With so much being studied and researched on burnout, it makes sense to look at ways and means to build and improve resilience.
We are tribe animals, wired for connection, interaction and communication. When we’re close to, touched by and feel understood by another person our body releases oxytocin and makes us feel safe and loved.
COVID-19 is making headlines across the globe. Social distancing has been imposed in countries around the world and employees are hunkering down to work from home. Many times with nothing more than a laptop they are trying to keep the ball rolling. How can team leaders and team members make the most out of these challenging times?
We often hear comments from aspiring leaders that when they ask for leadership development, those programmes are reserved for current leaders. Thinking about it, wouldn’t it be much more efficient and productive to give aspiring leaders a head-start by preparing them before they need to start?
Set your goals! We come across a version of this request all the time. When you look back on the last decade, how successful do you feel it has been? Do you have an underlying feeling of success or that nagging voice that you have not lived up to your full potential?
The organisation and its development usually rest with the people professionals, and as we know, the people are the most important and complex part of any business. Here’s how we can aim to create more happy employees and boost productivity in 2020.
The lists of powerful women are growing. Female leaders are emerging as collaborative, inclusive, ready to make the tough calls and shake up the status quo. Power is not a gift given to anyone. It’s a mountain to climb. And yet, when it’s in sight these women are grabbing it with both hands and using it to make change happen. Sisters are doing it for themselves, and long may it continue.
Ideally, you’re reading this guide with the sea’s water gently lapping at your feet and the sun caressing your face. Indulge in the ritual of reflecting to give yourself the gift of being able to see how far you’ve come, where your wings will carry you next, and how you keep evolving along the way.