- Small acts of kindness matter more than you think
- The psychologist Carl Rogers and the art of active listening
- The big idea: does true kindness have to be selfless?
- You're Underestimating Kindness
- The Power of Healthy Relationships at Work
Text a friend, write a thank-you note, compliment a stranger — people appreciate these gestures.
It feels great to give at Christmas. But does that pleasure detract from the good deed?
As a recent study shows, people consistently underestimate the impact of their kindness on others.
Research shows that leaders who prioritize relationships with their employees and lead from a place of positivity and kindness simply do better, and company culture has a bigger influence on employee…
«And when you dig deeper to explore what “happiness” at work means for employees, it comes down to positive relationships.»
People often underestimate the positive emotions and outcomes people who are the recipients of random acts of kindness feel.
To listen well is not only a kindness to others but also, as the psychologist Carl Rogers made clear, a gift to ourselves
«Rogers held that the basic challenge of listening is this: consciousnesses are isolated from one another, and there are thickets of cognitive noise between them.»
Whether fostering kittens, donating blood or delivering boxes of biscuits to striking workers, there has never been a better time to help out. And it will improve your life too
«Leave a box of biscuits or a cake in the kitchen, or put bars of chocolate on your colleagues’ desks anonymously, then secretly enjoy the happy buzz it creates»
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