You’ve Got to Know When to Fold ’em

Written by Carl Davidson, Head of Insight at Research First If you have read The Luminaries then you will know that it’s a substantial book. Indeed, one of the reviewers on National Radio joked that it’s a book that ‘gets better after page 400’. Regardless of what this says about the merits of The Luminaries,…

The Multitasking Myth

Written by Carl Davidson, Director of Strategy and Insight, Research First Can women multitask better than men? Before you read any further, stop for a moment and consider that question: What do you really think? It probably won’t surprise you that this is a question social scientists have given plenty of attention. Nor may it surprise you…

Why is everyone so busy?

Written by Carl Davidson, Director of Strategy and Insight, Research First If you’re like most people, you probably get to the end of the day wondering where the hours went. Equally, you probably struggle to remember the last time you had a conversation that didn’t involve someone talking about how busy they were. The expression…