Monday, December 16, 2019

How to work when you don’t want to?

As much as we desire to be productive 24/7 and disciplined with how we manage our time, the reality is that we often can’t...

Making sustainability fun for employees

Faced with the very real impact of climate change, companies across the globe are aligning with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals to assess...

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...

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,...

Avoid desktop strain with three simple ergonomic steps

Ergonomics is the science of tweaking workspaces to fit its users in a way that promotes efficiency, comfort, and better health. Today, many companies...

Filler words can have strategic use. Find out how.

Seasoned public speakers might frown upon it, but we all use filler words in our conversations. It is not just umm, aah, like. Other...

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....

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....

Understanding emotions at work

“When dealing with people, we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion.” This is Dale Carnegie’s advice...

Think within the Eisenhower box for better task management

Most employees, if reports are to be believed, waste 21.8hours of their work week. Dwight D. Eisenhower wasn’t one of them. As the 34thPresident...

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Want to change habits? More than willpower, use strategy.

A decision to reschedule a meeting, respond to an email, avoid that tricky conversation – we make thousands of decisions in a day. But...

Have coworkers with diverse working styles? Welcome the variety.

In all the talk about workplace diversity, there’s one type that often gets overlooked – that of work styles. Just as there are different...

Leadership redefined for self-managing teams

Our previous post looked at some of the characteristics of self-directed teams, and how these are necessary to adapt to the future workplace. However,...

What you need to know about self-directed teams

We live in an age governed by connectedness. Social media allows us to connect with people, and discover new places and things. The app...

Micro-moments that count: leveraging digital interactions to make new recruits feel welcome

Think back to the last time you wondered about a company you hadn’t heard of, your next doctor’s appointment, or the best holiday gift...