April 14, 2014
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How are the resolutions going?

With the first quarter of the year behind us and my birthday around the corner (it is tomorrow), I always stop and reflect how much progress I have made toward my goals. I thought I’d extend the invitation to you […]
March 24, 2014
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What does the Pygmalion effect have to do with stress?

I’ve been noticing a great deal lately just how many managers report feeling stressed because of their team’s performance or lack thereof. I’ve heard some rather strong beliefs that the youngsters of today just can’t be managed and motivated. If […]
March 17, 2014
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Choice is good, right?

This week’s ‘food for thought’ will be in keeping with the theme of managing stress. If you haven’t been following the past two weeks – I’d recommend that you visit my blog and take a look at how much your […]
March 10, 2014
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Change your attitude but don’t pile it on…

Last week’s ‘food for thought’ (about stress), got such a strong response that I’ve decided to stick with the theme for a few weeks. Firstly, it is important to re-emphasise that stress is simply our inability to adapt to or […]
March 3, 2014
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Could stress actually be your friend?

For decades, certain health experts have turned stress into a public health enemy, yet new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. In other words, we are going back […]