Revitalize Change Fatigue in the Workplace by Embracing and Accepting It

Revitalize Change Fatigue in the Workplace by Embracing and Accepting It

Depending on the circumstances, change can be either exhilarating or excruciating.  During the autumn months, people travel from all around the world to witness the incredible changing colors of the leaves in Maine. The change from lush greens to vibrant reds and oranges is a sight to behold and one that is anticipated by many all year long. On the other hand, countless people remain employed at jobs they hate because the thought of a [...]
How Leaders Can Transform Quiet Quitting from a Stealthy Assassin into a Positive Asset

How Leaders Can Transform Quiet Quitting from a Stealthy Assassin into a Positive Asset

Quiet quitting is a rising and concerning trend that can lead to serious consequences for both employees and employers. It can be challenging to recognize when quiet quitting is occurring within your organization, so raising awareness and addressing the underlying issues is important. Leaders who establish proactive measures can assist in combating this trend and create more positive and productive workplaces for everyone. Quiet quitting can sneak up on employers.  As defined recently on social [...]
Cultivate Success for Your Organization with a Culture Transformation

Cultivate Success for Your Organization with a Culture Transformation

For centuries, culture has played an integral role in how humans live and work. The culture someone grows up in can shape the arc of their life journey. An individual raised in a strict or closed-minded culture may be more likely to avoid taking risks or maximizing opportunities than someone who lived their life without limits. In a nation, village, family, or organization, culture begins at the top. One of the biggest challenges of leadership [...]
How Can Managers Support Employees During Tough Times? Shuffle Your Strategy

How Can Managers Support Employees During Tough Times? Shuffle Your Strategy

I love playing cards. Poker, rummy, solitaire, magic tricks, speed – you name, I play it. But before I discovered the endless combinations that could be created out of 52 colorful, but simple, rectangles with numbers and shapes on them, I built houses of cards. I had a whole strategy.  First, I would locate a surface just bumpy enough so they wouldn’t slip and slide everywhere. Then I built a strong foundation with extra cards [...]
Stronger Together: How to Build Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World

Stronger Together: How to Build Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World

Remember when we were alone, together?  We would sit at home, isolated, as the news flashed images of children holding up heartwarming signs to elderly neighbors and musical phenoms treated balconies filled with families to nightly concerts. Then, like clockwork, we would all go outside at 7PM each night to cheer on our frontline healthcare workers.   Now we are all back together, together.  Life has returned to normal levels of pre-pandemic chaos, almost as if [...]
How Resilient Leaders Prepare For Change

How Resilient Leaders Prepare For Change

The reasons we give up can be categorized and studied. We can even determine how to avoid giving up, look back at the potential mistakes and try to take lessons from those mistakes. So why don’t we?  Managers and leaders determine the overall success and sustainability of a business. Poor leadership and less-than-average management will create high turnover, profit loss, and an overall lack of trust from customers. This is nothing new. We know this [...]