Fri.Jan 20, 2023

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Happiness Is All About Perspective

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People are usually as happy as they make their minds up to be. This maxim is often referenced by famed UCLA basketball coach John Wooden. It’s a reminder that the attitude we assume when faced with disappointment is truly up to us. That happiness is a choice. The influence of his father helped Wooden develop a mental approach that allowed him to respond to disappointment with self-control and reason, rather than reacting emotionally.

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Flexible Work and Investment in ESG are Driving Profitability for this Global Brand

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The Clorox Company has consistently increased net profit over the last twenty years; in 2022 it achieved net sales of $7.1 billion. A combination of a human-centric approach and robust, transparent governance has contributed to the success of this global company. 53% of all employees now prioritize wellbeing over work, and 77% of employees in the U.K. believe that flexible work policies boost productivity.

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SUCCESS Interview: Amanda Archer

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Amanda Archer established Women of the Metaverse as a creative studio, NFT collective and development incubator to support women founders entering the Web3 generation. In 2022, Archer and her co-founder Farah Selena launched First Ape Wives Club, an NFT PFP collection that will drive the first female-founded, -funded and -created game in The Sandbox metaverse.

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91% Of Senior Managers Support A Shorter Workweek

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Research has pointed to one absolute truth: demand for the four-day workweek is here to stay. Along with the UK’s successful 4 Day Week Global pilot program that saw 88% of companies benefiting from a shorter week, another Canadian survey suggests that interest is at an all-time high. According to the Robert Half report, which consists of two surveys conducted in the summer and fall of 2022, 91% of senior managers said they supported a shorter work week, while 69% anticipate making this pivo

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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Stressed? 5 Simple Ways to Prevent Burnout

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I just had my voice tested via a piece of technology called Kijini , which analyzes the tone of your voice for personality traits and nutritional deficiencies (pretty amazing!), among other types of health information. My voice indicated that I’m deficient in lutein and B-vitamins—both easy fixes. The personality portion, though, revealed this: “You spread yourself too thin.

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How to Create Lasting Change (and Actually Stick With Your New Year’s Resolutions)

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Between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 lies a blank slate of endless possibilities, and on no day does it feel more hopeful than New Year’s Eve. New Year’s resolutions are an opportunity to dream of all the things we want to achieve. The energy is aspirational , but is that where it ends? And how do we keep that momentum going and create lasting change? Karin Nordin is a behavioral change coach with a Ph.D. in health communication.

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Pennsylvania’s Governor Just Made Four-Year Degrees Less Relevant

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One of the first moves of newly-elected Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro made good on a campaign trail promise that could open a world of opportunity for professionals. After taking the oath of office on Tuesday, Gov. Shapiro signed his first executive order that eliminated the four-year degree requirement for state government positions, adding that this would open 65,000 jobs to residents.

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Employing and Developing People with Autism with Thomas D’Eri

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Ten years ago, Thomas D’Eri and his family knew they needed to do something to help his brother Andrew, who’s on the autism spectrum, lead the full adult life they knew he was capable of. As a result, D’Eri opened Rising Tide Car Wash with his father; the family now has a chain of three car washes employing more than 90 people with autism. Today, D’Eri talks with Brilliant Thoughts host Tristan Ahumada about designing an organization around people with autism and their talents.

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AI presents us with a chance to rediscover what it means to be human

Workplace Insight

Like a lot of people right now, I am struggling to get my head around where we are going with AI. Look around and you’ll see the breathless excitement at the sheer amazingness of it all. And examples of its limitations, how it screws up , how military grade AI can be fooled by somebody hiding in a box , and its sense of humour failure. All of this is demonstrably, paradoxically true.

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Elevating the Virtual Interviewing Experience

Sharing your authentic self in a virtual interview can be an unwanted challenge. How do you break through the digital barrier when conducting a virtual interview and share your exceptional self? Think in unconventional ways to elevate the virtual interviewing experience.