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Three C’s to Reducing Conflict

Did you know that 85 percent of employees deal with conflict on some level on a regular basis? According to a Workplace report published in 2017, a startling statistic unearthed is that U.S. employees spend 2.1 hours per week involved with conflict, which costs employers approximately $359 billion a year.* Wow. The hurt and tension […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Be Happy

I want to be happy. Don’t you? I wonder why we often do things to make ourselves, or others, unhappy. Sure, we don’t intend to (most of the time), but imagine if all of our intents were to be happy and make others happy? What do we need to do inside to change our genetic […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Fortitude

Fortitude: courage, bravery, endurance, resilience, mettle, moral fiber, strength of mind, strength of character, backbone, spirit and grit. The meanings go on and on. What a beautiful word, filled with inspiration. How am I choosing fortitude as an inspiration and approach today? Well, when it came time to step into a project that was daunting, […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Break Time

“Who has time for a break?” When I’d overheard this statement, it made me sad. Sure, we often plough through breaks because of deadlines or because we are so absorbed in our work. But is that healthy? Apparently not. According to a study at the University of Illinois, performance and functioning declines. “Even brief diversions […]

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