Money Concerns Squeeze the Zest Out of Life

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Canadians return to work sick to avoid lost wages Concern over money is resulting in Canadian workers losing the work-life balance battle due to increased stress, anxiety and depression. In Canada, employees put work first before family and friends, even when sick, according to the third edition of Desjardins Financial Security’s national survey on health. […]

Passing the Envelope

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Most employees asked by coworkers to chip in for office festivities, survey shows There’s no such thing as a free lunch … and birthday cake may have a price, too. In a recent survey, three-quarters (75%) of executives polled said employees are asked by peers to contribute money to pay for celebrations — such as […]

Appreciative Inquiry: Dream, Article 3/5

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Appreciative Inquiry is a progressive organizational approach that embraces a simple philosophy: What you feed will grow. PART 3: Dream Appreciative Inquiry (AI) was founded in 1980 when then-doctoral student David Cooperrider was conducting conventional diagnosis at the Cleveland Clinic. Cooperrider, who was so impressed by the Clinic’s success, inquired about factors that contributed to the […]

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