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Does Selflessness and Manners Matter for our Children?

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Research we WISH we had done! The answer to this question may surprise you. Research from the 2023 World Values Survey – an international research effort that focuses on social, political, economic, religious, and cultural values around the world – raises interesting questions about where we, as Americans, compared to…
READ MORE → Does Selflessness and Manners Matter for our Children?
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“I’m sorry” and other things we don’t say when we’re sorry

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Research we WISH we had done! We all apologize at some time or another.  Usually, Patrick is apologizing to Zina but that’s another story entirely! Why are apologies so difficult?  We’ve all seen politicians, bless their little hearts, apologize by saying I regret…. which are technically words in the English…
READ MORE → “I’m sorry” and other things we don’t say when we’re sorry

What are We Missing? Hard Data, Soft Data, and the Power of Networking

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How often to do we continue business as usual without stepping out of the universe we have created for ourselves? Think about that for a second. When we live in a universe that confirms our viewpoints, our decisions, and our (albeit humble us!) amazing leadership, what’s not to love? 😊…
READ MORE → What are We Missing? Hard Data, Soft Data, and the Power of Networking

Creating a New Normal? Try a Human Approach. – thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World

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Begin with empathetic listening. People need to feel like they are heard and understood and everyone’s experiences with change brings its own unique pain. Simple acknowledgment and understanding on the part of bosses is not enough. Leaders need to show empathy through patient and active listening. Accommodate their needs and allow for…
READ MORE → Creating a New Normal? Try a Human Approach. – thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World

All You Need is Love: How to Nurture Compassionate Love in the Workplace

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It’s no surprise that such workplace bonds would manifest themselves in terms of love. We know, for example, that we’re driven more by intrinsic motivators than extrinsic ones. Studies show that our need for efficacy exceeds our more primal desires for money and artificial gratification. Relationships, bonds, and trust fuel organizational duty and…
READ MORE → All You Need is Love: How to Nurture Compassionate Love in the Workplace

Traditional Meets Virtual. The New Normal is Now. – PA TIMES Online | PA TIMES Online

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The fact is not every job is suitable for a virtual staff. Consider firefighters or police officers. Also, individuals who work on the front lines of organizations interacting in person with visitors would be hard-pressed to convert their positions to a telework format. Childcare workers and custodians would not be…
READ MORE → Traditional Meets Virtual. The New Normal is Now. – PA TIMES Online | PA TIMES Online

Overriding Our Instincts in Order to Become Caring Leaders | Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog

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This “formula for leadership” approach occurs at all levels. Executives at the highest level of the company are quick to check the big boxes. Did I send out a monthly newsletter? Did I host a strategic planning offsite or a town hall? Did I say hello to a stranger in…
READ MORE → Overriding Our Instincts in Order to Become Caring Leaders | Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog
Books File on Book Shelves

Does Selflessness and Manners Matter for our Children?

·
Research we WISH we had done! The answer to this question may surprise you. Research from the 2023 World Values Survey – an international research effort that focuses on social, political, economic, religious, and cultural values around the world – raises interesting questions about where we, as Americans, compared to…
READ MORE → Does Selflessness and Manners Matter for our Children?
Books File on Book Shelves

“I’m sorry” and other things we don’t say when we’re sorry

·
Research we WISH we had done! We all apologize at some time or another.  Usually, Patrick is apologizing to Zina but that’s another story entirely! Why are apologies so difficult?  We’ve all seen politicians, bless their little hearts, apologize by saying I regret…. which are technically words in the English…
READ MORE → “I’m sorry” and other things we don’t say when we’re sorry

What are We Missing? Hard Data, Soft Data, and the Power of Networking

·
How often to do we continue business as usual without stepping out of the universe we have created for ourselves? Think about that for a second. When we live in a universe that confirms our viewpoints, our decisions, and our (albeit humble us!) amazing leadership, what’s not to love? 😊…
READ MORE → What are We Missing? Hard Data, Soft Data, and the Power of Networking

Creating a New Normal? Try a Human Approach. – thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World

·
Begin with empathetic listening. People need to feel like they are heard and understood and everyone’s experiences with change brings its own unique pain. Simple acknowledgment and understanding on the part of bosses is not enough. Leaders need to show empathy through patient and active listening. Accommodate their needs and allow for…
READ MORE → Creating a New Normal? Try a Human Approach. – thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World

All You Need is Love: How to Nurture Compassionate Love in the Workplace

·
It’s no surprise that such workplace bonds would manifest themselves in terms of love. We know, for example, that we’re driven more by intrinsic motivators than extrinsic ones. Studies show that our need for efficacy exceeds our more primal desires for money and artificial gratification. Relationships, bonds, and trust fuel organizational duty and…
READ MORE → All You Need is Love: How to Nurture Compassionate Love in the Workplace

Traditional Meets Virtual. The New Normal is Now. – PA TIMES Online | PA TIMES Online

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The fact is not every job is suitable for a virtual staff. Consider firefighters or police officers. Also, individuals who work on the front lines of organizations interacting in person with visitors would be hard-pressed to convert their positions to a telework format. Childcare workers and custodians would not be…
READ MORE → Traditional Meets Virtual. The New Normal is Now. – PA TIMES Online | PA TIMES Online

Overriding Our Instincts in Order to Become Caring Leaders | Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog

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This “formula for leadership” approach occurs at all levels. Executives at the highest level of the company are quick to check the big boxes. Did I send out a monthly newsletter? Did I host a strategic planning offsite or a town hall? Did I say hello to a stranger in…
READ MORE → Overriding Our Instincts in Order to Become Caring Leaders | Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog

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