Guidelines for Holding “Circle Conversations”

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Even without holding a full-scale OST event, you can use the “circle” as part of your organizational strategy for engaging employees and for creating the important conversations that will move your organization forward.

The Multi-tasking Mother of all Mothers

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Scientists at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) now say multi-tasking is bad for our health. Just like smoking — as soon as we get good at something the experts want us to quit it.

Mirror, Mirror on the Web

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ALTHOUGH SOME DUB IT “egosurfing,” others call it a wise career move to conduct a web search to see what information about you is available online. After all, what is visible to you also is visible to potential employers.

Think Before You Hire

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More than 2,000 full-time hiring decisions are made every day across Canada or 67,000 decisions per month. With something that big and that important, many business leaders are wondering if their companies are hiring correctly.

Seize Opportunities to Talk

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By taking responsibility and looking for a way to accommodate someone, we improved the working conditions for everyone in the production area.

Pick Your Team: A Sports Team

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With most summer vacations a mere fond memory, everyone is settling back into routine for the coming fall. Why not shake things up in your workplace by getting a team together

Looking for Unlimited Personal Power?

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Organizations have a responsibility to create workplaces where employees thrive and flourish. Business literature is filled with studies extolling the importance of valuing employees

5 S’s to Reduce Stress?

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STUDIES SHOW THAT ONE IN THREE people in Canada are living with job-related stress, with an estimated $1.7 billion of work time lost annually because of stress.

A Bunch of Noise

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How good a friend are you? According to a high-school buddy of mine, the answer to that question lies in your willingness to tell a person she has a booger hanging from her nose.