Gaia Hart, CEO (Chief Energizing Officer) Connect to Your Capacity

Inspiration and Incentives that Work to Improve Work


February 4, 2016 | Posted in Leading Hartfully, Living Hartfully | By

According to CCH, Inc. – an HR research firm, the Unscheduled Absence Survey found the number of employees missing work for personal reasons has increased to 21% from 11% last year. Of the 333 human resources executives surveyed, personal illness

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F3: Find (F)understanding Friends


January 19, 2016 | Posted in Leading Hartfully | By

Surround yourself with these people and your life will be filled with good times, support, laughter, camaraderie, and somebody to keep you in line when your energy is waning. Research suggests that having a support system with your friends or

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Humor and Laughter as Stress Busters

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January 4, 2016 | Posted in Leading Hartfully, Living Hartfully | By

As a Certified Laughter Leader for over a decade; I feel the need to share some resources and statistics with you on the benefits of laughter at home and in the workplace to help reduce stress. Just 20-30 minutes per

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Exercise Your Empathy and Compassion as Leaders


December 19, 2015 | Posted in Leading Hartfully, Living Hartfully | By

Research from the neuroscience field has demonstrated that we’re actually hard-wired to empathize with those around us, thanks to a neural network called mirror neurons. We see it when we hear of natural disasters, which causes a deep emotional response.

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Back: Back Up Important Plans, Documents, and Data

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December 4, 2015 | Posted in Leading Hartfully, Living Hartfully | By

 Free yourself from the stress and worry over losing your hard work, your critical information, or your well-crafted plans. Create systems and methods to save yourself from accidents such as fire, flood, earthquakes, computer crashes, power surges, theft, unexpected emergencies,

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What Workers Adore and Abhor: Mentors and Tormentors

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November 19, 2015 | Posted in Leading Hartfully | By

Mentors affect teams positively and tormentors infect teams. We can look at traits employees adore and abhor in their mentors and tormentors and what they can relate to themselves as they look into their leadership mirror to see how they

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