How can you maintain and foster a healthy workplace for your employees in today’s world of a two second focus?
Archive for the ‘Stress’ Category
Few of us can wear clothes off the rack and have them look like they were custom made for us. And so it is with jobs. There are few (if any) perfect fits when it comes to employment.
You can’t undo months of neglect or poor treatment. You can’t magically erase the challenges you were facing while everyone was holding on with their fingernails. But you CAN do some of the things that matter, because they matter now:
Competing for air-time is a professional sport. We compete to get our ideas heard, to win the argument, and to clarify our points. More often than not, people interrupt each other to maximize their air-time. (Presidential debates aside!)
I love it when things go exactly as I had planned. Reality mirrors what I’ve pictured in my mind. However, more often than not, reality takes a sharp turn and looks very different than what I had been thinking. That’s when I reach for my Back-Up Plan.
It’s December – the holiday season! Through the next several weeks, you will find yourself invited to holiday work celebrations. Filled with small talk, cocktail chatter, kibitzing – it’s the communication staple of parties and of networking. Many clients confess… Read More
As the political debates are scheduled, I’m reminded of our ‘new normal’ where there is no political season. Politics is now ongoing, available for participation and view all the time.
Small talk, cocktail chatter, kibitzing – it’s the communication basic for professional networking. A lot of people confess that they are not very good at it.
We’ve all seen people make hard choices. They make their choices and then live with them. Yet, there is always some bit of residual guilt, as if their choice wasn’t really what they should do.