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Finding Your Gratitude Circuit

Our fast-paced culture results in people working hard, to tight deadlines, managing work relationships and staying constantly connected through mobile devices. This pace can lead to stress and burnout.   How do we navigate these challenges? It requires skills and strategies. Resilience is a key strategy that helps employees tackle stress, a competitive job market, workplace conflicts, and address challenges on… Read More »Finding Your Gratitude Circuit

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Blurred Lines – the how & why to focus on singular tasking

At a recent session for Staples Canada Spotlight I had the opportunity to deliver on the topic of: The Art of Single Tasking, so I thought we should share a few insights.  We all multi-task and some of us think we are masters. Multitasking refers to the ability to manage multiple responsibilities at once by focusing on one task while keeping track of others. … Read More »Blurred Lines – the how & why to focus on singular tasking

Creativity

Why creativity is not just for creatives

You might be thinking, “I’m not creative, creativity is just for artists.” Creativity doesn’t just involve things like painting, performing or writing a book. There are numerous ways to unleash your creativity both personally and in your workplace. So you might be thinking – why does it matter? Increased creativity in the workplace and in your personal life leads to positive… Read More »Why creativity is not just for creatives

Take a break

💥 Increase productivity and feel less exhaustion … here’s how! 

Are you feeling energized, motivated, excited, creative, and fully engaged at work and in your relationships? If you answered ‘no’  to even just one of these – then you would benefit from a break.  Holidays, mental health days, and regular self-care can keep you functioning at your best. But the research is showing that many employees are not taking their full annual… Read More »💥 Increase productivity and feel less exhaustion … here’s how! 

Focus

The psychological costs of distractions

Let’s face it, distractions are everywhere. In today’s always-connected world, diversions are nothing more than a click away. Staying on task can be difficult, but it can be particularly challenging when you are surrounded by constant distraction. Studies have shown that it takes an average of 23 minutes and 15 seconds to get back to the task at hand when you… Read More »The psychological costs of distractions

Too many screens

Do your people suffer from Computer Vision-Syndrome?

Is it time to go analog? Taking a break away from your computer or phone can help your people from developing computer vision syndrome.  According to data from DataReportal, the average American spends 7 hours and 4 minutes looking at a screen every day.” Mar 21, 2022  Hundreds of millions of virtual meetings are occurring daily on multiple video conferencing platforms. With these… Read More »Do your people suffer from Computer Vision-Syndrome?

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Balancing Hyper-Productivity with Life Balance 

A few weeks ago, we at Doodle Breaks had the pleasure of working with a high performing team of senior executives from one of the world’s leading information technology and networking companies.  Their challenge was implementing hyper productivity whilst managing work-life balance as successful senior executives. They were exhausted. So much to do, little time for breaks, they were operating on overdrive just… Read More »Balancing Hyper-Productivity with Life Balance 

40% of people think burnout is inevitable

Around the world, 40% of workers say they believe burnout is an inevitable part of success. Does it have to be? During the two plus years of living and working through the pandemic, this has accelerated burnout to unfathomable heights.  U.S. workers said they experienced burnout at an average of 2.3 times in the last year, the highest globally.  So how… Read More »40% of people think burnout is inevitable