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How to Deal with Dysfunctional Teams

Unfortunately, there is a bit of dysfunction in every team. People are not perfect. They make mistakes and are flawed. This is true in every arena; from the sporting arena to boardrooms, and from five-star restaurants to large corporations. Imperfect people exist in education, retail, politics, and medicine. Dysfunctional Teams It is a commonality for … Continue reading How to Deal with Dysfunctional Teams

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Education: How to Identify the Factors Contributing to Stress at Work

The Factors Contributing to Stress in the Workplace Stress takes shape in two main forms, everyday stressors, and catastrophic stressors. The stress experienced in the workplace can belong to either of these categories. Everyday stressors can further be sub-divided into life events and daily hassles (Garrison and Bly, 1997). A change in working hours, trouble … Continue reading Education: How to Identify the Factors Contributing to Stress at Work

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Education: The Impact of Stress on Work Productivity

Identifying Stress Symptoms and Their Impact on Productivity Individuals react to stress differently, but each person begins with the same physiological response. Stress responses place a lot of demand on the body and mind. Extreme stress response can be deadly, as the result may take the form of chronic disease; such as heart disease and … Continue reading Education: The Impact of Stress on Work Productivity

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Sophie’s Place in Jamaica, Home for the Disabled

Sophie's Place Sophie’s Place is a haven for mentally and physically disabled children in Jamaica. The Facility Located off the Gordon Town main road is a set of quaint little buildings which houses Sophie’s Place. It is aptly named for the remembrance of its original benefactor’s daughter. Dr Trevor Hope, the original occupant of the … Continue reading Sophie’s Place in Jamaica, Home for the Disabled

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How Education and Gender Impact Work – Part 1

Introduction "Philosophy is a field of study in which people question and create theories about the nature of reality. It includes diverse subfields such as aesthetics, epistemology, ontology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and law. Philosophers concern themselves with such fundamental and mysterious topics as whether or not God(s) exist, what is the nature of being and … Continue reading How Education and Gender Impact Work – Part 1

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Education: Recommended Changes For The Jamaican Education System

These last few classes have been quite enthralling, fun, introspective, and revealing. The teaching strategies utilized have made for challenging and fun sessions. I pray to facilitate teaching sessions like these one day. In Perspectives in Education class tonight (circa November 2014) everyone received a piece of paper with a question on it. We had … Continue reading Education: Recommended Changes For The Jamaican Education System

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Living the Multi-Potential Life: Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling

I have always had many interests - knowledge, skills, and abilities. Teaching, training, counseling, writing, designing, traveling, conceptualizing/ideator, serving, and meeting the needs of others. I get bored easily and often move from one creative interest to the other, as needed. Living the Multi-Potential Life The thing is, many of the interests that I have … Continue reading Living the Multi-Potential Life: Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling