Saturday, October 19, 2019

Climbing the mountain of returning to work after parental leave

As the title of this blog post suggests, transitioning back to work after maternity or paternity leave is a challenging proposition. There are the...

Had an anger outburst? Here’s how to make repairs.

As much as we want to remain calm, consistent, and focused at work, it is not easy. We are all humans who react to...

Build familiarity and safety to build stronger teams     

Most organizations host team-building events now and then. Karaoke sessions, paint-ball outings, outdoor games, etc. are the norm. While these activities are fun, do...

Rewiring your brain for success

“It isn’t reality that shapes you, but the lens through which your brain views the world that shapes your reality.” – Shawn Achor For each...

Challenge your hiring biases with three easy steps

There is a huge and valid push within organizations to create processes or structures that promote diversity, and welcome people from different walks of...

Your stress stresses others out. Fix it.

Stress is contagious. It spreads, just like anger or sadness. Evolutionarily, our brains are wired to catch on to anything that represents danger. Says...

Three ways to balance your commitment to coaching with your well-being

Many successful business leaders have also been great coaches, yet most are known only for their skills as entrepreneurs. This is because coaching is...

How can employees cultivate original thinking?

When we think of originality, we usually associate it with creative people – the artists, filmmakers, the entrepreneurs with radical ideas, or world leaders...

Tackle burnout before it burns you out

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently recognized burnout as a syndrome stemming from chronic workplace stress that hasn’t been successfully managed. It is now...

How are companies countering mental health challenges?

Managing mental health well has been a significant focus of LeAP’s initiatives, because this aspect of health continues to be a stigma in many...

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Stay humble, stay wise: fostering intellectual humility at the workplace

What do a business executive, a doctor, and a college professor have in common? Some would say the answer is intellectual humility. Not many people...

Creating an experience of self-actualization at work. It’s possible.

72% of U.S. based workers do not possess a sense of purpose in their roles at work. Let that sink in. A lot of us...

Boost productivity through financial wellness

Financial wellbeing refers to financial literacy and control that allows us to live comfortably by balancing income and expenses. The Employee Financial Wellness Survey by...

Women and negotiations: how to counter the roadblocks?

In an earlier post, we had described the three categories of negotiations women have to make in the workplace – for establishing work-life balance,...

What makes negotiations challenging for women?

What are the most frequent instances of negotiation in the workplace that you can think of? Besides pay and promotions, that is. Those are...