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5 Ways to Create Boundaries (to Avoid Workplace Burnout)

5 Ways to Create Boundaries (to Avoid Workplace Burnout)

Before describing 5 things employees can do to create better boundaries, let me gently stress that none of these ideas involve screaming, yelling, offensive language or stomping out of a meeting. Good manners and showing respect are always welcomed.
Moving the Target: 5 Steps to Help You Level Up Your Goals

Moving the Target: 5 Steps to Help You Level Up Your Goals

Finding it too easy to hit your goals? Maybe you have goals that do not challenge you. That means it is time to level up. When it comes to making goals that help you overall, it is important to ensure that they are progressive…stepping stones to success.
Global Food Shortage: Prepare for Impact – Andrew Busch

Global Food Shortage: Prepare for Impact – Andrew Busch

In recent times, the increase in the prices of food has been a major headline in many countries of the world. From the developing countries in Africa to the developed countries of the West, there is one common news – food inflation.
Setting Your Personal GPS: 3 Things to Keep You on Course at Work and in Life

Setting Your Personal GPS: 3 Things to Keep You on Course at Work and in Life

Years ago, during a family vacation, we settled into our hotel and then piled into the car to find something to eat. After the cursory "where would you like to go – I don't care, where do you want to go?" conversation with my wife we decided on a place.
Volunteering, It Deserves a Second Look – Ron Culberson

Volunteering, It Deserves a Second Look – Ron Culberson

I have been involved in some sort of volunteer organization for most of my life. More recently, as an older adult, I pursued my EMT and firefighter certification so that I can serve my community in a different way. This new direction has invigorated me.
What a Japanese Word Teaches Us About Creativity – Josh Linkner

What a Japanese Word Teaches Us About Creativity – Josh Linkner

Those of us who seek – and study – human creativity are besieged with overused tropes. "Think outside the box" and "color outside the lines" are right up there in the cliché Hall of Fame. But I recently stumbled on a Japanese word: Datsuzoku.
5 Key Trends Leaders and Teams Must Embrace – Colette Carlson

5 Key Trends Leaders and Teams Must Embrace – Colette Carlson

Has it only been two years? In that time, we have changed the way we meet, the way we communicate, our work culture and in the process our work mindsets. The whirlwind brought to us by a small viral particle has changed us as leaders and employees.
Hard Trends that Impact The Future of Manufacturing – Dan Burrus

Hard Trends that Impact The Future of Manufacturing – Dan Burrus

The industrial manufacturing sector has always been coined the "backbone" of the US and the world. Whether it is supplying the population with goods or building integral pieces for lifesaving medical equipment, manufacturing is omnipresent in many ways.
The Secret Superpower Behind Batman – Kevin Brown

The Secret Superpower Behind Batman – Kevin Brown

I love the Batman movies. My favorite is still the 1989 release starring Michael Keaton. The one that started it all for the modern-day big-screen Batman franchise. As a young man whose life was in shambles, I remember being inspired by the Batman character.
How to Thrive in the Middle of Chaos – Marilyn Tam

How to Thrive in the Middle of Chaos – Marilyn Tam

It hits you as soon as you wake up. The world is in messy disorder and it's seeping relentlessly into your daily life. How can you maintain some sense of equilibrium so that you can manage your work, personal life, and health without feeling overburdened?
Hope After the Storm – John O’Leary

Hope After the Storm – John O’Leary

While waiting for the storm to pass, the all-clear to be given, and the right to return to our rooms to be granted, I was reminded of the powerful, unmistakable sounds many report as a tornado approaches and after it departs. Let me explain.
Small-Business Tips to Succeed on Facebook – Gene Marks

Small-Business Tips to Succeed on Facebook – Gene Marks

Facebook has certainly been taking its lumps lately. Meta, its parent, announced recently the social media powerhouse saw a drop in its active daily users for the first time in its history. Its core app faces challenges from dozens of other social media competitors.