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
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?
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?
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
𝙒𝙖𝙣𝙩 𝙩𝙤 𝙘𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙧𝙪𝙨𝙩 𝙞𝙣 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙤𝙧𝙜𝙖𝙣𝙞𝙯𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣?𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙜𝙮 𝙞𝙨 𝙨𝙞𝙢𝙥𝙡𝙚: 𝙎𝙩𝙖𝙧𝙩 𝙢𝙖𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙙𝙛𝙪𝙡 𝙘𝙝𝙤𝙞𝙘𝙚𝙨. Biases are the automatic assumptions or stereotypes that we make when interacting with people. These cause unintentional, unfair, and discriminatory treatment of others. Dr. Kenneth Nowack and Dr. Paul Zak share research to conceptualize the layers of bias that … More Mindful Choices to Reduce Bias
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?
If you think that looks don’t matter, this research will blow your mind! Psychological safety is the #1 factor for team effectiveness and opens the door for a company culture that encourages innovation and collaboration by making it safe for every individual to speak up. A culture that supports and enables such action does not … More If you think that looks don’t matter…
Bullying and toxicity in the workplace is rarely an isolated incident or interpersonal issue. 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝘄𝗻 𝗶𝘁 𝗯𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲𝘀 𝘀𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗮𝘀 𝗮𝗻 𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘇𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗱𝘆𝗻𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗰 𝗼𝗳 𝗼𝗯𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗼𝗿𝘀. It impacts all who are exposed to it as witnesses, either employees or customers. 𝗜𝘁𝘀 𝗶𝗺𝗽𝗮𝗰𝘁 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗯𝗲 𝗳𝗲𝗹𝘁 𝗮𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗰𝗹𝗶𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗰𝘂𝗹𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗹𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹, 𝗶𝗻 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 … More Signs & Outcomes of a Toxic Workplace
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
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