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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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compassionate workplace

Here’s how you can create a compassionate workplace

If you’ve heard me speak in recent years, you’ve heard me say that being compassionate is one of the most important skills that leaders need today.  Certainly, living through the coronavirus pandemic has contributed to this, but our demographics have

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kindness

Workplace lessons from the COVID contagion of kindness

As devastating and difficult as the COVID-19 world has been, the one seemingly silver lining to emerge from this pandemic is the contagion of kindness. Countless acts of generosity and thoughtfulness abound, and it has become increasingly evident that being

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Are kindness and compassion necessary in leadership?

A colleague made me aware of this story about kindness and compassion that ran in The Globe & Mail in December. Are Vancouver’s residents as cold as the icy sidewalks? Ms. Rosemary Blomeyer is a visually-impaired German immigrant in her

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It’s more important to be kind than clever

Merge recalls a long-forgotten leadership lesson from an early mentor. What do you think? Add your perspective.

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