For years, a productive work week has been defined by clocking eight hours a day, five days a week, to reach the magical 40 hours. When the clock strikes five o’clock, you’re golden-- go home! You’ve done your job!
With the current state of affairs in our country and the world at large, workers have undergone a mass exodus from their office buildings into their homes.
Being a perfectionist can present many personal challenges in the workplace. Always striving to be something that is impossible to be is not only exhausting, but often leaves one with feelings of dissatisfaction, shame, and fear of failure.
We’ve been trained to view conflict as something negative—something that hurts relationships, dampens the mood, and causes hostility.
Leadership theories have evolved over time, with new ones being introduced and old ones being discredited or built upon everyday. More recently, there’s been a lot of talk about the influence that purpose has in leadership. Apparently—it’s a lot.
We like to think that we are in control of our emotions. In some instances, we are. And some people have a tighter grip on their emotional steering wheel than others. But no matter who we are or the situation we're in—our emotions do have the power to control us.
As an employee or as a boss, boredom in the workplace can be damaging to all. Bosses certainly don’t want bored employees, as this leads to unfavorable outcomes such as sloppy work and unmotivated spirits.