57 results for tag: workplace stress


What I Learned From Talking With 44 Managers About Delivering Bad News

One of the greatest challenges as a manager is delivering bad news. For many managers – especially first time, or novice managers – the experience of delivering bad news, during a layoff conversation or even a negative performance review – can be ...
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The Message of Emotions

Most writings on managing emotions speak to the topic by providing generic emotional management strategies: taking charge of your thoughts, use relaxation to decrease your physiological arousal, take control of and generate effective behavior patterns, take ...
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Come on Get Happy: The Secret to a Better Career and Life

It's possible to be happy even after being fired, getting overlooked for a promotion, or experiencing a major setback at work or a loss in your life. You don't control the circumstances or events in your life, but you do control how you feel about them. ...
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Simple Workload Tips Managing Maximum Performance Without Making Work Your Life

Ever since the Millennial generation entered the workforce, we're seen a resurgence in the idea that "work" and "life" represent two distinct things: i.e., that we can excel at our jobs and still have an enjoyable life outside the office. Although I persona...
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Peak Performance in the Face of Adversity

I recently saw the film, Hidden Figures, a true story about three African-American women whose work at NASA was instrumental in the first manned orbit of the Earth. The story takes place in the 1960s and these women were faced with a triangle of adversities ...
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Caring About People Without Sacrificing the Bottom Line

Burnout is a problem. We've all felt the signs at some point, but managing – even being aware of – burnout in our employees is a skill few of us really have. It's not as simple as telling them to, "Go home," "Take a day off," or giving them a pat on the ...
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Killing it in Business: A Conversation with REBBL CEO Sheryl O’Loughlin

Sheryl O'Loughlin knows firsthand the difficulty of balancing the needs of a growing family with her own physical and mental health, while managing other work and life challenges. In this warm, honest, and wise fireside chat with ExecuNet CMO Tony Vlahos, she ...
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How Do I Help Employee Showing Signs of Burnout?

There's an employee showing all the telltale signs of burnout. What do you do? connection culture Listen to Michael Lee Stallard, co-founder of the Connection Culture movement and a leading expert on what it takes to avoid personal and organizational ...
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How to Save Yourself From a Job You Hate!

Saying no is difficult for me. I want to do everything! I want to help everybody! Helping people makes me feel good. I love the variety of opportunities that I have every day, and I love the way I feel when I say yes! job satisfaction Unfortunately, I don't ...
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The Super Power That Makes People Smarter, Happier and Healthier

That's right. There is a super power that will actually make people smarter, happier and healthier. It's called being connected, and it's the number one unmet need of Millennials. When people feel connected, vs feeling left out, unsupported or alone, it ...
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The 3V Leadership Model

The 3Vs are a great way to implement a Connection Culture. The first V is VISION. An inspiring Vision is when everyone in the organization is motivated by the mission, united by the values and proud of the reputation. You want to work for, or be, a leader ...
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Cool Your Day

"I feel like I'm in a pressure cooker. I feel the heat 24/7." If you were to come to my office, I'd prescribe five actions for you to take to cool your day, to "depressurize." Focus on how good you are at something, not your ranking. You'll experience less ...
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