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Old And Young Want To Get To Know Each Other Better

Posted on May 17th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

In a national report released today, two out of three adults surveyed said they want to spend time with people who aren’t their age, while three in four wish there were more opportunities to get to know different age groups. Why, then, aren’t there more intergenerational programs and initiatives?

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There are huge benefits from intergenerational programs, but more of them are needed, says a new report from Generations United and The Eisner Foundation.

Prevent Burnout by Making Compassion a Habit

Posted on May 15th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

“I am sick to death of the ridiculous situations I have to deal with at work. The pettiness, the politics, the stupidity — it’s out of control. This kind of thing stresses me out to the max.”

Stress is a happiness killer. And life is just too short to be unhappy at work. But we hear this kind of thing all the time from leaders in industries as varied as financial services, education, pharmaceuticals, and health care. In our coaching and consulting, we’re seeing a spike in the number of leaders who used to love their jobs but now say things like, “I’m not sure it’s worth it anymore.” They’re burned out — emotionally exhausted and cynical, as a result of chronic and acute work stress.

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Have empathy for others, as well as yourself.

You Know You Could Be More Productive. Here Are 5 Ways to Finally Make It Happen

Posted on May 15th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Great business leaders should always seek out ways to work smarter, not harder. Efficiency is incredibly important, especially when time is money. Hard work is draining and long hours keep you away from your family and social life. It’s important to keep a healthy balance between your work and personal life, so it only makes sense that you would want to find better ways to get things done. Here are five tips on how to work smarter, not harder:

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Great business leaders should always seek out ways to work smarter, not harder. Here are a few tips to get you started.

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