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
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
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)
Are we always seeking the next emotional high? Researchers have studied emotions for decades considering the intensity, duration, variables, triggers, and situations. 𝘼𝙩 𝙞𝙩𝙨 𝙢𝙤𝙨𝙩 𝙗𝙖𝙨𝙞𝙘, 𝙬𝙚 𝙚𝙭𝙥𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙘𝙚 𝙚𝙢𝙤𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨 𝙤𝙣 𝙖 𝙨𝙘𝙖𝙡𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙝𝙞𝙜𝙝 𝙩𝙤 𝙡𝙤𝙬 𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙣𝙨𝙞𝙩𝙮 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙥𝙤𝙨𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙣𝙚𝙜𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙫𝙚. The intensity of positive emotions can feel energetic or motivating, but could it 𝘣𝘦 … More How do High-Intensity Emotions Impact You?
“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
𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝟯 𝗗𝗶𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗧𝗿𝘂𝘀𝘁 Research suggests that leaders and managers tend to emphasize their competence and strength while downplaying benevolence — an approach that can often undermine trust more than enhance it. Professor Kent Grayson Associate Professor of Marketing at Kellogg Institute of Management, Northwestern University, shares insights from his more than 20 years … More Is it Better to be Trusted or Respected?
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 –
𝗘𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝘂𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 – 𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝘄𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗲𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 – 𝗶𝘀 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗲𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲. There are healthier ways to respond, like reappraisal, and unhealthy ways, like avoiding or suppressing emotions. The ability to regulate our own emotions positively is one of the benefits of emotional intelligence. Our emotional perception, as well as … More Adaptability is an Emotional Intelligence Strategy
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