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How to Help Managers Take Steps to Overcome Burnout

“I don’t have stress, but may be a carrier.” — Erma Bombeck As company leaders look for ways to turn the tide on the great resignation, one factor may have been overlooked: burnout. It not only contributes to an employee’s decision to leave, it also significantly impacts their health and wellness. According to a recent …

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Are Positive Leaders Really Toxic?

Although a number of articles recently have focused on the damaging consequences of going overboard with Toxic Positivity, for years social scientists have documented the benefits of positive leadership especially during times of uncertainty. Yet, executive coaches and leadership consultants frequently encounter cynical attitudes when positive leadership is associated with being “soft” without an eye …

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Resilience: The Art of Knowing When to Swivel and Twist

Adversity, difficulties and disruptive changes help us build resiliency. During the last nine months, the pandemic has forced us to learn, adapt and anticipate how to do things differently.  And, like the old game of Twister, many businesses have shown us how crucial it is to change direction, swivel and reposition, by changing their approaches …

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Evaluate Your Gift Giving… Are you giving your best?

This holiday we see long lines… not in shopping centers, but with people waiting for hours to get food for their families. As in years past, there are countless, selfless volunteers who risk their own health and give of their time to help others. There are many ways to give this holiday season. Ponder how …

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Demonstrate Leadership to Overcome the Impact of Social Distancing

According to Cigna’s 2020 Loneliness Index, there is a loneliness epidemic in America, with three in five adults (61%) reporting they are lonely (a 7% increase from 2018). During the Coronavirus pandemic, researchers expect greater social isolation and social distancing will have negative effects on employees, especially ones who already feel lonely or isolated.

Overcome Failure with a Growth Mindset

“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high, and we miss it, but that it is too low, and we reach it.”  — Michelangelo… Many people give up after a significant disappointment. Yet, others are inspired to try again, learn from their mistakes and go on to achieve great things. Consider the following: