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I want to add value to your life even if you don’t use my formal services. This is a place to read about thought provoking questions, hear people’s stories, and get my take on some career search best practices. I hope you find it useful.

Normalizing a Culture of Positivity

We tend to compare ourselves to our environment. It’s a way of feeling personally secure, yet in the workplace this tendency can create a culture of negativity. Here are four way to normalize positivity to keep your culture on track.

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David Endean
Why "Why" Is Important For Your Company

“This was just a wild idea my friends and I came up with while we were drunk at a party. We never thought it would become an actual business.” This sentence does more damage than good, yet one founder thought it was a sufficient answer. This article explores the importance of an impactful “why” for your company.

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Culture Is Not An HR Problem

Though a strong HR department can go a long way to set yourself up for success, HR is inherently policy focused. Culture is a people and process centric issue that exists in the mundane yet chaotic environment of the every day and requires a different approach. Read on to understand an overview of the differences between HR and Culture and gain insight to where I start with every company seeking to improve their culture.

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Sustainable Growth - Parallels Between Fitness and Business

I was supposed to have a hard swim today, but as soon as I got going I realized my body wasn’t up for it today. Rather than push through, I decided to let today be a little bit easier, and accept that my times would be a little slower than I’d typically prefer. After all, it’s about cumulative effort, not one day’s work. Business growth is also about cumulative effort, and I invite you to read for my take on sustainable growth, then give me a call to talk about how you can grow smarter.

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David Endean
Boosting Retention Through Gift-Giving

It feels good to receive a thoughtful gift from another person, yet gift-giving is a practice not effectively used by managers in companies. This article explores a three step process to successfully leveraging gift-giving to boost your culture and employee retention.

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David Endean