Without thinking about it too long, what is your answer to this question: On a scale from 1 – 10: “How well do you take care of yourself?” Or – if you want a more comprehensive assessment, here is a sixteen-question assessment on “Are You Heading For An Energy Crisis?” from the book, The Power of Full Engagement. You can learn more about the book’s ideas in this … [Read more...] about Quick Self-Care Check-in
The COVID crisis required us all to be as “nimble” as possible and then “pivot” in new directions. However, some organizations were more successful at this than others. What do we need to do to build the capacity for “strategic agility” in our organizations so we can handle future challenges? A recent article in Harvard Business Review provides some insights. The authors … [Read more...] about Build Your Strategic Agility
Empathy starts at home. Recently, my colleague Dr. Gerald Suarez wrote a great blog post discussing the importance of Empathy with others as we move back to working in our offices. If you have not read it, I encourage you to check it out. But remember to start with yourself. Give yourself time and space to get into new routines and create your new normal. COVID … [Read more...] about Give Yourself a Break
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?