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Social Distancing and Spiritual Dirction in the Age of COVID-19 – Spiritual Article

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 is changing how we have meaningful conversations and gatherings — yes, even spiritual direction sessions for a while. Leading experts in the fields of immunology and medicine are advising us to practice “social distancing,” which merely means you are very careful about getting physically close to people when in groups or crowds. It does slow down the spread of the virus, which is great, but we still need to be able to communicate with one another,…

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The Road to Confidence Part 2: You Should Read This – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

This is the second in a series of posts based on Dale Carnegie’s writing and training. Find more information on his work, training, and free resources here. Read the first post here. I have a theory about how happy you are. It goes like this: count up the number of times in a day you say the word “should.” Think about your typical day. “I should go exercise this morning.” “I shouldn’t have had that piece of candy after lunch.”…

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A Question I’m Often Asked: What’s the Best Tendency to Hire? – Self Improvement Article

I continue to study the “Four Tendencies”—my personality framework that divides people into Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, and Rebels. It’s endlessly fascinating. Want to take the free, quick quiz to find out your Tendency? It’s here. More than 2.5 million people have taken this quiz. Want to read a quick overview of the Four Tendencies? Read here. Understanding the Four Tendencies can be extremely valuable in the workplace, because using the framework can help deal with burn-out, procrastination, insubordination, rigidity, impulsivity,…

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A Question I’m Often Asked: What’s the Right Mix of the Four Tendencies in a Team? – Personal Development Article

I’m always pondering the “Four Tendencies”—my personality framework that divides people into Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, and Rebels. It’s endlessly fascinating. Want to take the free, quick quiz to find out your Tendency? It’s here. More than 2.5 million people have taken this quiz. Want to read a quick overview of the Four Tendencies? Read here. Understanding the Four Tendencies can be extremely valuable in the workplace, because using the framework can help deal with burn-out, procrastination, insubordination, rigidity, impulsivity, and…

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Wellness in the Workplace, Turn Your Desk into a Sacred Space – Spiritual Article

As wellness permeates more and more aspects of our lives, it’s time to turn to the office and make the workplace more supportive of our overall health and well-being. For those times when your busy, stressful professional life is taking a toll on your mental or physical health, or the negative energy from a coworker is draining you, your desk can be your sacred space where you can seek refuge from the hardships of your job. Not to mention the…

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The Dog Ate My Homework and Other Lame Excuses – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

He’s not feeling that great either I never told a teacher that the dog ate my homework in grade school. It would not have worked for me because a.) I usually had my homework done and b.) we did not have a dog. But somewhere along the line, it must have been used by some enterprising student who felt safe because the dog wouldn’t talk. Because of loyalty, of course, and because…dog lips. The adult equivalent of the dog ate…

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The Skinny Confidential Beauty Vault Reveal + 3 Tips To Keep Your Office Organized – Lifestyle Article

Turn on your JavaScript to view content As some of you guys know, I recently moved into The Skinny Confidential HQ ( we’re calling it the TSC Dreamhouse because we want it so Barbie hot pink that it’s obnoxious ). One of the requirements of moving into a new office space was that I wanted a closet that we could put all the giveaway goodies in. Think of it as a beauty, health, wellness, skin closet where everything is organized so we can see…

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