Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton’s book, How Full is Your Bucket? was first published in 2004. It provides research and a delightful reminder that we all want to be seen, heard and acknowledged. Overview: Rath and Clifton argue that providing brief and positive interactions in work and home relationships can result in benefits […]
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Those called the boss or who have leadership roles have an awesome responsibility. Their influence can contribute to distress, frustration and poor health. Their influence can also contribute to positive employee engagement, increased productivity and workplace thriving. If you are the manager or boss of others aim to be one who has the tools to […]
When I interviewed women for the book, From Woe to WOW: How Resilient Women Succeed at Work, a store cashier told me this story. She cried in her basement suite for a month after she was “accused of stealing when she did not even have training on how to manage the cash register.” She […]
1.If you participate in negative gossip, ask yourself what is really going on for you. Do you feel jealous, resentful or superior? Does it give you a sense of belonging? What is the payoff for participating? Then find a healthy way to meet your need.
First, let’s eliminate the phrase work life because surely work is part of life and a significant part of it, for that matter.
Re-writing your story—an effective strategy for strengthening resilience.
“Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun.” Colleen C. Barrett Work provides little stress when it’s done for the joy of it. When watching my grandson pretend to make dinner with a wad of play dough, I began to wonder, Why is it that when we prepare a […]
Micromanagement is a cluster of behaviors used by managers who closely observe and/or control the work of their employees. Instead of giving general instructions for small tasks and supervising larger concerns, the micromanager oversees and assesses every step.