Why does life sometimes feel so hard? Simon shows that many problems in society, from mental illness to crime, can largely be ascribed to one cause: a hazy, uncertain future. Fortunately, recent scientific advances can be applied to help people clarify their future.
Dr Simon Moss is an Associate Professor at Charles Darwin University. His primary research interest concerns how characteristics of organizations and societies, such as inequality of income or leadership, influence the brain functioning—and ultimately the mood, creativity, intuition, engagement, honesty, and altruism—of individuals.
To investigate these issues, Simon has published a range of books and articles in the fields of leadership, emotion, motivation, and integrity. For example, he is an author of “The negative side of positive thinking”, “Where should I work?”, “The Science of Management”, “Sustainable coaching”, and “Emotional Intelligence: Journey to the Source”.
Simon was also a cofounder of Zenith Professional Development, a company that collated every scientific discovery that contradicts prevailing management beliefs and practices. Using this database, he developed a tool that identifies misconceptions in management. In addition, he has presented training pr
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