“Sometimes pain is the teacher we require, a hidden gift of healing and hope.” ~Janet Jackson I was becoming more and more confused as to what my feelings were toward my husband. Longing for that personal adult male connection, I started to feel trapped in my marriage. However, I still had a very strong sense
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One overarching focus encompasses the top priorities of strategic chief human resources officers in the coming year: To provide their boards, CEOs, and other business leaders with data-driven insights and corresponding actions related to workforce readiness and risk. These critical insights and actions will be focused on enabling the execution of an evolving business strategy,
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To leaders across industries, organizations, and business functions, the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) is synonymous with next practices. A next practice is a strategy strongly correlated to better market performance, but in use to a very limited extent by organizations overall. Typically, next practices are found more frequently in high-performance companies—those that consistently excel
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Takeaway: When we have a bit of time to relax, we tend to spend time on activities that provide us with a quick dopamine hit. This is especially the case when we spend our downtime in the digital world. The key to relaxation is to invest in strategies that make your mind less stimulated. Usually
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Achieve the Impossible Speech – James Lawrence, widely known as The Iron Cowboy, shares the story of how hitting rock bottom triggered the shift he needed to become the best version of himself, giving him the determination to conquer 50 Iron Mans in 50 days. For more Impact Theory interviews subscribe to: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnYMOamNKLGVlJgRUbamveA ► Watch
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In Part I of this two-part conversation with collaborative change and organizational design expert Gervase R. Bushe, Ph. D, we explored rethinking how to approach major change initiatives using the concept of Dialogic OD and generative change.  In this continuation of the conversation, and building on i4cp’s Culture Renovation® research, which revealed the criticality of
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“You weren’t built to be calm, cool, and collected all the time. If you were, it wouldn’t feel so exhausting.”~Ryan O’Connell  There’s a lot of talk nowadays about “highly sensitive people” and “empaths.” It can be difficult for people who don’t relate to these labels to understand, or even believe what more sensitive folks experience.
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Only five months remain until the i4cp 2020 Next Practices Now Conference , the #1-ranked conference for senior HR leaders, brings together over 400 senior human capital executives for three days of focus on cutting-edge HR approaches and high-level networking. Already boasting a speaker list of top executives, i4cp is pleased to announce the addition
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A restaurant chain in the U.K. has launched a line of gender-neutral cocktails to combat stereotypes and help customers feel more “comfortable” with drink choices. Burger & Lobster recently announced it is serving five nameless drinks at two of its London, U.K. locations after learning that “feminine” or “masculine”- sounding names affect drink purchases. The
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“Sometimes when you’re in a dark place, you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.” ~Christine Caine The phrase “personal growth” has always felt counterintuitive to me. Personal growth feels less like growth and more like stripping away—of peeling back the expectations, fears, and shame that we’ve been conditioned with since birth. Beneath
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