Consider some of these tips to create more psychological safety for LGBTQ+ team members: Consider what assumptions you might be making about your team memebers. A recent study by the Human Rights Campagin found that 46% of LGBTQ workers in the US are closeted at work. Don’t make the mistake of failing to be concious of your language and behavior
Below is a little piece of where my inspiration came from! Bear Hunt, read by Samantha Sander, age 3 and 1/2 “Courage and perseverance make difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – Unknown
Listed below are various activities that can help you navigating change and what’s next Spend time in reflection -journaling, walking, running, meditating Consider where you now give the topic, what do you need to let go of to get you where you want to go Ask yourself what is another way of looking at this Pay attention when things
As mentioned last week, organizations are facing a burnout crisis. A recent Gallup study suggested that as many as two thirds of employees are experiencing burnout – employees who, as a result, are less confident, less energized, more likely to call out, and more likely to be actively looking for a different job. The good news is that great leadership
After a year and a half of increased stress brought on by pandemic worries, changing work parameters, virtual learning, and most of our schedules getting completely upended, it’s not surprising that burnout is one of the main hurdles employees are facing going forward. Next week we’ll talk about what you can do as a leader to help mitigate burnout
Every week when writing this newsletter, I have to combat the desire to write paragraphs on paragraphs with anecdotes, examples, and extra information. Even though it’s tempting to write emails the way we talk, the truth is, often less is more. We think we’re adding value by adding information, but more information can be wasted energy for you and more
A few weeks ago, I had to reschedule a meeting and decided to set it for a Friday at 3. Very quickly during the meeting, I found myself admitting out loud, “so THIS is why I don’t schedule anything important for Friday afternoons.” I was clearly not in my most energized or productive headspace, and it got me thinking about
March Madness is my favorite time of year. Not only does it coincide with the freshness of spring, but it also brings about additional feelings of excitement and possibility, seeing dreams come true and hard work pay off. While watching this year, I came across the Under Armour commercial below, and I knew I had to post about it.
In talking with my social media writer Lindsey Gough about potential newsletter subjects, she said something that struck me as valuable and I wanted to share it here. She said: “Your vulnerability is not unprofessional.” Oftentimes as leaders we want to present a strong, confident persona, so we avoid getting personal or showing vulnerability. But Lindsey is right, showing vulnerability
Recently, I have noticed a bit of a spring in my step (pun intended). Here in Raleigh, NC, the weather has started to warm up and the daffodils are blooming – the first sign I always notice that we’re on the cusp of spring. At the same time, more and more states are opening up wider vaccine distribution groups.