Never have we ever experienced anything like this in our lifetimes. We are in a crisis. We did not choose it. We did not cause it. Yet….it is the hand we’ve been dealt. Leading with our ‘tried and true’ methods may not be the best course in today’s climate. Our traditional ‘playbook’ may not fit […]
As we come back from the long Fourth of July holiday, the lovely, lazy summer days will seem far away when the stresses of every day work life pile up on us again. We have all been there; when there just aren’t enough hours in a day. When office politics threaten our sense of security and ability to maintain our self worth. When internal and external competition can erode our sense of accomplishment and contribution. I get it. After all, this is ‘earth school’ and we all live with these challenges.
Ever felt a bit out of control of your time, your day…your life?! In two and half words – who hasn’t?! This past month, many of my clients have been juggling with their over crowded lives with sending kids to summer camp, graduations, weddings, mid-year results, and keeping all their plates spinning. How do we stay balanced, together, and aligned with how and where we want to spend our time?
I have not met a single person in my life who has not experienced stress at least ONCE in their life! So, when I meet with clients and executives who are stressed out, there are a few basic tips we go back to when we are bubbling over due to the demands of life and work.
Anxiety and stress seldom lead to anything productive. Stress can be paralyzing and frustrating. I have a number of CEO clients who are juggling as fast as they can, and they still are not feeling on top of their game. We have all been there at one time or another – and many have unfortunately made stress an integral part of their lives. What can we do?
We all know stress can be a killer. I personally know the effect stress can have on health, lack of sleep, appetite, depression, and even the ‘big’ health issues, which put things into proper perspective like nothing else will. There have been thousands of books and articles written about this topic, and we have heard tips on what to do […]
As Devin Leonard of Business Week offered last week: “What’s remarkable about the case of Steven Slater, the JetBlue flight attendant who quit his job in magnificent style on Aug. 9, is not that an airline worker would snap after an encounter with an unruly passenger on a mid-morning Pittsburgh-to-JFK run. It’s that so much […]