Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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,...

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....

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Leadership 2020: the new skills needed

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Dealing with workplace toxicity, no matter your rank

Sarah usually enters the office quietly, hoping to remain unnoticed by her more antagonistic coworkers. At meetings, she is reluctant to voice her ideas...

Stay ahead of unintentional insider threats

An email titled ‘2011 Recruitment Plan’ piqued the interest of an RSA employee, who retrieved the file from the junk folder. However, opening the...

Three types of people in your organization: a car passenger analogy

When you look closely, you will find three kinds of passengers in a car: The ones who want to be in the car so...