Nina Spencer

Working Wisdom 2014

Working Wisdom is a free periodic electronic publication written by Nina Spencer, business keynote speaker, author and workshop facilitator. Working Wisdom focuses on tried and tested strategies, quick tips and easy-to-facilitate exercises for improved workplace communications and productivity.

10 Strategies for Year-End Professional Relationship Building: It’s the Little Things that Count!

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What might you regret doing or not doing this season if you defer once again? Who are some of the people with whom you’d like… Read more »

Playing 20 Questions with Yourself for Thanksgiving at Work

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Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. — Charles Dickens… Read more »

12 Workplace Practices to Make the Best of Autumn

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G’bye summer. Yes, it’s true, summer’s officially over now, but who are we kidding? We all know that once it’s “back-to-school” — whether or not… Read more »

Conflict Management and the Case of the Stacking Plates

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Twenty-five years ago my sixty year old father remarried. Although it’s often difficult for young children to adjust to a “new” mummy or daddy, it… Read more »

What’s Luck Got To Do With it? How to get lucky at work and elsewhere

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“Some guys have all the luck…some guys have all the pain”, so sang The Persuaders in 1973 and Rod Stewart in 1984. Why is it that some people do seem luckier than others? Why is it that some of those “nice guys” really do seem to finish last? Karma? Destiny? Luck? Believe it or not, feeling and thinking yourself “lucky” at work or elsewhere–feeling blessed with good fortune–is a predictor of your level of success and joy in life.