Month: April 2019

New study from i4cp,“Culture Renovation: A Blueprint for Action,”  provides a master plan for initiating and sustaining organizational culture transformation. Seattle, WA: Only 15% of global survey respondents reported that their organizations have achieved highly successful culture transformations according to a new study from the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), Culture Renovation: A Blueprint for
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“Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.” ~Marilyn Monroe I knew it was over and yet I stayed. In my eyes, my relationship had run its course. I was fed up, tired, and emotionally drained, but I couldn’t get myself to pull the trigger. I didn’t know how to go through
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“What nine months of attention does for an embryo forty early mornings alone will do for your gradually growing wholeness.” ~RumiWe would likely all agree that manicures, baths, and cozy movie nights on the couch all fall under the umbrella of self-care. But I believe that it’s time—actually, beyond time—to go deeper and re-claim what
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We frequently hit busy spans which make us hope for more than 24 hours in a day. As a Productivity Ninja, you will know, no matter how many hours you spend at the office – the work never stops. Keeping that in mind, it’s important to use your time to rest and recharge. But are
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If cooking a nutritious meal is the last thing you want to do after a long day, you’re not alone. Olivia Bradford, a 26-year-old public relations manager, often finds herself too busy or too tired to cook — so she turns to takeout. Story continues below Bradford, who lives with her fiancé in Vancouver, says
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“The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.” ~Neil Gaiman A few years ago I wrote an article about my personal experience with bulimia. The piece was published by several different media channels, and some time afterward I was interviewed by CNN. It was the first time I had
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Meal kits are advertised as a convenient way to cook from scratch at home. But are they healthy? It depends, say nutrition experts. “I think every company will offer recipes to make at home that are very health-conscious, and very indulgent,” said registered dietitian Cara Rosenbloom. “They really run the gamut.” Story continues below In
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Takeaway: Doing a digital declutter helps you step back from your digital life, so you can see what parts of your digital world make your life better, and which parts you waste too much time on and have become addicted to. To conduct one, choose what apps/services/websites to not use for a month, what digital
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“Republicans buy shoes, too.”   This was Michael Jordan’s famous reported (but never actually confirmed) response when then-Charlotte, N.C., mayor Harvey Gantt sought MJ’s endorsement in a 1990 North Carolina senatorial race against Republican incumbent Jesse Helms.  Gantt, a Democrat who served two terms as Charlotte’s mayor, was the first African-American man to ever be
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You may have missed it, but in November 2018, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) released its Human Capital Reporting Standard. The standard calls for 23 metrics divided into nine categories: Ethics Costs (total workforce costs) Workforce diversity Leadership (“leadership trust,” to be determined by employee surveys) Organizational safety, health, and well-being Productivity (EBIT/revenue/turnover/profit per
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“The most confused we ever get is when we try to convince our heads of something that we know in our hearts is a lie.” ~Karen Moning It’s painful and stressful to feel like you’re living a lie. Like you’re hiding how you really feel, saying what you think other people want to hear, and
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