Tag Archives: values

Social Intelligence Matters

Social Intelligence (SI) is a term that scientists have been using a lot recently.  It refers to the parts of our intelligence that help humans relate to other people.  Several kinds of abilities are lumped together as being part of … Continue reading

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2011 Favourite posts

Two posts for 2011 were tracking closely for the top spot.  In first place was  As Welcome as the Flowers in Spring, which describes a positive and respectful workplace experience with images of spring and fall flowers.  This became the most viewed. A … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Carry On

I think it would be fair to assume that you have the occasional day when you feel that the sky is falling in.  Global events and the world financial markets are creating anxiousness and a sense of helplessness.  Where can we look … Continue reading

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Effective Management of Self

Effective management of self does not rely on a technique or a tool.  It is derived from the ability to decide actions through the lens of importance and not urgency. This has evolved from the evolution of three generations of … Continue reading

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Wellness Defined

What do we mean by wellness?    Merriam-Webster’s Eleventh Edition defines “wellness” as the quality or state of being in good health especially as an actively sought goal.”  The National Wellness Institute defines wellness as “an active process through which people … Continue reading

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Reciprocity

Leaders spend their time navigating and negotiating the corporate cascade of performance targets along with the employee need for involvement, motivation and engagement.  At the same time, employees’ precious resources,  skills, discretionary effort, and network of relationships are more critical  … Continue reading

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Listening for the carolers

As we celebrate the holiday season with family and friends, pleasant memories of past traditions often come to mind, especially those that were also good deeds.  In my hometown, youth choirs would brave the cold to sing Christmas carols outside … Continue reading

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