Global Case of Adaptability

Getting along with others personally and in the workplace is a case of adaptability and open-mindedness. For businesses, this is a valuable asset that saves a company time and money. On a personal basis, a person who is able to adapt to all kinds of people is going to be more successful in the long…

Unity at Work

Stereotypes, discrimination, and both verbal and physical harassment, can lead to potential lawsuits in the workplace and cause a hostile work environment. Teams in these workplaces find unity with their negativity and hate which is contagious. Successful companies have professional work environments which are positive and welcoming for employees to thrive within. Accepting other people…

Kindness at Work: Extending Beyond the Work Cube

Deadlines to meet and schedules to adhere to— there can be little time to know fellow co-workers other than a quick “hello”. You might know a few basic facts, like Ralph goes home and like to watch the NFL game and have his buddies over occasionally. Or that Susan is trying to get her kid…

The Power of Encouragement at Work

As I was at the library recently, I found a book which I started thumbing through which had several inspirational messages about encouragement and teamwork. Encouragement really is about having an optimistic outlook and perspective, whether it is for ourselves or others. Encouragement always focuses on the positive with the intent to breathe energy and…

Random Acts of Kindness: Speech Workout

Speech in the workplace. In some workplaces, there are no limits—whether it is voicing an opinion, gossiping about co-workers, expressing personal problems, or using profanity. While freedom of speech may be a right, respectfulness is essential in how we communicate with one another. It is easy to get caught up in work and forget basic…