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Feeling in a rut and like your life is on auto-pilot? Looking to revitalize your mindset and renew your routine? Here you’ll find everything from tips to increase your engagement at work to boost your confidence to take new risks.
Team building gets a bad rap, and often for good reason. Memories of embarrassing group activities (think trust fall) or ones requiring zero effort (yet another mandatory happy hour) have caused employees to pass team building off as a waste of time. But, when done well, team building is an accelerator for business success.
A difficult boss. Frustrating co-workers. Long hours. Despite what you might think, none of these typical complaints are the primary reason people are unhappy at work. In fact, the top reason has nothing to do with the day-to-day annoyances of a job, but rather, something much bigger.
Positive psychology research shows that gratitude helps you feel more positive emotions and better deal with adversity, improves your health and builds stronger relationships with others.
No matter their downsides, phones are here to stay, so rather than giving into their evil ways, we need to harness the power of technology for good. There are so many ways phones can improve our lives.
Conferences, workshops, consultants, coaches – leaders do it all to build their competencies and improve their teams. But why should you spend all this money when the best approach to being a better leader involves easy tactics you can do for free? (Yes, free!)
A constant state of busy might sometimes feel like a badge of honor that’s getting you ahead, but it can actually lead to negative outcomes that might impact your career (and life!):
In order to advance, learn and grow, we must intentionally push beyond our comfort zone and take steps forward – even when we don’t always feel ready to do it.
For an exciting project I’m working on, I had the opportunity to interview recent retirees to understand their transition from working life and what makes for a successful retirement. As I listened to their stories and reflections, it struck me that those of us still working should incorporate their lessons learned into our day to day to have more fulfilling lives and careers today. There’s absolutely no need to wait until retirement to live the good life when we can implement these four simple tips while we’re still working.