Like background noise, burnout may go unnoticed, but its effects gradually impair our capacity to function. And it’s the reason 40% of professionals have sought new career opportunities recently, according to a 2021 Limeade survey. The trigger is stealthy and develops incrementally, with the potential of achieving chronic levels and the ultimate status of an occupational or … [Read more...] about You Can Fix Career Burnout
Creating an organizational culture of full engagement and nurturing a sense of community where people feel connected isn't easy — especially when we're working remotely. National polls indicate about 67% of employees in white-collar jobs reported working from home in 2021. A majority of those migrated into a virtual environment within their current organization where they had … [Read more...] about Connecting with New Colleagues – Online
Working from home during the pandemic presented a breakaway from the traditional office routines – and with it, time to reflect on our careers and what might be next. No longer did we dress up for work, stress in traffic or compete for parking. Rushing to meetings became a simple keyboard click. At first, we experienced a concoction of complexity, chaos, ambiguity and … [Read more...] about Find Your Burning Yes
One of the toughest things that anyone can do is starting something new or stopping something old. You and your team are about to do both. Leaders need to pay special attention to this important time as we all begin going back to our offices more regularly. Empathy will be key to your success. COVID-19 accelerated people leaving behind things the way they were and … [Read more...] about Empathy is Key for Back-to-Office Success
A dear childhood friend of mine, and very popular kid in our neighborhood was cast for a popular TV sitcom as a newspaper delivery boy. Each week he collected the sum of $2.10 from subscribers. His signature line, “it’s two-ten for the week” earned him the nickname, “Twoten.” We were young, dedicated athletes. I took basketball seriously and I had to train hard and take … [Read more...] about What is Your Work Metabolism?