What Have You Celebrated Lately?

Did you notice we tend to save our celebrations for the really big moments in life rather than taking the time to rejoice in the everyday accomplishments that make us proud? That’s unfortunate because it limits the number of celebrations we have. Let’s change that. Why not ask yourself (and those who work with you),…

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Did You Rethink It?

“Of course we care about our wages and we wouldn’t work without them. But we care about more than money.We want work that is challenging and engaging, that enables us to exercise some discretion and control of what we do, and that provides us opportunities to grow.” So says, Barry Schwartz, a professor of psychology…

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Food for Thought

When I lived up north I was an avid organic gardener.  I learned the tomatoes were happy when I prepared the soil well, fed it compost, oriented the plot toward the sun, watered it deeply, planted at the right time, picked off the bugs, drowned the slugs, planted basil on one side of them and…

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Should Your Boss Do Social Media?

A recent study by CEO.com revealed that 87% Inc. 500 CEOs are active on social media. Their companies are growing fast and they know the value of keeping their finger on the pulse of what their customers (and competitor’s customers are saying). Whether large or small business, executives are learning the benefits that come along by being…

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News from the Frontier

In the last few days of June, I had the pleasure to attend the Fourth World Congress of the International Positive Psychology Association. Wow! I was amazed at the rush of people that moved ever so quickly as the doors opened to get seats at the front of the ballroom which held all 1500 of…

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Top Ways to Engage

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the Total CX (Customer Experience) Leaders Conference in Miami. How lovely that it was close to my home this year. It was great to be among the leaders in the customer revolution again. I missed them last year. It was stimulating to hear what some…

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