Feeling overwhelmed and overscheduled is just a part of life, right? But accepting stress as a natural part of life negatively impacts our effectiveness at work, at home, and threatens our mental health. So, rather than trudging through your life feeling stressed out and dealing with its effects as they come, take some ownership in managing your stress. By implementing the following 5 tips for managing stress, you can protect yourself from various health issues and burnout in the workplace.
Your employees must desire to improve and be dedicated to hard work if they want to improve. But you have a critical role as a manager when it comes to enhancing employee performance: by stepping in as a coach and offering feedback on a regular basis.
Whether you are commuting to the office or working from home, establishing clear boundaries between home life and work life is key. Here are seven ways you can maintain a healthy work-life balance and increase your capacity to be productive and present in all areas of your life.
There’s an episode of the TV show Friends where Phoebe helps Joey make a decision by playing a word association game. She asks Joey a series of simple “would you rather questions” and tells him to answer as quickly as possible. Without time to think, he can express his true feelings and easily make a decision. She starts by asking random things like, “Would you rather eat egg whites or peanut butter?” before asking him the question he’s really trying to answer. As always, it’s comical, bu...
It’s a rainy Saturday afternoon, and you’re ten years old. You and your siblings are playing Monopoly, and your sister’s yellow houses are popping up everywhere. It seems like each time you roll the dice you owe her rent. You try to block her, keep her from building hotels, but it’s pointless. She knows the importance of playing the game swiftly and slowly, and she’s undoubtedly reaping the benefits. If you remember the rules of the game, the key is to purchase one piece of property after a...
In today’s social media-driven world and instant updates, good news travels fast, but bad news travels faster. When your company is facing a crisis, eyes are watching; fingertips are ready to alert the Twitterverse of your fate. Will supporters be able to stand by your side and announce that you are expertly leading your team to calmer waters? Or will you falter, allowing the skeptics to pronounce that you’re sinking? The way you respond to the crisis at hand will not only determine you and yo...
In a recent Gallup Poll, a staggering 66% of employees are neither engaged nor inspired or worse, actively disengaged at work. Thankfully, the number of engaged and inspired workers is on the rise and sits at the all-time high of 34%, meaning for the 13% of actively disengaged workers in any given business, the fully engaged ones outnumber them almost 3 – 1. The remaining 53% are in the “not engaged” tier and are satisfied generally speaking but have no real connection to their work or workpl...
Benjamin Franklin once penned the phrase, “Tell me and I may forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” When it comes to mentoring, most people think of the benefit laying solely at the feet of the mentored, but the reality is both the mentor and protege have much to gain in this symbiotic relationship. A study conducted by The Association of Talent Development found that 75% of executives credit their success to successful mentors who helped guide, encourage, and mold them ...
Emotional Intelligence, often referenced as EQ, is a key component to effective leadership in businesses and organizational growth. Emotional Intelligence is, in simplest terms, described as possessing the knowledge of what is being felt, what emotions mean, and how those emotions can impact others. But great leaders know that EQ is more than that because they understand how emotions drive behavior and apply that knowledge to motivate those around them.
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