Have you ever had one of those weeks where you have so much to do that you can’t even focus long enough to figure out where you need to start? I find that this happens most often when I haven’t carved out time at the beginning of my week to
Are Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) truly effective for employees who are experiencing problems at work? Someone recently asked me if I thought that Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) are able to sustainably resolve work-related problems experienced by employees. In my opinion, the answer to this question is both yes and no.
There has been a lot of focus in the past few years about the importance of positive thinking. Explained in its simplest terms, having a positive mindset means being able to see the bright side of things. For instance, instead of saying and believing a statement such as: “My team
Reprimanding employees for weak job performance will typically have one of two possible outcomes: your employee will either rebel (i.e. not do what you are asking of them) or they’ll comply out of fear. When someone complies out of fear, they’ll likely take the corrective action that you’re requesting. But
Last minute requests used to set me off into a frenzy of activity. I would set out to meet a short deadline with an urgency that would have made you think that my life depended on it. I’d be frustrated about the expectations placed upon me and complained about the
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