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2:57 pm

What's Love got to do with Work?

The workplace has always seemed to be a place where regular human needs and interactions have been suppressed for fear of what might happen - risk mitigation.

Love is paramount on the list of feelings and actions that is shied away from. However, I would contend it is the most important aspect for making one’s job and customer interactions as fruitful and successful as possible.Read More


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4:50 pm

Do we really treat one another as fully human in business?

What becomes available to us when we greet one another as fully human?

- Margaret Wheatley

What does it mean to greet (and treat) one another as fully human and what benefits come from it? Do we really act like this in the business world?

I think not.

We enforce hierarchies that stratify and separate. We say, 'it's not personal, it's business." we fear to engage with our peers because of potential ramifications.

However, we have seen countless times how providing compassion and treating another as fully human can do amazing things.

Let down your guard. Serve. Assist. Care. You will be better for it as well those around you.

Read this Daily Good post to learn more.

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10:29 am

How to get more "It occurred to me in the shower" moments

How many times have you heard, "It occurred to me while I was in the shower"? You recognize it as how people come up with novel and innovative ideas when they aren't thinking about it - when their not stressing themselves to come up with ideas and solutions.Read More


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