2017

Author: Gita Bhutani, Chair of the PPN Workforce Transformation Board
Date: 06th January 2017

'Happy New Year from the PPN. The start of a new year can sometimes feel a bit arbitrary and there are different New Year dates in different cultures (as well as different Christmas dates). However, the change of the year number often does feel like a marker and a point to reset and refocus. It can also be a time of creating expectations for oneself that may not be easily achievable e.g. joining a gym and doing more exercise.' Read more

The Eyes Have It

Author: Gita Bhutani, Chair of the PPN Workforce Transformation Board
Date: 23rd December 2016

'There has been much written about eye contact and that maintaining it can need extra brain power. Also averting one's gaze can help one think. However, an interesting finding is that our eyes are in constant motion - microsaccades. The reason for this is that if our brains are presented with a static image then they no longer 'see' it and will not process what is in front of us.' Read more