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How to ‘unplan’ this school holiday – By Linda McNeil

Christmas seems a lifetime ago and parents and kids are chomping at the bit in anticipation of the first holiday of the school year. Have you already planned this holiday or is the anxiety of how to fill empty hours with non-stop fun and activity overshadowing the chance for real rest and rejuvenation? Why not make the decision to ‘unplan’

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What kills morale in the workplace

But managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun while ignoring the crux of the matter: people don’t leave jobs; they leave managers. What makes you happy at work? What makes you happy at work? Maybe you have a great boss who gives you the freedom to be creative, rewards you for going the extra mile,

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90% of top performers have it. Do you?

Dr Travis Bradberry looks at the qualities shared by people with emotional intelligence When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was

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Pope Francis reflects on work

To coincide with the feast of St Joseph the Worker (1 May), Pope Francis released a message to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences which included reflections on work and social participation. Two themes emerged in his message. Work is a human need and a source of meaning “….work, even before being a right, is an irrepressible capacity and need

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