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We are Beyond Burnout

People are being asked to do a lot more with a lot less these days. There are fewer workers doing the same amount of work…

Why We Need To Celebrate Minor Milestones

We all have lofty goals in life, whether it’s to get a promotion, lose weight, finish a degree, buy a…

How to Improve your Productivity by Prioritizing Effectively 

We generally approach prioritizing our tasks in an elementary way: what’s the most important thing for me to get done today? Even if…

How Early Experiences can Enhance Resilience 

Fifty years ago, I was one of the 386 girls who walked through the doors of Lane Tech High School for the first time.…

Mental Wellness At Work Should No Longer Be Taboo

When we think of fitness, we think of exercise, diet and getting enough sleep. These are certainly great for our…

The Great Resignation Gives Employees the Upper Hand

The Great Resignation is real, hitting virtually all industries and breaking labor records month after month. The U.S. Bureau of…

How Managers Should Prepare for Year-End Reviews 

Annual reviews are dreaded on both sides of the table – by both employees and managers. However, they are unavoidable because…

Everyone is a Born Leader

I’m often asked what makes a great leader. Leadership is made up of many components: emotional intelligence, confidence, competence, empathy,…

Make Mental Health a Part of your Return-to-Work Plan 

People typically don’t like change, and the past year and a half has been nothing but change. We didn’t like the changes to our…

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Being a Subject Matter Expert

We spend most of our lives working to become a subject matter expert in our careers. Once we reach that…

The Power of Choice

We make an infinite number of choices every day. What will you have for breakfast? What car will you buy?…

When Not to Have a Crucial Conversation 

No one really likes to have difficult conversations, whether it’s with a partner in life or colleague at work. But it is essential…