When I think of “team-building” one of the first things that comes to mind is the episode of The Office where the whole team is brought to the beach to do a series of unexpected, chaotic team-building exercises lead by the awkwardly lovable Steve Carell.
Ever heard of “managing up?” and “managing down?”
When I first heard about it, I thought it was just a corporate strategy to get promoted, but in reality, it is one of the most IMPORTANT concepts for two groups of people in ANY organization
While many companies are struggling to find new talent, others are growing their teams incredibly fast! Companies like Instacart, Lowes, and many grocery stores all announced team growth by over 300,000 employees this year.
Building a healthy happy inclusive workplace for all is no longer a perk, it’s a requirement. In truth, it’s always been but if you aren’t sure how to build that workplace for your people, it’s not too late.
Reflecting On The Economist “Innovation@ Work US” Event: The Future of Culture & Inclusivity In Hybrid Workplaces
The pandemic reminded all of us in the workplace that adversity often breeds advancements and innovation. What have we learned and will continue to learn from the transition into virtual and now hybrid workplaces?
Love to read? So do I! I consume books like they’re candy, especially now that I’m at home more and have the opportunity to learn even more. While I definitely love fiction and children’s books, non-fiction has the ability to scratch that curiosity itch on all things creativity, mindset, leadership and beyond.
I had a month of insomnia in June and it was an awful feeling. I couldn’t sleep. What perplexed me even more was that I marked this time for rest, since I wanted to recharge after a busy season of working. What I didn’t realize was how much my body was still unconsciously anxious, stressed, and in need of time for healing.
When was the last time you took the time to really reflect how you spend your time and energy? What makes you happy? What makes you upset? What makes you feel emotionally safe to show up as fully as who you are? These questions, though may look simple, require us to take a deeper look into ourselves and take the time to really ask who we are as a person.
While the future of work remains unknown, it’s unclear when we’ll be back to the office (the way we used to know it), and when exactly we will leave behind these masks, we can be sure that hybrid workplaces are here to stay. We’re in a defining moment of our careers, our work cultures, and the internet is a prominent place to be. And now, more than ever, it’s time for all of us to hone and practice our crafts to balance how to work effectively and thoughtfully online.
Often we only know what we know and our world view of society and workplace is limited because we only see people who look and think like us – we don’t have enough chance to think differently. And while 1:1 interviews are beautiful it doesn’t really give us a chance to expand our horizon by listening to new voices unless we intentionally doing so.
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