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Use Character Strengths To Manage Staff with Different Needs. Here’s How.
How can we use character strengths to manage staff with different needs? Coaches and managers at workplaces across the country are facing this common issue. Between the Covid-19 pandemic, childcare concerns, and personal obligations at […]
How to Reduce Teacher Burnout with SEL Professional Development
Teachers and school administrators across the country are experiencing one very common condition – burnout. With the stress that COVID-19 brought to educators across America, many are still struggling to cope with its lingering emotional […]
Turning Team Conflicts into Teamwork Can Be Done.
How can we use character strengths to transform conflict into synergy? Turning team conflicts into teamwork can be done. Teams at workplaces across the country face this common issue. Between differing ideas, personalities, and challenging […]
A Little Recognition Can Have a Big Impact: Why Celebrating Success is Important
In today’s post, Strong Cincinnati explores what success looks like to different people in the workplace. We answer why celebrating success is important and share a tool for discovering how your employees like […]
How Can We Build a Hybrid Workplace That Works?
Leaders, teams, and organizations across the country are facing a similar issue: how, where, and when should work be done. Before the pandemic, only 6% of the employed worked primarily from home. About three-quarters of […]
How Do You Create a Collaborative Community?
Do you remember doing group projects in school as a child? You might remember one person doing most or all of the work, and everyone getting credit. Maybe you remember how hard it was […]
Need To Rediscover Your Joy At Work? Here’s How.
Research tells us that joy at work comes from leaning on our strengths, being our authentic selves, connecting with the people around us, and practicing gratitude. When You Lean On Your Strengths…. Our character strengths […]
Weathering The Pandemic: How Youngstown City Schools Are Using Strengths to Shift Their Perspective
In the spring of 2020, the Pandemic halted in-class learning and significantly changed the face of education. It became a pivotal moment for teachers, who already had one of the most stressful professions in the country, […]
24 Ways You Can Celebrate Earth Day 2022
Raging Wildfires. Floods and Drought. Oil Spills. Lack of Water. Just a few of the major problems raised by global warming and climate change. Our character strengths aren’t simply “touchy-feely” things to make us feel […]
Feeling Unfulfilled In Your Role? Try Job Crafting!
“Job crafting creates a path to meaningful work.” -Amy Wrzesniewski, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Yale School of Management Chances are, you don’t really remember (and can’t even find) your original job description. As […]
The Surprising Link Between Kindness in the Workplace and Job Satisfaction
“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make trees.” –Amelia Earhart, American Aviation Pioneer When you hear kindness, you may automatically think it’s just […]
Need To Take a Risk? You’ll Want To Have This Strength!
“Prudence is the necessary ingredient in all the virtues, without which they degenerate into folly and excess.” -Jeremy Collier, Theatre Critic and Theologian Prudence is all about the ability to form effective short-term and long-term plans […]
You Probably Use This Strength More Than You Think…
“You have power over your mind-not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” -Marcus Aurelius, Stoic Philosopher Self-regulation is the ability to manage our own emotions and actions and to keep a sense of […]
How To Work Well With All Kinds of People
“Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion, and empathy.” -Dean Koontz, American Author Understanding […]
What Does Love Look Like In The Workplace?
“Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat people-your family, friends, coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.” -Barbara Bush, Former First Lady […]
All Lifelong Learners Have This Strength
“In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future.” -Eric Hoffer, Philosopher and Author Do you ever get caught up in learning for learning’s sake? Perhaps you’ve gone down a few […]
Take A Breath: Creating Mindfulness Moments in the Workplace
“We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends, and living our lives.” -Maya Angelou, Poet & Activist Wherever you’re working at the moment, […]
Changing Your Perspective Can Change Your Life
“To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions.” –Stephen R. Corvey, Author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Can’t see the forest for the trees? Having trouble seeing another person’s point […]
Why Creativity In The Workplace Is Important and How To Use It.
“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.” -Mary Lou Cook, 1940’s Actress When thinking of creative people, many of us think of musicians, artists, and writers. However, creatives […]
How Do You Give Honest Feedback Without Being Hurtful?
“Integrity is telling myself the truth. Honesty is telling the truth to other people.” -Spencer Johnson, Author of Yes or No: The Guide to Better Decisions Work long enough as a leader, and you’ll […]
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