read more
It’s All Greek to Me – Great Greek Thinkers Part One
You’ve probably either used or heard the expression, “It’s all Greek to me” to describe something that seems impossible to understand. But why use Greek ...Read more
Roman Contributions to the Modern World – What Have the Romans Ever Done for Us?
People often refer to the great Greek thinkers and their contributions to our modern ways of living. However, Roman contributions to the modern world, in ...Read more
Calm Down! Calm Down! – 5 Good Reasons to Relax the Brain and Body
Today’s world is an exciting place and time to live in. There are almost limitless opportunities available to us. We can study to have the ...Read more
Tips for Training Managers – 8 Ways to Promote Your Training Courses
It’s not always easy to persuade learners to sign-up for a course. Your training course may well be tailor-made to suit your target learners, offering ...Read more
Amazing Polymaths in the Modern Era
What is a Polymath…and do they still exist? In modern times, it’s increasingly common for people who demonstrate great intellect to specialise in one particular ...Read more
Creativity in Business – Does it Provide a Real Edge?
Are the Most Creative Companies the Most Successful? Over the last few decades, creativity in business has become one of the most sought after skills. ...Read more
Measuring Intellectual Capacity
Alfred Binet lived in France around the turn of the last century. He became fascinated by individual children’s capacity to learn new skills and information, ...Read more
Developing Gravitas – is it possible and if so how?
Programmed for Gravitas As human beings, we are programmed to look for leadership and authority. These qualities reassure us and encourage us to perform at ...Read more
Multiple Intelligences Revisited
The premise of the theory of multiple intelligences is that every individual is unique in their own array and balance of characteristics and personality traits. ...Read more
Bob Dylan and our most popular course…
It’s entirely possible that these musings are simply a poorly disguised attempt to find another excuse to write about two of the enduring passions in ...Read more
The Growing Brain in the Growing Body – Part 3 (The Later Years)
In the third part of our three part series on how our brains develop, we explore the period from late middle age onwards. Our growing ...Read more
Spark Engagement – An Exciting New Approach to Staff Engagement
We at Illumine are VERY excited to have been selected by Spark Engagement Inc to offer exclusively in the UK, the Spark Engagement diagnostic and ...Read more