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The Brain's Ability to Look Within: A Secret to Well-Being

The Two Paths of Attention: Outward & Inward What’s the difference between noticing the rapid beat of a popular song on the radio and noticing the rapid rate of your heart when ...
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Why Compassion Is a Better Managerial Tactic than Toughness

Stanford University neurosurgeon Dr. James Doty tells the story of performing surgery on a little boy’s brain tumor. In the middle of the procedure, the resident who is ...
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3 Highly Effective Ways to Give Critical Feedback

We have this idea that – whether at work or in personal relationships – giving critical feedback is necessary but difficult. The relationship may become damaged if there are ...
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Chronic Stress Burning You Out? Energy Management Is Key.

Why are we always exhausted at the end of a workday? Why do we come home wiped out, with barely enough energy to make dinner before collapsing for the night?
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Three Ways Extraordinary Leaders Motivate Employees

Given the extraordinary low levels of engagement in the U.S. workforce — a recent Gallup poll showed that 70% of employees are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” at work — ...
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Four False Beliefs About Mental Health Conditions

Thanks in part to movies, television shows, and media, many misconceptions about mental health have surfaced over the years, and if you ask someone about their interpretation ...
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When Giving Critical Feedback, Focus on Your Non-Verbal Cues

Giving feedback may be one of the most difficult challenges a manager faces. On the one hand, you have to be honest; on the other hand, you don't want to alienate your ...
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Happy Workplaces are Candid Workplaces

Recently the Communications Workers of America – the union that represents T-Mobile employees — contested a T-Mobile Employee Handbook clause on maintaining a positive work ...
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