Month: April 2020

What is self-acceptance? According to a quick Google search, self-acceptance is the act of accepting oneself unconditionally. Sounds straightforward enough, right? Well, lately the term has been trailing me around like a lost dog looking for its owner. I heard people bring it up in conversations, read articles about it in magazines, and one night
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In an adorable reprieve from coronavirus news, Prince William and Kate Middleton shared new birthday portraits of their youngest child, Prince Louis — and one features an uncharacteristically tender moment with Prince Charles. The young prince turned two on April 23. To celebrate, as with most royal birthdays, Kensington Palace released candid photos of Louis
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Within the past two weeks, the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) received several inquiries to its Expert Member Network asking about what other organizations are doing regarding leadership development and succession planning during this time of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. An i4cp pulse survey on these topics conducted earlier this week brought back a range
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What matters when it’s all said and done? What truly matters? That we chose love when we could have chosen fear? That we picked up the pieces of trash when no one was looking? That we held the door for our neighbor even if it added a few minutes to our commute? That we spoke
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Takeaway: We procrastinate when a task is boring, frustrating, difficult, ambiguous, unstructured, or lacking in personal meaning or intrinsic rewards. By reversing these triggers—a few suggestions for how to do this are below—we can overpower our urge to procrastinate. Estimated Reading Time: 1 minute, 41s. Podcast Length: 23 minutes, 24s (link to play podcast at
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4 Takeaways from Weekly Learning & Development Action Calls: COVID-19 Business Response 4/9/2020 This week’s Learning and Development action call hosted two special guests, both members of i4cp’s Chief Learning and Talent Officer Board: Joe Garbus, Chief Talent and Inclusion Officer at Marsh, and Brenda Sugrue, Chief Learning Officer at EY. They were interviewed by
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HERO (Official Music Video) Fearless Motivation (YOU ARE THE HERO)    Download or Stream the speech now, on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Music, Deezer, Amazon MP3HERO (The Song) – Copyright: Fearless MotivationPerformed By: AlphaLyrics and Production by Alpha + Music Composed by Patrick Rundblad HERO (Official Music Video) Fearless Motivation (YOU ARE THE HERO) – WATCH FREE:[embedded
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A full 75% of organizations say they’re offering support and resources for employees working from home during the coronavirus pandemic while also caring for and/or homeschooling their children. New Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) data finds 75% of 56 organizations saying they are providing support and resources to employees who have been forced to work
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“What is to give light must endure the burning.” ~Viktor Frankl The world is facing challenging times of crisis. Closed borders and travel bans, quarantine, shortage of food supply, scary news, and much fear. Viruses don’t care about our status, money, or fame, spreading from state officials to famous actors. Being a human right now
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