We think about work when we are not at work. Ruminating about work, replaying the same thoughts and worries over and over again, significantly disrupts our ability to recover and recharge in the off hours. The more we ruminate about work when we’re home, the more likely we are to experience sleep disturbances, to eat […]
Work life balance means something different to everyone. But after looking at the data from 185 million hours of working time, the line between work and “everything else” has become increasingly blurred. We have less time than we think each day and as a result end up working later, in the evenings, and on weekends […]
Ambitious professionals often spend a lot of time thinking about strategies to help them achieve even more success. Step back and reassess your career — starting with the recognition that managing it is your responsibility. Too many people feel like victims in their career even though they actually have a high degree of control. In […]
So many of us respond to increasing demands in the workplace by working longer hours that inevitably burden us physically, mentally and emotionally, resulting in reduced commitment, higher distractions and high rates of employee turnover. The key problem with longer working hours is that time is a limited resource. Energy’s another story. Defined in physics […]
Burnout has become “just part of the job” for many workers. This can trigger a downward spiral in individual and organizational performance. If you don’t address the causes of employee burnout in your organization, you won’t have a workplace environment that empowers employees to feel and perform their best.
People have 5 fundamental human needs: the need to be heard, to feel like they are part of a team, to know they matter, to contribute meaningfully and to learn and grow. How employees feel about their job is largely on the manager’s shoulders.
People are spending a lot of their working time in meetings. Here is an article that can help you increase their efficiency or reconsider their necessity: https://www.nytimes.com/guides/business/how-to-run-an-effective-meeting