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How to Stay Calm and Connected When Self-Distancing Yourself From Others

How to Stay Calm and Connected When Self-Distancing Yourself From Others

A couple weeks ago, when most of us were still working at the office, I wrote an article about how to prevent yourself from feeling sad and lonely when working from home. Hopefully it provided a few good tips! But now that we’re self-distancing ourselves from others and staying home pretty much all of the(…)

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Why Compassion Is Better Than Competition

Why Compassion Is Better Than Competition

Many organizations encourage their employees to be cut-throat and competitive with each other in order to succeed. These organizations believe that a cut-throat, high-pressure work environment is necessary to get employees to be productive and do their best work. However, research has shown that a competitive environment is actually damaging and ultimately detrimental to an(…)

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Kindness at the Office

Kindness at the Office

In many organizations, employees are encouraged to be aggressive and competitive in order to be successful and “get ahead” at work. It’s believed that having a competitive spirit makes employees more productive and engaged. In truth, however, research has indicated that kindness – and not competitiveness – is a much more essential quality. The best(…)

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