“How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.”
Happy Saturday, I hope you are having a wonderful weekend so far!
Firstly, thank you to everyone for all of your lovely messages, I am so pleased that you are enjoying this years HR acts of kindness advent calendar, I love hearing your stories of the joy you are spreading; please keep them coming!
Today’s challenge is quite a tough one…
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“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.”
Following the popularity of door 12, I had to answer so many emails and messages that I completely forgot to issue door 13, so I do apologise and to make up for it, today is going to be a double door!
What if there was something we could each do to make the days of those around us a little brighter?
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Can you believe that we are actually halfway through HR acts of kindness? It seems that December is passing us by and it is often the case that at this time of year, whilst our intentions are good, kindness can often be overlooked through the chaos.
In short, today is not a challenge or task based one, it is about creating a culture of kindness and how it can make all the difference to the environments that we are exposed to.
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“You can have the best strategy and the best building in the world, but if you don’t have the hearts and minds of the people who work with you, none of it comes to life.”
Many people leave their jobs because they may feel undervalued and unappreciated in their current jobs, and how can we, all do our bit to help to boost morale, recognition and overall atmosphere in our workplaces? There are so many ways in which we can show appreciation and gratitude towards our colleagues and peers, and today’s task is all about showing them that you appreciate them.
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“Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.”
Roy T. Bennett
It’s Monday! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend and are sticking with the challenges, I’ve had some wonderful messages from some of you so do make sure you keep them coming.
Ok so it’s a new week and we are heading back to our desks, so let’s bring some kindness to our workplaces today.
Creating a positive workplace culture is essential for a happy workplace which makes it more productive and creates a sense of community.
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“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” William Shakespeare
Sunday greetings to you all, I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend so far!
Weekends are for spending quality time with those we love and generally having that much needed time off from the stresses of work. Therefore this challenge is one which gets you supporting those closest to home.
Being kind to friends and family sounds like it should be a given, however, it is something we can too easily take for granted when we are busy with work, studies or general life, which can result in us becoming unintentionally neglectful of the relationships that matter the most.
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“When words are both true and kind, they can change the world.”
Happy Saturday! How did you all get on with yesterday’s challenge? It was pretty thought-provoking for a Friday challenge but it is one that can make a really big difference.
Today is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, this can be a pretty stressful experience for many of us (I have to line shop as my husband gets really overwhelmed when the shops are busy) personally, I enjoy the experience of watching others carefully (and sometimes not so much!) pick out gifts for their loved ones.
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