Working from home - Amanda Gore

Mel, my fabulous VP of Everything, and I have been working on how we can help our clients and friends right now. We believe the real secret to thriving while working from home and making the best of the current circumstances is to engage with your Joy Buddies. In this chaotic time of uncertainty and…

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Joyful workplaces are buzzing with people bursting with energy, vitality and enthusiasm! They love what they do and feel they are important at work – and do important work! Here are five ways to make your your workplace a fun place to be! 1. Give others permission to be joyful! Our first step to creating…

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Speaking with my mentor, Dr David Martin,(www.davidmartin.world) a few weeks ago, I learned about the concept of monotonous goodness. We were discussing how many people focus on the ‘problems’ or issues in their lives; the things that are going wrong or not as they would like, and the way we blame and make judgments about…

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Last month I was very grateful to be invited to speak to a large group of Orthodontists who were innovative and exciting! They had brought a dynamic and incredibly creative group from Spain – who are setting up a base in the USA.  It wasn’t until I returned home that I received the above-compiled video from the…

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In the last couple of years, I have had the great honour of working with many leaders who are seeing the value of fostering joy at work.  Recently another article from Harvard with some research on areas at work that increase joy.  Add these findings to Shawn Achor’s research on happiness at work and its…

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Recently, Brigham Young University released the results of a study on social isolation. If you are socially isolated (ie lonely or don’t feel you have friends you can call on) the risk of death goes up 32%! That is one reason H2H is becoming so important in business. Most of us spend most of our…

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“What I do best is share my enthusiasm.” This quote from Bill Gates, the co founder of Microsoft is worth making a life philosophy. After all folks, lets face it, this man is one of the richest in the world. He has arguably had a greater influence on business and communication than any one else…

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F.O.W.O.T. It’s insidious and affects a huge number of people. It undermines many behaviors and can limit our growth and development. What is it? Fear of what others think! How many times have you felt silly, humiliated, shamed, embarrassed or shy? Have you ever wondered what causes those feelings? Ever really delved into their source?…

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“Life is not the way it is supposed to be. It is the way it is.  The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.”   Virginia Satir I found this fantastic quote and thought ‘wow’! Of course! But often it’s the most obvious things that we lose sight of in this age of super…

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