During stressful times, our prefrontal cortex becomes overwhelmed. This is the part of the brain that’s responsible for rational decision making, reasoning and problem solving. So in times of stress, we often behave and respond in ways that are automatic and reactive rather than doing so in a more thoughtful
Have you ever had one of those days where you realize that you’ve spent your ENTIRE day in meetings and responding to e-mail? Days where you feel like all you’ve accomplished is talking about what you’re going to do, without any actual doing? As you wind up your day, you
As many organizations prepare for a return to work, your employees are relying upon you to share frequent, clear updates about decisions that are being made within your organization. It’s your responsibility as a leader to make sure that you’re making effective internal communication a top priority during this time
If you live in Quebec, I’m sure you’re not immune to the controversy that’s going on right now about the decision that was made to progressively open schools over the next few weeks. I’m not here to debate whether or not this was a good decision. But what I do
Whether you’re in a leadership position or in Human Resources, you’re likely being faced with employee questions that reveal the fear and anxiety your employees are experiencing in today’s uncertain economy. Of course, this is on top of your own emotions that you’re having to manage. These are difficult times
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