Can Gratitude Breed Success?

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It’s a tried and true principle: gratitude makes people happy. Just ask Harvard [1], Psychology Today [2], and Oprah [3]. There’s something in our neurochemistry that craves a thankful perspective. But how far-reaching does the power of gratitude extend? Certainly counting your blessings has other dividends beside a good mood. Please don’t misunderstand, happiness is… Read more »

Why Being a Team Player is the Best Move for your Career

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Picture in your mind the most collaborative individual at your company. This employee is likely to always contribute to meetings, and is then anxious to hear the contributions of their peers. They probably crave feedback. This individual you’re thinking of is also probably in leadership, or some cultural role. They are likely to be successful…. Read more »

Using One-on-Ones as a Coaching Tool

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  When working in a business, setting clear expectations between an individual team member and his/her leader is foundational to effective performance. However, continued and regular follow-up, and supportive coaching, is critical to sustained success. The strongest approach to effective follow-up is a consistent cadence of one-on-one discussions between the employee and her/his leader. These… Read more »

4 Tips for Processing Tough Feedback

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Everybody knows the feeling: the word “feedback” enters the conversation, and instantly you can recall every error you’ve ever made since the third grade. While this reaction to feedback is standard, a staple of successful individuals is the capacity to process negative feedback positively and objectively. Consider these four tips in making the very best… Read more »

4 Reasons Why Accountability is a Staple of a Successful Person

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Accountability can be an intimidating term. Unfortunately, the word can often carry a negative connotation of justice, as in being accountable to one’s mistakes. Individuals that perceive accountability in this light may never reap the career-changing benefits of accountability. Just as an individual must responsibly own-up to their missteps, they are equally obligated to take… Read more »

The 3 Reasons Why Integrity in the Workplace will Always be in Demand

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I once worked closely with an individual that battled some enormous demons: depression, social anxiety, and insecurity were a few difficulties they battled daily, all culminating in debilitating episodes of isolation. Regardless of this person’s struggles, they were renowned in their work environment for one rare, remarkable talent: integrity. This individual never wavered from their… Read more »

Employee Spotlight – Chad

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Chad is a creator. Undoubtedly his ad campaigns, cultural contributions and endless stream of graphics have, in a way, shaped the company; however, this is not Chad’s greatest or most enduring work. Chad builds things, but more importantly, he builds people. Consciously or not, his exhaustive example of hard work, not uncommonly characterized by staying… Read more »

7 Powerful Ways to Stay Focused at Work

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According to an accredited study performed by businessofapps.com, we receive approximately 46 notifications from our phones each day. And, if you’re just as obliged to a quick shot of dopamine as everyone else, this means you’ll probably reach for your phone immediately after your screen lights up. Though this barrage of distractions can certainly pose… Read more »

Employee Spotlight – Angela

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  Every company has a precious supply of happy, enthusiastic individuals. People of this variety are a commodity; they’re indispensable in their unique ability to inject a workforce with renewed energy, and a desire for personal growth. Grateful people are different. An encounter with a grateful person often results in an abiding introspection that transcends… Read more »

England Logistics Podcast Network Ep 17 | Senior Leadership Roundtable Pt. 3

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A few members of our senior leadership team gathered together a little over a week ago to record a discussion of the current challenges faced by our nation. We asked them to give us ten minutes of their time. What resulted was an emotional 90 minutes as the group reflected on displays of heroism, perseverance,… Read more »