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Twofer Tuesday: On Comedic Insights & Poetic Reflections

February 21, 2017

Comedy and poetry — are they so very different? Each of this week’s Twofer articles provides worldly ruminations from two people who excel at their craft: first, comedian Jerry Seinfeld, then poet Wendell Berry. Golden Nuggets from a Gold-Star Comedian

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Twofer Tuesday: On Optimism & Busyness

January 31, 2017

How often do you give in to negativity rather than focusing on the positive? Do you ever wonder how others perceive you when you tell them you’re much too busy? This week’s Twofers take a look at two subjects that

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Twofer Tuesday: On Humble Leaders & Meaningful Work

January 24, 2017

The way in which our leaders and managers conduct themselves has a lot of impact on our potential to grow and evolve. Yet there’s a limit to how much their behaviour can define our overall workplace enjoyment. The first of

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Twofer Tuesday: On Saying “No” & Being Happy

November 8, 2016

Have you joined our Tools for the Time-Crunched Manager LinkedIn group? It’s designed to inspire and help you conquer the day-to-day challenges of your workday. We often share resources like this — The Power of “No” Have you heard that one of

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