When many of us things about burnout, we consider the psychological and cognitive factors – fatigue, brain fog, dissociation, cynicism, perception of inequities or the lack of fairness in our work environment. A toxic workplace, uncivil coworkers, poor management, and the microinequities of insults and discriminatory “jokes” wear us down. With more layoffs, and news … More Startling Symptoms of Burnout
Quiet quitting. Bare minimum Monday. Rage quitting. Remote employees are not as committed as those that work in person. 😑 Blah, blah, blah. Or, maybe, it has nothing to do with you or trying to harm the organization. When we stop judging, talking at or about, or pointing fingers – maybe we (or managers, leaders, … More Only the Lonely (at Work)
Finishing each other’s sentences. A look that says volumes. Energy that positively crackles. This is not a romance story – it is what happens when a group of people develop 𝙨𝙮𝙣𝙘𝙝𝙧𝙤𝙣𝙮. According to The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania professor and author Michael Platt, when people work well together – cooperating, information sharing, and … More What is Synchrony and why is it powerful at work?
Emotions are running high and employees at all levels are exhausted. Prolonged stress and uncertainty, layoffs, and work overload have led to high levels of burnout and high quit rates. However, managers and leaders have a direct effect on employee wellbeing, stress, and anxiety levels. What they see, feel, and do influences team mental and … More How do Leaders Accidentally Stress Out Their Employees?
“Listening is active. At its most basic level, it’s about focus, paying attention.” – – Simon Sinek Given the diversity of employees, global teams, and remote work, effective communication is critical. In research studies conducted by Graham Bodie and Debra Worthington, they assessed four listening styles: R̲e̲l̲a̲t̲i̲o̲n̲a̲l̲ L̲i̲s̲t̲e̲n̲e̲r̲s̲ – Individuals with this focus naturally connect … More Active Listening Requires Your Participation
Organizational behavior, management, professional growth, and learning opportunities can effect employee engagement. With all of our technology connecting us across global boundaries, if we cannot acknowledge the strengths, emotions, and concerns we have and cannot speak to each other as human beings, the geographical location isn’t the problem. The human connection is. So, to foster … More Remote Work did not Cause the Employee Disconnection
Leaders must lead by an example of ethical actions and employee support to create the culture of beliefs and norms throughout the organization. Empathetic and authentic leaders use behaviors of influence, inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation, and individualized consideration. 𝙊𝙣𝙚 𝙠𝙚𝙮 𝙩𝙤 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙨𝙪𝙘𝙘𝙚𝙨𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙙𝙚𝙧 𝙞𝙨 𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙤𝙬𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙢𝙚𝙢𝙗𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙖𝙣 𝙤𝙧𝙜𝙖𝙣𝙞𝙯𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙩𝙤 𝙗𝙚 𝙨𝙚𝙚𝙣 … More Building Your Psychological Safety Tool Kit
“𝙀𝙢𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙮𝙚𝙚𝙨 𝙬𝙝𝙤 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙡 𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙥𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙥𝙚𝙧𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙢 𝙗𝙚𝙩𝙩𝙚𝙧 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙧𝙚𝙥𝙤𝙧𝙩 𝙜𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙧 𝙬𝙚𝙡𝙡-𝙗𝙚𝙞𝙣𝙜, 𝙬𝙝𝙞𝙡𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙤𝙨𝙚 𝙬𝙝𝙤 𝙙𝙤𝙣’𝙩 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙡 𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙥𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙡𝙞𝙠𝙚𝙡𝙮 𝙩𝙤 𝙙𝙞𝙨𝙡𝙞𝙠𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙞𝙧 𝙟𝙤𝙗𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙪𝙡𝙩𝙞𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙡𝙮 𝙦𝙪𝙞𝙩.” Research reports from Pew Research Center, McKinsey & Company, and MIT Sloan Management determined that 𝘥𝘪𝘴𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘢 𝘮𝘢𝘫𝘰𝘳 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘰𝘯 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢 𝘫𝘰𝘣 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘱𝘢𝘴𝘵 𝘵𝘸𝘰 𝘺𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘴. Dr. Kristie … More The main reason employees left their job is –
Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Words like vulnerability and humility have been used around leadership a great deal, but old habits and stereotypes prevail. In fact, the more that old rhetoric is repeated although it is untrue, it is believed through the … More One Change With the Biggest Result
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