3 Quick Tips for Expressing Gratitude in the Workplace and Beyond

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As we approach Thanksgiving, a time traditionally focused on expressing gratitude for what we have, it’s worth considering a shift in perspective: from being thankful for what we have to being grateful for who we have in our lives. The importance of expressing gratitude, especially towards those around us, extends beyond mere pleasantries. Research has … Read more

Haunted Habits: Is Your Corporate Culture a Hallowe’en Nightmare?

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While Halloween is a time for celebration and fun, it can also serve as a reminder of the corporate world’s darker side. Just as goblins and ghouls come out to play, so can toxic elements creep into our corporate culture. The question is, are you living in a year-round Halloween nightmare?
Here are 3 tips to help transform your corporate culture

Error 404: Name Not Found – Confront Memory Roadblocks

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Ever faced the comedy of ‘Nominal Amnesia,’ forgetting a person’s name while remembering their favorite ice cream flavor? Dive into the science behind forgetting names, explore Duke University’s research on how our brain organizes information, and learn how to level up your ‘name game.’ Discover eight handy tricks to remember or recover names, avoiding the awkward ‘Error 404: Name Not Found’ in real life. With our tips, navigating the intricate maze of human memory will become a breeze!

How to Change a Toxic Culture

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Company culture can be summed up as “how business gets done”, it’s the organizational equivalent of “personality.”  When it sparkles we all want to be associated with the company, when it becomes toxic it’s something we tolerate or avoid. Unfortunately, without care and attention a healthy culture can become toxic. It can slide into an … Read more

The Hidden Power of Thank You

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Having good friends is certainly a cause for gratitude, for giving a heart-felt thank you, but I wondered if gratitude and thanks play a part in developing friendships. When I think about gifts in my life, I often reflect on my relationships, including those I have in my work. I have been fortunate to develop deep … Read more