Are you familiar with the analogy of having a stone in your shoe? When someone refers to a stone in their shoe, they are often denoting a persistent problem – either something that nags at them or issues that bother them, upset them, or even make them angry. These issues require that we stop, pull […]
Tag: crisis management
Doesn’t it feel like sometimes we are caught in a squeeze play? The pressure of completing work assignments, family responsibilities, and meeting workplace expectations, all while maintaining our mental health, yet are we given the authority to make those necessary, final decisions?
What I am really saying is just what Grandma would say, “what you are speaks so loudly, people cannot hear what we are saying.” Picture the scene; have you ever had one of those weeks where it seems so draining, yet if someone asked what we did – it would be hard to put into words? […]
For February, I thought I’d honour Groundhog Day. It seems to be a constant theme for so many of us! I am sure you have seen it in others, as I have, yet when we look in the mirror, do we not see the same pattern? I know I get caught on this treadmill. But […]
Had a fascinating experience the other day. To be honest, having my office with a big front window sometimes feels like I am practicing being one of those nosey neighbours or retired ones.
Here Are 3 Strategies For Weathering The September Storm Are you weathering the September storm? Last week I talked about the range of emotions people feel as they send their kids back to school and return to the office. How do you tame those emotions? How do you run towards the roar? Here are three […]
Do you consider yourself to be a good leader in a crisis? In my last article, I talked about the 4 T’s of a workplace culture: toxic, tense, treated, and thriving. How would you characterize your work environment in a crisis? Are you thriving or simply surviving? We’re going to talk about crisis management and […]