Gratitude
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I want to live a life of GRATITUDE.

I have seen and learnt that gratitude creates more gratitude. It grows…and grows…and grows… Lori Portka worked for nearly two years to make 100 paintings for 100 people who had a “positive impact” on her life. Her intent was to consciously give the gift of time, love and creativity to those who touched and influenced her life. The hundred people included her family, friends, authors, musicians, teachers and even her car mechanic. Some were people

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I choose to be Happy

Sometimes life seems to go just right for us. Harmony. Opportunities. Abundance. When everything is in alignment, it is easy to have a spring in our step and a smile on our face. It is easy to be happy. But, how can we be happy when everything is not going very well? Disharmony. Crisis. Lack. A 2015 study of Harvard’s Class of 1980 revealed that happiness comes from choosingto be happy with whatever one does;

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Creating a Culture of Caring

We face myriad challenges in our daily interactions with people. A caring approach can form the basis for transformation – developing; nurturing and mentoring others will create happier and healthier environments that generate greater innovation and better outcomes. Role modeling the principles of caring could truly change the culture of the Company. What does a caring environment look like? How would it envision a set of values that addressed our responsibilities and also align with

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Instilling-Pride
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Instilling Pride

How do we create and build pride among our teams? P – Provide a positive work environment “The climate created by the leader their direct reports predicted the business performance of the entire organization. In 75% of the cases, climate alone sorted companies into high versus low profits and growth.” (Daniel Goleman, in his book, “Primal Leadership”). Let us build an environment where we are mindful of our people. An environment where we are attentive to the

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Which wolf will win?

An old Cherokee Chief was teaching his grandson about life. “There’s a fight going on inside everyone. A fight between two wolves. One is evil, full of anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, false pride, superiority and self-doubt. The other one is good, full of joy, love, peace, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and faith.” The grandson thought for a minute and then asked his grandfather, “Which wolf

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Mindful Mondays : Beat Post Lunch Slump

It is good for us to be mindful about our health. A recent study suggests that lunchtime strolls can noticeably and immediately ‘buoy’ people’s moods and ability to handle stress. Participants in the study were asked to partake in a 10-week walking program that entailed walking 30 minutes three days a week during lunch hour. They also answered questions on an app on stress, tension, enthusiasm, their workload, motivation, physical fatigue and other questions related to work

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Does Being a Kind Leader Pay?

Is it good to be a ‘nice’ leader to get people to like you? Or is it better to be tough to inspire respect and hard work? Or are both doable? If you are a caring leader, would you be perceived as being ‘soft’? If you are firm and keep your distance, wouldn’t your people know who is in charge? Does being kind pay at all? Developments in organizational research provide surprising answers to these

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Lets celebrate #InternationalDayOfHappiness

During March, we celebrate an important global movement, the UN International Day of Happiness. “The General Assembly of the United Nations has proclaimed 20 March the International Day of Happiness, recognising the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world and the importance of their recognition in public policy objectives. The UN invites member states and their citizens to observe the International Day of

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Never, Never Give Up

To enable the happiness of people in line with our mission Happiest People . Happiest Customers is a joy and a challenge. There are times when we think it is possible. There are times when we see breakthroughs. But, there are also times when we wonder if we can ever make people happy. It is during those moments when we feel like giving up that we should continue to chug on with hope, with courage,

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