Articles By: Paula Kiger

Can I Have Your Attention Please?

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Can I Have Your Attention Please?

In November 2016, I read an article posted in a Facebook group of social media lovers. This article, Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend On It, was written by Cal Newport, author of several books including Deep Work and So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love.

After reading the article about quitting social media, as well as the book Deep Work, »

Looking Back at the You Matter Marathon

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Looking Back at the You Matter Marathon

Back in October, Weaving Influence signed on to be an Ambassador for the You Matter Marathon, a worldwide project in which participants each distributed a “You Matter” card every day in November with the goal of creating and enriching positive connections between people and within communities. Cheryl Rice of Your Voice Your Vision conceived and implemented this project.

In case you did not see the video created to promote the You »

Giving Tuesday: How To Live It Year Round

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Giving Tuesday: How To Live It Year Round

Today is Giving Tuesday, something that may be obvious from the stream of emails flooding your inbox soliciting donations. Giving Tuesday, explained on its website as “a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration,” is considered by many to be the kick-off of the charitable season. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving in the U.S., and following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it »

Featured on Friday: Voicing Appreciation

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Featured on Friday: Voicing Appreciation

Are you and your coworkers ready for Boss’s Day?

If you plan to buy a card, make lunch reservations, or order flowers, get moving because the big day is Monday, October 17.

My Boss’s Day Memory

One of my favorite keepsakes from my previous job is a boss’s day card from the people I supervised. Ironically, shortly after I was given this card, I was laterally transferred to a position in which I »

Nine Letters. Two Words. One Transforming Moment.

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Nine Letters. Two Words. One Tranforming Moment.

How many words have been spoken to you in your lifetime? How many words have you said to other people? Impossible to count, right?

There are two words which stand out from the rest. They can be said by a boss, a co-worker, a friend, family member, acquaintance or stranger. What are these two words?

YOU MATTER.

How can these words make a difference?

They Make Us Want to Spread Joy

My daughter did the »

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