What is Synchrony and why is it powerful at work?

Finishing each otherโ€™s sentences. A look that says volumes. Energy that positively crackles. This is not a romance story โ€“ it is what happens when a group of people develop ๐™จ๐™ฎ๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™๐™ง๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ฎ. According to The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania professor and author Michael Platt, when people work well together โ€“ cooperating, information sharing, and … More What is Synchrony and why is it powerful at work?

Working SMARTer Work Design

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

The Art of Juggling

Women have had to become expert at juggling for many decades. In the past two years, it was a skill and art that was predominantly necessary by women due to economics, the pandemic, lockdown, and family dynamics. Caregivers have had to make hard choices and deserve respect. This does not make any parent or family … More The Art of Juggling

Ch-ch-ch Changes

โ€œOur dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.โ€ Sydney J. Harris ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜† ๐—ฝ๐˜€๐˜†๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฏ? ๐Ÿ’ก Just one – but, the lightbulb has to be willing to change. ๐—ช๐—ต๐˜† … More Ch-ch-ch Changes

Signs & Outcomes of a Toxic Workplace

Bullying and toxicity in the workplace is rarely an isolated incident or interpersonal issue. ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ป ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐˜†๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฑ๐˜†๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€. It impacts all who are exposed to it as witnesses, either employees or customers.   ๐—œ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—น, ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ … More Signs & Outcomes of a Toxic Workplace