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Us & Them – Lessen the Harm

Do No Harm.   These words came from a colleague sharing a perspective on the responsibilities of HR.  The role should minimize harm to individuals – increase psychological safety, meditate, listen, provide resources, organize programs for growth, and remove barriers to amplify wellness.   As I listened,  I reflected.  Then it hit me.  Hard.  My perception […]
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Learn How Flipping The Numbers Could...

Gallup’s 2022 State of the Workplace provides a sobering view of our work lives:  79% of global workers are emotionally detached at work or miserable.  And for those workers answered yes to the following questions: “Did you feel stress yesterday?”  59%  “Did you feel worried yesterday?” 56% “Did you feel physical pain a lot of […]
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Corporate Games – Hope and Help

“Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear. A little hope is effective. A lot of hope is dangerous. A spark is fine, as long as it’s contained.” President Snow, The Hunger Games – Donald Sutherland The blockbuster book and movie, The Hunger Games, is set in a dystopian post-apocalyptic world pitting people against […]
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