5 Thoughts On Creativity In The Workplace

Often, in this day and age, where workplace systems, computers and daily routines are in place to make things more efficient and productive, we can sometimes forget about the creativity someone had to challenge the norm, and find a...

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17 Science-Backed Benefits of Taking Your Work Outdoors More

If you’re like the average person you spend most of your time indoors at work or at home. To complicate things more, most people spend a significant portion of their day sitting - according to Business Insider, 86% of workers sit...

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The Perfect Time to Get Creative is Now

By David Usher We all have an image in our mind's eye of the perfect time and space to do our creative work. An amazing studio overlooking the ocean with the brilliant light of a sunset washing colour through the...

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Elizabeth Gilbert: Powering Up Big Magic for 2017 HR Conference + Tradeshow

Ten years ago, Elizabeth Gilbert captivated the world with her powerful and transformative memoir Eat, Pray, Love, encouraging millions of readers to make changes, large and small, in their own lives. In the decade since her best-selling memoir, people...

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Fear Freezes the Free Mind Factor: Finding the Path to a Culture of Helping

By Doug Turner What does the free mind factor bring to work? Quite simply, everything. However, it thrives only in certain situations or environments—typically characterized by creativity, innovation, collaboration, originality, and lots of new cool ideas; you get the idea. All...

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Tomorrow’s Skill Sets Today: Being Future Skills Ready

By Lynn Oucharek No organization today remains untouched by the ongoing shifts in our economic, technological and cultural landscapes. With the pace of those shifts continuing to increase, even the hardiest of us can feel like every day is a...

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Cross-Generation Communication, Collaboration and Creativity

By Amelia Chan, CHRP While discussions around generations and age demographics have been hot button topics for HR professionals and business leaders for some time, the focus of that conversation has shifted—by necessity—‘from peril to potential.’ Nature, nurture and our fast-changing...

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Beyond the Carrot and the Stick

By Andrew Woods In the 1800’s, Jeremy Bentham, an English philosopher considered the founder of modern utilitarianism, theorized that all human action was driven by the avoidance of pain and the pursuit of pleasure. This theory is still very much...

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