I hear you, I hear you. But, are you listening? Some version of this interaction takes place thousands (if not more) of times a day. Trying to communicate with someone while they are looking at their phone is an observable nonverbal cue. It communicates that their focus and attention is somewhere else. It implies that … More The Signs are There
Virtual work is challenging to managers because it requires creating appropriate processes and policies for those employees who are remote, hybrid, or prefer to be on-site. Researchers Florian Klonek and Sharon K Parker address the question of how organizations and leadership can leverage successful work design to boost performance for virtual teams. Work design makes … More Working SMARTer Work Design
𝐏𝐬𝐲𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐠𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐮𝐩 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐛𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐞𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐲. Psychologist Carol Ryff developed a six-dimension scale of psychological wellbeing drawn from numerous theories and research. She determined that the 6 factors are: 𝐒𝐞𝐥𝐟-𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐩𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐏𝐨𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐦𝐲𝐄𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐦𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐲𝐏𝐮𝐫𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐆𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐭𝐡 👉🏻 She found that self-acceptance had the strongest correlation to life … More What Gives You a Sense of Wellbeing?
When we communicate, words represent (according to some attributions) only 7% of the communication. The tone and intention matter more. Human beings have a natural negativity bias which is why we may worry all weekend when we get an email from a boss that says “We will talk on Monday.” Simple words in print with … More What’s Your Intention in Speaking “Honestly”?
One of the pandemic effects has been the widespread increase of mental health issues including stress, depression, and anxiety. Organizational research conducted in 2017 and 2018 concluded that employees who worked for an empathetic leader experienced significantly less job burnout and chronic stress. Workers reported higher levels of job satisfaction and work engagement. An empathetic … More Creating an Empathetic Culture
Emotions come into play at work through the way that we speak, process information, and the perceived support from coworkers and leaders. The quality of those connections and level of support – high or low – affect the quality of interpersonal behaviors on the job. Working remotely, requires more self-awareness to be clear in our … More Effective Communication Begins with Self-Awareness
Relationships are more important than salary to many employees. In 2021, 54% surveyed left a job because their boss wasn’t empathetic to their struggles at work or in their personal lives (49%). Belonging and feeling valued by one’s boss is critical to reducing an employee’s intention to leave. When no changes are made after a … More How do we create a positive change with empathy?
Active Listening is a series of steps that you can practice to get better and better. … More What Matters Most about Mattering
Active Listening is a series of steps that you can practice to get better and better. … More When it Comes to Communication, make the best use of the Pause
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