63 results for tag: workplace relationships


Why We Connect

Peter DeMarco, a writer in Boston, lost his 34-year old wife, Laura Levis, following a severe asthma attack. Recently, The New York Times reprinted Mr. DeMarco's "A Letter to the Doctors and Nurses Who Cared for My Wife." It went viral. Take time to read ...
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How Do I Help Employee Showing Signs of Burnout?

There's an employee showing all the telltale signs of burnout. What do you do? connection culture Listen to Michael Lee Stallard, co-founder of the Connection Culture movement and a leading expert on what it takes to avoid personal and organizational ...
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The Super Power That Makes People Smarter, Happier and Healthier

That's right. There is a super power that will actually make people smarter, happier and healthier. It's called being connected, and it's the number one unmet need of Millennials. When people feel connected, vs feeling left out, unsupported or alone, it ...
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The 3V Leadership Model

The 3Vs are a great way to implement a Connection Culture. The first V is VISION. An inspiring Vision is when everyone in the organization is motivated by the mission, united by the values and proud of the reputation. You want to work for, or be, a leader ...
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Because of the Times

I've heard this statement frequently, especially in recent months: "Because of the Times." In general, its context has been related to current events, business dynamics, social changes, political challenges, religious forces, leadership impacts, and ...
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57 Easy Ways to Be Happier and More Successful

I've already posted most of the advice below but scattered among five or six posts. I thought it would be useful to collect all of my happiness and success rules in a single place. Enjoy! 1. Assume people have good intentions. Since you can't read minds, ...
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Four Ways Leaders Can Foster Cooperation

Charles Osgood told the story of two ladies who lived in a convalescent center. Each had suffered an incapacitating stroke. Margaret's stroke left her left side restricted, while Ruth's stroke damaged her right side. Both of these ladies were accomplished ...
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If You Want to Find Meaning, Develop Eulogy Virtues

A few years ago, I spent a few days with a friend, John, to help me get perspective on my life and figure out the road ahead. During that time, John shared his story with me and it had a great impact. A number of years prior to our meeting, John had become a ...
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The Relationship Engine

Research shows high performance is really driven by the core business relationships people and companies have. The thing is, these relationships are difficult to measure and aren't usually part of strategic planning. In his new book, The Relationship Engine: ...
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3 Courtesy Myths Women Should Reject

"You talk about being courteous, but I'm afraid that if I'm 'nice,' people will walk all over me." A woman voiced this concern to me during a workshop I was teaching. If that opinion represents a conventional view of courtesy, then women need a reality check ...
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3 Ways to Develop Winning Team Spirit

As football season begins, millions of fans are excited about cheering on their favorite high school, college or NFL teams. The best teams, those that are competitive over time, benefit from having a winning team spirit. A winning team spirit is a mood ...
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5 Bonehead Mistakes Great Communicators Never Make

In today's face-paced working world, it takes intelligence and effort to listen, really listen, to what other people are actually saying. Everyone knows that the ability to communicate is a crucial success skill. However, what most people don't understand ...
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