It’s amazing how much can go through one’s mind in a moment of crisis. As I started to fall all I could think was, “Don’t let it crush your skull!”, “Have I broken it?”, “Did anyone notice?” To save time, and avoid your stress levels, I’ll cut to the chase – The answers were: No … Read more
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
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
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!
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
I was in a meeting yesterday, and as people filed into the Zoom room, we were doing that small talk thing. I asked one of the attendees that first question that many of us ask in those situations, “How ya doin’?” She flinched and said, “Meh…I mean ok. I’m alright.” I told her that she … Read more
It’s a universally accepted truth in the worlds of finance and business that investing wisely is key to achieving growth. However, when it comes to team-building, we often neglect to invest in one crucial asset of every team: relationships. We pour our energy into education, time management, and fiscal strategies, but all too often, we … Read more
Have you ever found yourself more in the realm of “aspiring athlete” rather than “perspiring athlete”? If this resonates, then we’re birds of a feather. My journey towards fitness has often felt like a game of Monopoly – lots of going around in circles. But earlier this year, I decided to roll the dice and … Read more
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