If you’re working from home, you have the huge benefit of not having to commute. But research shows that the ideal commute isn’t no commute. A commute allows a natural transition between your personal roles and your work roles. Here’s how to recreate an effective transition when you’re working from home.
Recently, unsuspecting university professor Robert Kelly was speaking live on BBC about tensions in the Korean peninsula when his inquiring young children opened the office door and came to check out what daddy was up to. (watch it here.) Stifling his obvious embarrassment, Kelly tried to soldier on as his wife, now alerted to […]
I’ve been enjoying a little time off over the holidays. A little more sleep than normal, a little more eating, and a lot more reading. This week, my inbox feeds have been full of New Year’s themed posts. I’ve decided to hop on the bandwagon and bring you my own predictions for 2017. I’ll warn […]
At least once a day I hear someone talk about the importance of balance. Balance is the elusive state of having two or more things in the right proportion or the right emphasis, amount, or weight. CEO’s talk about balancing revenue, cost, and customer satisfaction. Managers talk about balancing the tough messages that create accountability […]
Are you a real team player who makes an effort to promote healthy and harmonious dynamics on your team? If so, great. We need more people who are willing to invest in effective teams. Before you get too complacent about your contribution, take a look at some of these ways that good intentions can have […]
I hear complaints about workload and being stretched all the time. Unfortunately, the people who are over-extending themselves are the same people who say “yes” to everything anyone throws at them. This blog contains a video and free worksheet to help you figure out when and how to say “no.” Based on the response to […]
I believe that saying “no” is one of the most important things you can do to make your team stronger. Too often, when you take one for the team and add another task to your already overflowing list, you create an unhealthy situation not only for yourself, but for your team. By committing to work […]