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Doubt is the key to knowledge

By Thea Dunmire

Doubt is an important part of acting ethically.  Doubt is what causes us to stop and ask ourselves – Is this really such a good idea?


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How do you monitor your behavior?

Self-presentation is a key element of leadership
By Scott Geller
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Self-presentation is an individual’s ability to adjust their personality to fit the occasion.


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Fuel for internal motors: What drives behaviors?

By Marc Resnick
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One challenge of talking about motivation is that different people use different labels to refer to different kinds of motivation.


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You see it, you own it

By John Drebinger Jr.

More than 24 years ago when I began speaking to audiences about safety, this was the title of my presentation. I was reminded of it when I was being interviewed by Dave Johnson with ISHN www.ishn.com.


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Feeling bad at work can be a good thing

(And vice versa)
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Research by the University of Liverpool suggests that, contrary to popular opinion, it can be good to feel bad at work, while feeling good in the workplace can sometimes lead to negative outcomes.


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Get off the EHS island: Translate the lofty ideals set by the C-Suite into real-world scenarios that workers understand

By Larry Curtis CHSM

Whether you work in Aviation, Mining or the Zoo Industry, the EHS Department is often caught in the middle between the C-Suite and everybody else in the company.


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Personality styles in meetings — which is yours?

By Dr. Isabel Perry

Everyone is a blend of all four personality types—dominance, influence, steadiness and consciousness. There is not right or wrong; most people tend to exhibit one or two styles.


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Ten things productive employees don’t do

Avoid the mistakes below and you will be able to increase your productivity by 200 percent
By Marwan Jamal
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Wait till they feel motivated, they just do it. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” -Stephen King. Your ability to do things when you don’t feel like it defines how much you get paid at the end of the week/month.


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Fostering mental health in the workplace

A Canadian perspective
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Today, more than ever, there’s a higher expectation that employers will take our health into consideration while we’re on the job. But while many organizations should be commended for protecting our physical health, there is still an unfortunate disconnect when it comes to our mental health.


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Is the Golden Rule selfish?

Since childhood, we have all been raised by the Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Many would cite this ethical code as one of their aspirations by which to live, both personally and professionally.


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