This article speaks on a downside to the work from home trend, not taking sick time, and how that can be a negative not only for the employee, but also the employer. What are your thoughts? https://www.economist.com/business/2022/10/13/it-is-becoming-harder-to-take-off-a-sick-day This Talking Tuesday is recommended by: Tiffany Rees
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Energy for the Weekend
I read this article over the weekend and while at first, I thought it wouldn’t offer anything I didn’t already know, I ended up being challenged by some of the ideas. For instance, currently I have lots of small projects that are distracting from the bigger items I need creative time to delve into. MyContinue reading “Energy for the Weekend”
One Simple Thing You Can Do to Relax this Summer
If you’ve already taken your vacation, but still find yourself stressed this summer – try this one thing that combines triple stress-reducing techniques – walking outside with a friend! Read more from WSJ here. This Talking Tuesday is recommended by: Michelle Cicotte
Keeping Your Cool (When It’s Hot)
It’s hotter than hot out and I personally think it’s making people (including myself) a little less patient… here’s some tips that may help! https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-be-patient-37088603 This Talking Tuesday is recommended by: Sarah Hoyle, LEED Green Assoc.
Say no to Burnout
When we say “yes” to everything, it’s easy to lose sight of what we need and deserve. It can also leave us depleted because we simply are not able to do it all. Setting boundaries with other people and learning how to say “no” frees up space to focus on the tasks that are mostContinue reading “Say no to Burnout”
The 4-Day Workweek?
I came across this news article about London testing out a 4-day workweek. “After the pandemic, people want a work-life balance” is what Joe Ryle, the campaign director of London’s new campaign, said in an interview. It sounds like a healthy idea to shorten the work week, on the other hand, for the workers thatContinue reading “The 4-Day Workweek?”
The ‘Cult’ of Overworking
My husband relayed a story to me about a recent call he was on in which some fellow colleagues were talking about (humblebragging about) how they had stayed up until 2am to work on the current project and then woken up at 4am.
Benefits of a Break
This Talking Tuesday stems from my recent leave of absence from work. This leave ended up being a sort of reset button. I had to take some time off from work for what is likely one of the most challenging personal events of my life –and I should have done it sooner.
Tyranny of the Urgent
This Talking Tuesday stems from my need to hit the pause and reset button. I found last year that while working from home, life dropped to a slower pace, I made more time for myself (selfcare) and even made the conscious choice to invest in career development – to tell myself it was ok toContinue reading “Tyranny of the Urgent”
Creating a Better Work Environment
Happy people make happy results for your company! Here are some great ways in creating a better work environment for your employees. https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/7932-create-better-work-environment.html This Talking Tuesday is recommended by: Laurie Kahn