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 [...]
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 [...]
If Employees are Feeling Upside Down, Implement a Hybrid Workforce to Foster Mental Health

If Employees are Feeling Upside Down, Implement a Hybrid Workforce to Foster Mental Health

The other day my nephew was showing me videos of this thing called a “demogorgon” on either TikTok or YouTube (he was scrolling so fast, it was impossible to tell). I’m not usually squeamish, but I found myself having a visceral reaction to it. Of course, he didn’t even notice, as he kept joyfully chatting away about how the slimy being he was showing me was actually a hybrid predatory creature from the Upside Down. [...]
Wondering How to be More Resilient? Try Whistling While you Work

Wondering How to be More Resilient? Try Whistling While you Work

Cue scene. Seven exceptionally joyous guys skip in, surrounded by chirping birds and scurrying mice. Leading the way is a beautiful princess in a glamorous gown. They’re singing and dancing together in perfect harmony and you can practically feel pure happiness radiating off of them. Plot twist. They’re not at a fancy ball… they’re working. For most people, that’s not how a typical workday goes. If it does, more power to you. But many of [...]