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Work hard, work harder: How we’re screwing up the pursuit of happiness.

Once upon a time, in a work galaxy far, far away, there was a mantra that companies used to use. It went like this: work hard, play hard. Over the past decade (or possibly more), the mantra has changed to work hard, work harder as companies move their focus from why they do what they …

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Restore your sanity: how Gen X and Y need to step up on work/life balance

Stress kills us.  Employee absences cost companies millions of dollars.  Many mid-level/mid-career leaders are on a fast track to burn out.  This all according to a recent series in the Globe and Mail.  My personal response is: this conversation is so 1999.  Seriously, we’ve been talking about work/life balance (or rather lack of it) for …

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