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Something you might not know about Gen Z

Last week’s blog highlighted being mindful and the importance of pausing so we can experience putting more life back into life.  Yesterday, I chose to be more mindful while I was on a commuter train, and, right in front of me, were several examples of things I have taken for granted.   What did I see? Besides the beautiful landscape out my window,… Read More »Something you might not know about Gen Z

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Is It Time To Pause? ⏰

We just celebrated World Mental Health Day.   Let’s simplify things this week. Are you in a constant state of rush? What if you were rushing through your morning commute and heard beautiful music being performed from your subway station. Would you stop and listen? Would you even notice?  In 2007, The Washington Post arranged an unusual sociological experiment: Joshua Bell, an… Read More »Is It Time To Pause? ⏰

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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

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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! 

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