Reduce stress using this simple 3 step system

Stress is a physical, mental, and emotional state of tension resulting from demanding circumstances. When there’s a perceived threat, the body releases hormones such as adrenaline that prepared our caveman ancestors to fight or flee from predators. It still protects us today by giving the ability to quickly jump out of the way of an…

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If you’re stressed at work, people around you can feel it.  It makes others uneasy.  They wonder if you’re going to snap and walk out or even unleash on them.  Now they’re stressed out too! The most dangerous thing about stress in the workplace is that it’s contagious.  It can run through a department faster…

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A women being celebrated at an office meeting

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, it got me thinking, is praise only for those with low self-confidence?…

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Celebrating employees’ birthdays, employment anniversaries, or throwing a party for significant team accomplishment are a nice touch and enjoyed by employees.  But what makes the greatest impact on employee satisfaction is what you do the other 250 or so workdays of the year. Below are some ideas of how to show your employees how important…

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