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Stop end-of-year fatigue from seeping into the new year: boost staff optimism and resilience

Stop end-of-year fatigue from seeping into the new year: boost staff optimism and resilience

It’s a seasonal reality that many Australian workers end the year short-fused with their resilience falling and pessimism rising. For corporate and government workers alike, it can be caused by change fatigue. Constant and relentless change challenges the resilience of these workers. They can get worn down and cynical or counter-productive in the face of restructuring and organisational redesign…

 

Is Seattle prepared for a Cascadia Megathrust or Seattle Fault earthquake?

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In the event of a large Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) earthquake, damage will be significant, and lifelines will be cut off. Approximately 8 million people live in the earthquake damage zone, and the Seattle and Portland metro areas are home to Nike, Amazon, Boeing, and Microsoft. Therefore, preparing for a large-scale earthquake along the entire West Coast is vital. Last June, Cascadia Rising, a FEMA-designed exercise specifically addressed a M=9.0 Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. Findings from this exercise showed that the state of Washington lags far behind California, Oregon, and British Columbia in its earthquake preparedness…

 

 

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