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Category: emotional intelligence

compassionate workplace

Why should you create a more compassionate workplace?

In today’s blog post, I’m kicking off a brand-new video tip series on tools to create a more compassionate workplace.  This is the first of several videos this year on this topic. Does a compassionate workplace make a difference? A

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compassion in the workplace

Go beyond empathy; compassion in the workplace is what really matters!

Alexandra Chisholm is a physical therapist, specializing in the care of complex burn survivors. She has a special interest and education in pain management, and is, in her words, passionate about the Science and Art of alleviating pain and suffering. 

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Want to know how to get promotions? Get tagged as a HiPo

In my leadership development consultancy, I frequently work one-on-one with employees in a mentoring relationship.  And one of the questions I am often asked, particularly by those fairly young in their careers, is how to get promotions.  And the answer

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mental resilience

Mental resilience comes when you create a psychologically safe environment

Can you believe we’re up to Strategy #14 in our ongoing series on helping your people build their physical and mental resilience?  In previous tips in this series, I’ve talked about different aspects of resilience, and today I want to

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build resilience

Train your people to build resilience in themselves

I’ve been focusing all this year on tools to help you help your employees build resilience.  Today’s tip is to give your people training to help them increase their own competency in building resilience.  Let me explain. Train your people

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adversity

An ageless folktale about dealing with adversity

Every so often, a conversation with an elderly relative reminds me of a story from Indian folklore that I heard when I was a child.  And I was reminded once again of another story, this time on the topic of

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