Monthly news & updates for Direct Difference, Inc Abstractors
December 2019
Happy Birthday!

Candace Landis - December 3
Dawn Thomas - December 7
Deborah Cuyler - December 22
Tracy Nelson - December 22
Misti Pacheco - December 27
Jennifer Mehl - December 28

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5 Ways To Give (Thoughtful) Thanks To Your Team

A simple "thank you" can truly go a long way. Whether it's around the boardroom table, in a Slack channel, or privately outside the workplace, the act of showing gratitude can lift the spirits of anyone receiving some positive praise. As a leader ...

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Food and Mood

Have you ever felt hangry (hungry + angry)? Food and mood have an effect on one another. Understand how they interact so you can make good diet choices and avoid emotional or impulse eating. Maybe it's no coincidence that food and mood are just a ...

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National Influenza Vaccination Week

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is a national observance that was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination.

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Why You Need To Forecast Your Feelings To Achieve Big Goals

How would you feel if, six months from now, you lost your job? How will you feel if you meet the love of your life tomorrow? What kind of work will make you happy a year from now? How much money would it take for you to feel carefree?

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DHS Alerts to Remote Vulnerabilities in Multiple VPN...

Vulnerabilities found in Palo Alto Networks, FortiGuard, and Pulse Secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) applications could allow a remote attack to take control of the affected systems, according to a recent alert from the Department of Homeland...

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Week 3: Share and collaborate with files

To start sharing files and efficiently collaborating with your colleagues, complete the tasks below. Show all instructions | Hide all instructions Upload files to Google Drive to access them on every device You can store any file in Drive:...

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Why Health Care Needs More Women and Nurse Leaders

Is there still a "glass ceiling" in health care? IHI President Emerita and Senior Fellow Maureen Bisognano reflects on what has changed for women in health care since she began her career and how far there still is to go.

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The Top 5 Blockers To Your Productivity (And How To Hack ...

Does the idea of following an agenda, bullet journaling, or even sending calendar invites make you want to run screaming into the night? Me too, actually. Despite this, I still became a productivity pro and managing editor of a blog literally...

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