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How to Stop Catastrophizing – Managing Our Minds

How to Stop Catastrophizing – Managing Our Minds

The sky has finally fallen. Always knew it would.– Eeyore, from Winnie the Pooh Things have been tough lately. Pandemic. Inflation. War. Many are suffering mightily. Maybe you’ve been suffering too. But are you complicit in your own suffering? Are you making things, as tough as they may be...

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20 Effective Ways to Automate and Grow Your Business

20 Effective Ways to Automate and Grow Your Business

There's more scope for automation in your business than ever before. With automation, you can schedule emails to be sent at the perfect time, follow up with leads that have abandoned their cart, sync data between apps, and notify team members of new tasks. However, these options can be...

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What Employers Should Have Learned from the Great Resignation

What Employers Should Have Learned from the Great Resignation

The Great Resignation forced leaders to think of effective ways and alternatives to retain staff. Here are the main takeaways employers should have grasped by now. There is no denying that the world has shifted during the height of the pandemic. In the years 2020 to 2021, there has been a historic...

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Let’s Replace the Manager Model — The Old One is Broken

Let’s Replace the Manager Model — The Old One is Broken

In his timely, relevant book, “A New Way To Think,” author, consultant and former Rotman School of Management Dean Roger Martin offers: “It’s extremely difficult — and socially risky — to question an established model that many people believe and to start building a new model from scratch.” With...

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Destroying Your Hard Drive to Protect Your Data

Destroying Your Hard Drive to Protect Your Data

Data security is essential for all businesses Data security is essential for all businesses. The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports a 17% increase in data breaches from 2020 to 2021, with Dataprot stating that 59% of Americans have experienced some form of cybercrime. It is more...

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How Small Moments of Praise Make a Big Difference

How Small Moments of Praise Make a Big Difference

Simple displays of gratitude help to build culture and relationships. Prior to the pandemic, Nicole Yates was speaking with her lab colleagues about ways to build a positive culture among their team of around 50 people. Recalling how a manager in a different lab, Kelly Seaton, wove displays of...

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US Chamber of Commerce Launches Campaign to Rein in CFPB

US Chamber of Commerce Launches Campaign to Rein in CFPB

On June 28, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) launched a focused campaign to highlight what it describes as unlawful regulatory overreach by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) and, specifically, new CFPB Director Rohit Chopra. “At every turn,” writes Chamber Executive...

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