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Christmas parties see the year off with a bang

Christmas parties see the year off with a bang

I’ve seen a lot of companies cutting back on end-of-year parties. There is a tendency to just do smaller team/ department get-togethers or omit Christmas celebrations all together in an effort to cut costs. Don’t get me wrong, I do get it – Christmas parties can be very expensive and when leaders are looking to cut costs it seems logical to cull the office party or cancel it altogether. But even though you’ll be saving money on the catering and venue hire, there could be more at stake by skimping on the Christmas party than first meets the eye.
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More on the power of moments

More on the power of moments

A few weeks ago, I talked about the power of moments. The interesting thing about life is, we don’t remember everything, every moment, instead we remember certain moments. And we tend to remember the good or the bad bit of any given event, and the ending. This is known as the ‘peak end rule’ which I touched on a few weeks ago in my blog “Define your moments”.  ..

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Creating space in a busy workplace

Creating space in a busy workplace

It’s very easy to get caught up in the whole ‘speeding up’ movement. The advancements in technology mean everything is geared towards being more convenient and faster. As workplaces embrace these new technologies in order to improve productivity, unrealistic expectations are placed on employees. Research indicates that making people busier in the workplace does not in fact increase productivity, it kills it.
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