We each have aspects of our jobs that consist of busy work - work that is duplicative or meaningless - but when is it considered to be a true problem? CNBC reported on the amount of time employees believe they spend on busy work and how much of that is considered a complete waste. In this video, I address the consequences of busy work and how it can impact you and your team.
Are you so busy that you believe there's no time for fun? You're barely squeezing in the basic necessities to keep yourself, and maybe a family, alive that you can't possibly imagine how you could find even a moment for any fun! If this is you or someone you know, I invite you to check out this week's video for a creative idea on how you can actually have the time for fun!
We lost millions of people in the workforce due to the global pandemic. While men have recovered all of their workforce, women have not. This loss continues to impact bottom lines for both organizations and the individual woman, not to mention it's stalling economic growth. What are you doing to hire and retain women in the workforce? WARNING: The answer we should be considering may not be what you think.
Whether it's intentional or unconscious, #bias is holding women back in the workplace - hiring, promotions, and in their everyday experiences. One of the common types of bias is Performance Bias, where assumptions are made about women's and men's abilities. If you're interested in learning more about and how to spot Performance Bias, take a few minutes to watch this week's video. How will you #BreakTheBias?
I was shocked when I read that 73% of women experience bias at work - yet less than a third of employees are able to recognize bias when they see it. Admittedly, I’m one of the third who has most likely missed the signs of bias either toward myself or toward others. I’d like to be a part of creating change! Join me on International Women’s Day to #BreakTheBias against women in the workplace. I’ll be facilitating an open discussion to empower women and others to identify and challenge bias head on!
If you want to be there for your job, for your loved ones, for anyone - you must take care of yourself! But it's challenging to find the time for self-care. And if you think it's impossible to do, then you'll definitely want to watch this video!
Are you the go-to resource at your company? Is your calendar monopolized by meetings where others asked for your collaboration? Whether you're the one with all of the knowledge or you truly find joy in helping others, there's a time when your helpfulness can hurt your job. Find out more in this week's video.
While I'm not a big supporter of New Year's resolutions, I never want to be called a quitter! How about you? Watch this video to find out about "Quitter's Day" and how you can rebel against it!
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.
I believed that what I was experiencing were signs of approaching burnout, but it turns out that I was already over the edge and what I was experiencing were SYMPTOMS of burnout that consumed me mentally and physically. If you're wondering what burnout's early signs look like before you've crossed over, be sure to watch this week's video.