Saturday, August 17, 2019

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...

Seeking advice from multiple people? It could backfire on you.

We are always asked to seek a second or third opinion – about a medical procedure, career steps, or relationship decisions. For some of...

Want to improve your emotional health? Change your beliefs.

How do you remain physically healthy? Maybe exercise daily, eat fresh fruits and vegetables, get ample sleep, etc. But, how do you remain emotionally...

Nurture your creative quotient – practice these steps consistently

Calvin said to Hobbes, “You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood.” And most of...

Three ways Hygge can transform the way you work

Hygge (pronounced hue-guh), the Danish concept of wellness or coziness, has found takers all over the world. Not surprising, since the Happiness Research Institute has...

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Why do we make ineffective decisions?

We make about 2000 decisions every waking hour! Surprised? Think about it and you’ll realize that pretty much everything is a matter of choice....

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...

Two daily rituals for better productivity and performance

In 2018, leadership coach and performance expert Robin Sharma published a book titled, ‘The 5AM Club’ based on his own experience with private clients....

Why are we addicted to emails?

Recent studies show that office workers spend almost a third of their total workday reading and responding to messages. Yet, only about 10% of...

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...