The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that a record number of Americans voluntarily left their jobs in November. The data shows that people are taking other jobs, not leaving the workforce. Even if you aren't one of the current statistics, are you considering quitting your job? Whether it's to move to another organization or to leave corporate altogether. If so, I have an important question for you to ask. Find out in this video what you need to know before quitting your job.
Several amazing women served as role models as I was a young, emerging leader. Though I'm grateful that a few also served as mentors, it wasn't enough to accelerate my development or growth. This leads to the third mistake that organizations are making when it comes to advancing women in leadership.
It's unbelievable to imagine that when I was promoted to leadership nearly 20 years ago, I wasn't offered this one thing - and it continues to be left off the table still today. So while organizations claim that advancing women in leadership is a priority, in this week's video I share the second thing they're getting wrong.
I was devastated to learn that working from home would no longer be offered as an ongoing benefit when I was in my corporate leadership position. It was with this policy change so many years ago that I discovered the first mistake organizations continue making when it comes to advancing women in leadership. While organizations claim that advancing women in leadership is a priority, in this week's video I share the first thing they're getting wrong.
Amazon recently reported that, with their return-to-office plans, there will not be one single policy, but rather the decisions will be empowered at the team levels. Our organization is aligned because what we know to be true is that most organizational experiences, including culture, live at the team level. Is this level of decision-making taking place at your company? If not, watch this week's video to find out how you can trigger this change.
I finally outsmarted my mom when I was about 9 years old. It was after a swim lesson, and she was allowing me to choose whether or not I went back the next day. As an adult, choices provide empowerment. If you're curious to find out more, check out this week's video.
CNBC recently titled an article, "Companies prioritized mental health during Covid, so why are we still so burned out?" Is it realistic to believe that the manner in which they prioritized and for the window of time that they did would be enough to cure burnout? Employees and leaders continue to face uncertainty and challenges so it's going to require a more concerted effort and greater length of time in order to overcome the burnout that many have faced. In this week's video, find out how leaders can begin changing the culture through their own, personal efforts.
I recently shared that organizations have a hand in burnout and when those organizations take well-being seriously, their organizational performance is 2.5 times greater compared to those who don't. Leaders also have a hand in burnout. Because of the high degree of interaction they have with their direct reports, they absolutely impact employee engagement and retention, and much of it comes down to supporting their well-being. Here I share the most direct and effective action leaders can take to demonstrate that they care about employee well-being, to improve overall performance.
Not taking burnout seriously is one of the top three mistakes organizations are making today. Yet when they do take it seriously, their organizational performance is 2.5 times greater compared to those who don't. Here I share the most direct and effective action organizations can take to demonstrate that they care about employee well-being, to improve overall performance.
Just released last week, LinkedIn’s latest Workforce Confidence Index shows that 74% of women say they are very or somewhat stressed for work-related reasons, compared with just 61% of employed male respondents. While also this year, McKinsey reported that 1 in 4 women are now considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce altogether, something they would’ve never considered the year prior. What are organizations doing wrong when it comes to advancing women, particularly when it comes to women in leadership? Find out here as I'm interviewed by Amanda Laden, Founder of the VinoKarma Project.