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March 24, 2017
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Food programs would be cut under Trump budget plan
A US budget plan released by the Trump administration proposes to cut 21%, or $4.7 billion, from discretionary spending at the US Department of Agriculture. The plan would eliminate a food aid program and cut $150 million from the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, which saw $273 million in reductions from fiscal 2015 to 2016.
Reuters (3/17) 
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Burnout is the latest employment crisis
Burnout is the new employment crisis
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Longer work hours, increased stress and low pay raises are creating an employee-burnout crisis, according to a recent study. Employers can ease burnout, which accounts for as much as 50% of attrition, by implementing flexible schedules, encouraging employees to take vacations and promoting wellness.
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Take time to quiet the mind
A frenzied work life makes finding silent times all the more important. Research shows that these planned periods are beneficial in several ways, write Justin Talbot-Zorn and Leigh Marz, who offer four tips for carving out quiet spells.
Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (3/17) 
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How to be a good listener
Good listeners are motivated by genuine curiosity instead of the need to be polite, experts say. Try to quiet your mind when listening, ask questions to remain engaged and always wait until the other person stops talking to respond.
Fast Company online (3/17) 
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