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A Culture-Boosting Framework for Well-Being

A Culture-Boosting Framework for Well-Being

Making Well-Being Part of Your Culture What is well-being and how can you make your framework for well-being or well-being strategy better – more effective, engaging and successful – at your organization? Workplace well-being strategies continue to evolve beyond traditional assessments and one-size-tries-to-fit-all lunch and learns. What if well-being was…

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Make Waves with Gratitude

Make Waves with Gratitude

What do you think of waves? Do waves remind you of a sun-soaked beach? Or an unforgiving storm? Do you picture sound waves radiating from the clash of cymbals? Or the fans of your favorite sports team throwing their hands in the air? Whether gentle or threatening, visible or invisible…

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How to Make Your Company Intranet More Effective

How to Make Your Company Intranet More Effective

Social Media v. Your Company Intranet Do you ever wonder how employees can spend over two hours per day on social media, like the average user, but miss an important update on the company intranet? You’re not alone. Internal communications professionals are met with the challenge of strategizing, creating and…

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The Leadership Skill of Abundance

The Leadership Skill of Abundance

Believing There’s More Than Enough Have you ever played Solitaire? It’s a card game most people can find on their computer, and as the name implies, it’s meant to be played alone. Thankfully for my family – there’s a way to play with another person, or even a group. Sometimes…

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Business Books from the humanworks8 Bookshelf

Business Books from the humanworks8 Bookshelf

Why We Read “Business Books” The humanworks8 team is committed to continuous learning. We want to learn from others, challenge our own thinking and leverage existing research as we continue to bring The 8 to life in our client organizations. One way we do this – reading. You may even…

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Creating a Culture Where Everyone Contributes

Creating a Culture Where Everyone Contributes

Everyone Contributes: The Foundation Everyone Contributes. No two people are precisely the same. You and I look different, come from different backgrounds, have unique experiences, but we both contribute. In fact, Everyone Contributes. It’s one of “The 8.” The 8 are what we believe all people need – at work,…

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Nurturing Your Family-Owned Business Culture

Nurturing Your Family-Owned Business Culture

The Perception of a Family-Owned Business With more than five collective decades of experience working within high performing family-owned businesses, our team understands how the traits of a family-owned business can be perceived as limitations or problems. We see things differently. We believe a family-owned business like yours possesses the freedom to quickly transform your perceived…

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People-Centric Solutions for Start-Ups

People-Centric Solutions for Start-Ups

Why are people-centric solutions such a critical business need for start-up companies? Because it all comes down to people. Your success depends on the partners you choose, the investors you find, the employees you hire and the customers you attract. This is especially true with young, growing businesses where the…

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Leadership Development vs. A Leadership Model

Leadership Development vs. A Leadership Model

Several years ago, I attended a quarterly leadership meeting where we compared two seemingly similar words. The words were “reaction” and “response.” The longer the discussion went on, the less similar the two words appeared to be. The discussion was led by one of the company’s owners and the point…

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The DO OVER Opportunity

The DO OVER Opportunity

The Gift of a DO OVER How often do you get the opportunity to start over and think differently about how you want to live your life and run your business? Can a year of turmoil be a gift to open our awareness of what truly matters at work and in…

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