Archive | May, 2017

Dear Natalie: What’s Your #1 Daily Routine?

At last: The big day’s finally here! I’m so excited to present you with the first of my brand new video series: Dear Natalie, where you and your fellow readers can ask me absolutely anything about life, business, wellness, and more. (Also: I’m in my new apartment in the video! Isn’t it beautiful?) This first […]

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Can You Live a Happy Life Just by Choosing Happiness?

People like to say that happiness is a choice, but that’s only partly true. It’s not as simple as telling yourself, “I’m going to be happy!” and suddenly waves of happiness wash over you and your entire life is transformed. Would be nice, yes?  Here’s the scoop: Attitude matters but happiness is an emotion, and […]

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Don’t Tolerate Dysfunctional Teams

Guest post from regular contributor S. Chris Edmonds: Two key indicators of a healthy team are that they are productive (getting tasks done to standards, on budget and on time) and effective (working together with a minimum of drama.) A 2013 University of Phoenix surveyrevealed that nearly 7 in 10 American workers have served on […]

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Free to Speak: Are your words building or dividing?

This week, I’m sharing more of our experiences and encouraging each of you to apply some of those learning’s to your lives and leadership. Have you ever pondered the reasons or benefits of free speech? In nations? Or workplaces? Obviously speaking freely is not allowed in many nations or workplaces. That choice: Lowers leadership accountability and potential. Impacts the […]

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4 Posts That Changed Everything for Me

To me, the most wonderful thing about new beginnings is that they’re a chance to look forward to where I’m going, and back at where I’ve been. You might’ve noticed — especially with The Reflection Series we wrapped a couple of weeks ago, and in the “What’s still true for you?” segment of my recent […]

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Goals of KPIs? Why Your Culture Needs Both

I think this may be my most anticipated book of the year so far. Culture Works: How to Create Happiness in the Workplace, by Kris Boesch, is for every CEO and HR Director out there. You CANNOT have ultimate success without a great culture. I know. I’ve worked at places that don’t have it. I’m […]

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