We talk constantly about unmanageable workloads, but it’s actually the mental and emotional work that’s wearing us down. Learn how to reduce your thoughtload so you can get through your workload more efficiently and effectively.
Leading through change is incredibility difficult and requires significant energy, patience, self-control, and stamina. Use these techniques to build your resilience over the short-, medium-, and long-term.
I am preparing to talk to a large group of bank branch managers about the secrets of resilience. They’re not interested in the basics; years of change and disruption have taught them the fundamentals (remember when the ATM was going to replace all the jobs in financial services). They’re looking for the next level—the secrets […]
This weekend, I facilitated a workshop about change and transformation with a large group of leaders. Once we finished talking about the perilous task of transforming an organization, we started talking about the importance of leaders investing in their own resilience. I said something that caused a light bulb to go on for many of […]
I stumbled upon an old post I had written for Psychology Today and decided to resurrect and refresh it for ChangeYourTeam. It’s about being inspired in the month of November to say “no” to more things. In the time since I first wrote the post, my concern about people saying “yes” to far too many […]
I’m in the middle of a short series explaining why my new firm is called 3COze (rhymes with “she goes”). It all starts with our mission statement: “we will radically transform the way people communicate, connect, and contribute so they can achieve amazing things together.” So it seemed apt to have the first three posts […]
Thank you to those of you who have sent notes complaining about the dearth of posts this summer. It’s nice to know that you miss them! It’s been an eventful summer for me and my reaction was to think more and write less. My kids headed back to school Tuesday and our household is […]
In my previous post I asked whether there is one thing that you’ve been avoiding doing that is zapping your energy? If there is something important you’re procrastinating, it hangs over you and causes a constant low level of dread. Identify the thing you’ve been avoiding, take action and see how good you feel. […]
I don’t think we’re having fun anymore. We’re rushed, stressed, harried, tense, bitter, grumpy, tired… we’re a lot of things, but happy is seldom one of them. I think it’s time to choose to be happy; to have fun in the face of stress; and to be buoyant just when you feel like you’re sinking. […]