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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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Is Your Organization Compassionate? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

Is Your Organization Compassionate? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

Compassionate organizations tend to be more successful. When employees feel like they have their company’s support when they’re going through a difficult time, they feel safe and secure. They’re more willing to admit to mistakes and work as a team to find a solution. They’re more creative and innovative, because they know they won’t be(…)

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How to Increase Employee Engagement

How to Increase Employee Engagement

It’s great to have engaged employees. Engaged employees are happy, enthusiastic about their work, and highly productive. But how can you help your employees to feel more engaged at work? Well according to Emma Seppälä, Associate Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, managers need to provide their employees with(…)

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Be Healthier, Happier, and More Successful — Starting Today

Be Healthier, Happier, and More Successful — Starting Today

An act of kindness a day keeps depression at bay. How are you feeling today? Energized, capable, connected, and peaceful? Or are you bored, sad, lonely, unfocused, or isolated? If it’s the latter, this may be the cure you’ve been looking for: kindness. Why kindness? Mental health authorities around the world say that practicing acts of kindness frequently produces(…)

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