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The Art of Paying Attention

Recently I read two articles that I found interesting – one about the myth of multitasking and the other about emotional contagion. They got me thinking about just how powerful paying attention is as a leadership tool. Watch the video, or read on. The article on multitasking described how biologically we are incapable of attending […]

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The benefits of introverts in the workplace

The Benefits of Introverts in the Workplace   The workplace is filled with a variety of personalities. Chances are than in your own workplace, no two people are completely the same. We human beings operate on such a wide spectrum of temperaments informed by our worldview, past experiences, comfort level, and thinking methods—and those are […]

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4 small ways to create a workplace of wellness

Every day, more and more companies are coming to understand the importance of instilling health and wellness programs for their employees. The benefits, after all, are seemingly endless. Employee wellness programs have been shown to improve productivity, decrease absenteeism, improve employee retention, improve employee recruitment, increase employee morale, and more. In our last blog, we […]

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5 benefits of employee wellness programs

According to a recent study, approximately 40% of employees experience persistent stress or excessive anxiety on a daily basis in the workplace. It’s a costly epidemic. Karen Higginbottom over at Forbes writes, “Employees suffering from high stress levels have lower engagement, are less productive and have higher absenteeism levels than those not working under excessive pressure…” “The […]

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5 tips for improving your business writing today

Everything that happens in business revolves around written communication, whether it’s an email, a report, or anything you can find on your desk. Mastering the art of business writing can even help you become a better leader. Here are other reasons improving your business writing can help you.   You Can Inspire Your Team By […]

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Living in a permanent state of beta

I recently attended the World Business Forum in Sydney. From the WBF website: “For twelve years, the World Business Forum has been a global source of inspiration, learning and transformation for leaders looking to build better businesses and a better world. In cities around the world we gather business icons, global leaders, brilliant minds and legendary […]

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4 tips for creating a great work environment

The workplace is constantly evolving. In this day and age, there are a number of factors that most industry leaders would agree affect a potential new employee’s decision to come onboard with a company. Surprisingly, competitive salaries and benefits aren’t always at the top of the list. We’re at a point where employees are seeking […]