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I agree that receiving feedback and praise from managers is so vital to their happiness. I actually watched this video a while ago about how happiness is the driver of productivity in people. You might find it interesting since you just wrote a paper about employee engagement!


Hannah commented on The Power and Resilience of Community

Hi Naman Mandhan ,
I personally can relate to your story about Andrew and your passion for raising money for hospitals for children. I am a student at the University of Texas at Austin.

In my time here I have two separate incidents that resonate with your Andrew story. My freshman year at UT a fellow student of mine was murdered at night and found in a creek outside of my dorm the next morning. My sophomore at UT I was sitting in my class when I heard that another fellow student of mine was stabbed and murdered on his way to class that day. It is now my 3rd year at UT and I have not yet had a full year here without a tragedy like these. Each day I remember how lucky I am to be alive.

My school has a huge student run charity called TexasThon. It is a giant dance marathon to raise money for the Dell Medical Center for children. My sophomore year, the day of the dance marathon was actually on my birthday. I got to spend 12 hours on my feet dancing, raising money and spending time with children who have had faced way more struggles in their short lives than I have for my whole 20 years on this earth.

I agree that we should never take any day for granted and go the extra mile to be kind to each other each and every day. I also definitely remember the sense of community UT had when we had those candlelight ceremonies in memory of Haruka and Harrison.

Thank you for your post!


Hannah commented on How Apple Does It

Hi Avery! I think another thing that keeps Apple employees going is their love of the brand. Most of them are full of pride to be working for a company that is so influential and a huge part of most American's daily lives.