Mental Health in the Workplace Lately I’ve been reading a variety of studies and articles on the effects of mental health in the workplace and how it leads to employee absenteeism, and more importantly, employee presenteeism. According to the World Health Organization, there can be as many as 27 lost work days per year for [...]
The major difference between childhood and adult bullying is in the workplace, bullying is often an admirable behavior. In a competitive marketplace, who better to make tough decisions, fire up performance and crunch numbers than a bully?
Suicide is Increasing: How you can help as an employee, supervisor or manager It may be a sign of our current times, but the sad fact is suicide is increasing within all sectors of our population. The warning signs can be identified and there are steps you can take to help your fellow team members in need.
Leadership. It takes many forms. One of the key elements of leadership is for our actions to match our words, to “walk the talk.” When our professional narrative is what people truly experience about us, we are modeling authentic leadership. All of us, no matter the role we play (Physician/Provider, CEO/Manager, [...]
Depending on which source you look at there are as many as 5 generations now in the workforce and some organizations employ them all. Many predict that not far into the future, many more workers will not retire until well into their 70’s or 80’s. By the time younger workers get to that age there will be even more generations [...]
Joyful fun: a great way to be nice to yourself Joy can be evasive. Working in a high demand job, such as practicing medicine, executive leadership, or many other professions, while balancing work and family can leave you feeling depleted. Sometimes life gets to be so overwhelming you actually have to make a point to engage in [...]
Multi-Tasking Leads to Greater Productivity More information has been published recently regarding this common Multi-Tasking misconception. This widely held assumption is even built into many jobs and workplace environments. What we know from research now is what we see as multi-tasking is actually rapid “switch-tasking.” [...]
Have you ever taken time to reflect or ask yourself questions about your professional life? Questions such as; “Am I happy in my career? Am I working for the right organization? Do my personal values align with the values of my employer? Does my work bring me a sense of purpose and meaning?” Our professional lives are one [...]
Characteristics of Healthy Relationships To have overall holistic well being, it is important to have well being in the Relational dimension. How many of the following attitudes and behaviors are present in your relationships?