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Opportunities in the sharing economy

July 17, 2014 - Mary Charleson

Sharing, it’s a hard concept for some to grasp, particularly when our society has been driven by acquisition and ownership as a demonstration of success. I’ll admit freely that as an only child (albeit with cousins by the dozens that often made me feel like a sib…

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Pause Gem #30 – Answer The Good News Question

July 16, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Reflection & Action: I caught a ride on a beautiful fall day with a cab driver who could easily have taken the grand prize for the world’s darkest outlook on life. In response to my comments on the freshness of the morning, the beauty of the autumn leaves, and the glas…

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Your Third Pauseworks Postcard Pick Of The Week

July 16, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Here it is! The third of nine chances in the 2014 ‘Summer Sketchbook Special’ to own a piece of original art at a sizzling price of just $49 (plus applicable taxes and $10 for shipping). Gazing Out To Sea is number three in the series of Pauseworks Postcards. Ea…

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Look Mom! I can do self-care!

July 16, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

My hubby and I were keeping an eye on two of our darling grandchildren. In conversation I asked what they do when they feel disappointed, sad or hurt. It was evident in their answers that their mother has taught them well to become resilient to the inevitable bumps they wil…

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Retirement No Longer Means Good-bye

July 21, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

Thank you to Alexis Leclair, Your Uplift reader and author of Retirement Groove for her article: The boomer retirement wave is upon us. Yet many retirees, anticipating longer, healthier lives, are re-imagining retired life where work plays a major role. And savvy employers…

How To Deliver A Great Speech

July 20, 2014 - Hugh Culver

A couple of weeks ago a posted a Slideshare“How to design a great speech”. So far, it’s had almost 10,000 views! In this post I’m expanding on the companion Slideshare, and it’s all about what happens on stage, after you’ve done the design work. Enjoy! How to d…

Exceeding Expectations

July 18, 2014 - Randall Craig

Two people walk into the campground office. The park ranger warns that there are bears – and that it is dangerous. The first camper quickly replies – “that won’t be a problem”. The ranger says, “I hope you can run fast – very fast…

Info-graphic: 12 Ways to Be More Resilient at Work

July 18, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

Here is an info-graphic to remind you to practise everyday resilience at work. You might want to copy, paste, print and post it somewhere convenient. Patricia Morgan Resilience Speaker Solutions for Resilience Follow her on Twitter and like her on Facebook  …
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