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Crisis Gives HR New Opportunities

After a year of unprecedented health and economic crises, companies and their human resources staff are coming to terms with what awaits the workforce. The first question is how to reboot the system.  “Crisis does...
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An Algorithm for Happiness?

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Is social media addiction worse than cigarettes? From the very start, we thought that technology is making our lives better, faster, easier and practical. Social media was initially created to help us to save time...
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Controlling the Narrative

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There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. - William Shakespeare We often hear a form of nonsense, enough that we don’t even notice how foolish it is. It seeps into...
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Make Your Brands Consistently You

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Brand building never takes a holiday. Like it or not, someone always watches what you do professionally or personally. Your brand mic is always hot no matter where you venture or build relationships. A trio...
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Generational Wealth: ‘We’re all Destined to Succeed’

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Ownership and generational wealth are John Lombela’s forte. He has immersed himself in technology and investing on the cutting edge. A software engineer by profession, he also has experience in corporate investment banking. Lombela runs...
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A Good Life is Habit Forming

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Overthinking is overwrought. Just a few simple habits will make a great difference throughout the day. That’s the premise of Amy Landino’s book, “Good Morning, Good Life: 5 Simple Habits to Master Your Mornings and...
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‘Fake It Till You Make It’-Is It Sane?

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Dress for the job you want, forcefully smile for a couple of minutes till you’re actually smiling, mimic great leaders, pretend you know all the answers, fake confidence to gain it Some people absorb in...
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Gun Violence or Pandemonium Beyond Political Rhetoric

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Gun violence is one of the many fluttering buzzwords of our stylish media. The use of the word expands across political lines and public dialogue. More recently has been the subordinate used out of...
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When Marie Kondo Meets Home Improvement

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Over half of Americans have plans to repaint their house and more than one in four are looking to renovate their kitchen. But perfectionism, unrealistic expectations, and procrastination can quickly snowball into a mass...
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A Simple Philosophy to Unlock Results

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu_8mrYtWlY “You either progress, or you momentarily stay where you are until you progress but you can’t fail”. This is a quote from Paddy Brosnan from our podcast This Works. Paddy is a mindfulness and...
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Break the Stranglehold of Debt

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“We are pretty much risk-averse, until we are not. Without any reason, we just jump against our better judgement.”   Therein lies today’s consumer mindset. As Iva Ignjatovic summed it up, people are leery about spending...
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The Virtue of Aristocracy Abides No Borders

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Even within the German Healthcare System ”Quality is not an act; it is a habit”- like Aristotle, the Greek philosopher indicated in 322 BC. Yet today, we still stand struggling to exercise that simple excerpt...
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Left-Brain v Right-Brain. Doesn’t Really Matter. Be Flexible In Your Thinking

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According to conventional wisdom, people tend to have a personality, thinking style, or way of doing things that are either left-brained or right-brained. Those who are right-brained are supposed to be intuitive and creative...
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What Causes Work Fatigue?

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Ever wondered why you feel so tired at work? At our desks we may feel distracted or unmotivated. Maybe we’re less organized than normal or we really can’t seem to wake up. Scientists aren’t...
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Walking the Creative Line

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It might seem like a strange image for some but when I think of creativity I tend to think of Philippe Petit as he mindfully walks his tightrope high above the New York skyline....
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Stop Whining and Start Requesting

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“What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.” - Maya Angelou You probably have coworkers...
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Stop Using These Excuses When It Comes to Personal Development

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“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” ―George Washington Carver It’s nearly New Year’s resolution season, a time of brazen hope and familiar disappointment. You’ve been here...
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We Are All in a Boat, But Not in the Same Boat

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What can we learn from the crisis , and how can we come stronger out of the corona crisis? "We are all in the same boat now." - Yes, that is partly true: We are in a boat, or on a ship. We...
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Love is in the Workplace Air

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  Love and business go together like …Well, do they go together? Heather Hanson Wickman says they do. An executive coach, consultant, speaker and author, her firm, Untethered, works with people and organizations: “Understanding their...
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Nine Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Success Without Realizing It

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I decry the injustice of my wounds, only to look down and see that I am holding a smoking gun in one hand and a fistful of ammunition in the other. -Craig D. Lounsbrough Finding...