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The Value of Abundant Praise at Work

The Value of Abundant Praise at Work Article by Jodi Wehling A senior level leader once told me she wasn’t one to give much praise so she needed to hire someone who didn’t need that.  So, finding someone with a high level of self-confidence went on my list of have-to-have characteristics of the candidates.  However,…

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How to Make it to the Next Vacation

How to Make it to the Next Vacation article and photo by Jodi Wehling   Last week, we talked about the value of vacations and a plan for integrating them into 2016. We now know from research what we already knew from life experience; the positive effects of vacations only last about four weeks. Most…

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Vacations: A hiatus from work will make you more productive!

Vacations: A hiatus from work will make you more productive! article & photo by Jodi Wehling Hello and welcome 2016 — you feel fantastic!  But I don’t give you much credit for this feeling.  I attribute that to the last week of your predecessor, good old 2015. I’ve known it intellectually for years, and learned…

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