Empathetic

Everyday Kindness

Everyday Kindness

True kindness comes from a place that is genuine. It is done to be of service to others, out of genuine care and concern. Authentic kindness carries no expectation of receiving anything in return. Tuesday, November 13, 2018, is World Kindness Day. How will you engage in acts of kindness - on this day and every day? Here are a few ideas to get started.

Minimizing cognitive bias via mindfulness

Minimizing cognitive bias via mindfulness

While there are scores of studies about the consequences of cognitive bias, little research has been done specifically within the workplace, and how such thinking has an impact on the bottom line. Until now. A 2017 study of 3,570 white-collar college-educated professionals was the first of its kind to quantify the cost of bias.

Be more like Satya Nadella and mind the empathy gap

Be more like Satya Nadella and mind the empathy gap

How refreshing in these chaotic times to see a CEO of a $250B company on national television (CBS Sunday Morning) speak about empathy and compassion as a business essential. Since Satya Nadella took the reins from Steve Ballmer to run Microsoft four years ago, he has been on a mission to transform the company’s hard-charging and competitive culture to foster growth. And it’s working.

Cyberloafing, the scourge of managers everywhere

Cyberloafing, the scourge of managers everywhere

The quaint-sounding term cyberloafing has not-so-quaint economic consequences: a whopping $85 billion annually in the U.S alone. What can be done to curtail cyberloafing?

2018: You Are Enough

2018: You Are Enough

It’s 2018, and once again we are bombarded with ideas on what our New Year’s resolutions should be.  Messages are everywhere reminding us that we are not slim enough, healthy enough, or wealthy enough.

Try A Little Empathy

Try A Little Empathy

Many people believe empathy is one of society’s most highly valued virtues because it connects us and allows us to function and live together in society. In our disconnected, virtual way of living, we slowly lose touch with others and start to see everything as a little less real.