We are trapped in a belief system that states we must do more in order to be better. It’s a badge of honor to say, “I worked a 60-hour week.” Or, “I haven’t taken a proper vacation in three years.”Read More
I just had lunch with a former client who admitted he is completely overwhelmed with the holidays, work, family obligations, geopolitical issues, etc. He asked for advice on how to overcome this feeling of exhaustion, and I suggested reading books on personal and professional development.
“Even if you read one book a month and or read one segment of one book each month, it will help,” I told him.Read More
I get asked this all the time: “How do I work with someone who lacks empathy?”
The first thing you need to do is understand where this person is coming fromRead More
Every day, we are inundated with five times more information than we were in 1986. We are constantly plugged in – to email, the news, and social media. We work more and sleep less.
Our brains need a break in the form of self-care.Read More
just one humble houseplant can positively alter your life – especially during the workday. Plants have been proven to:Read More
Like many of you, I spend too much time sitting during the workday, whether it’s at my desk, in a conference room, or in my car. When I began developing back problems a few years ago, I thought, “Wouldn’t it be great to try a walking meeting?Read More
In my last blog post, I wrote about the wisdom of implementing a 4 day work week, which you can read about here. In short, it is scientifically proven that people are more productive if they take breaks and are rested, and believe it or not, implementing a 4 day work week is not impossible.Read More
August might seem like an odd month to talk about productivity. After all, we are knee deep in the dog days of summer when everything seems to slow down and offices empty out as people head off on their annual summer vacations.Read More
The holidays are the one time of the year when most of my clients feel stressed and overwhelmed – so little time, so much to do! This year, focus the great time management skills you yield with ease at work on your personal life.Read More
In the book Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture by Kim Cameron and Robert Quinn, they share a truly stunning story:Read More