sense of belonging

Virtual Meetings Boring, Scary, or Safe?

To establish psychological safety in virtual meetings the leader must establish trust and respect among the participants. The leader must start by modeling trust and respect for the participants during the meeting and make everyone feel they can safely be their respectful selves without fear of criticism. Here are some ideas to ensure the psychological safety of meetings:

Are You Feeling Burnt Out?

Burnout is a subject I am extremely interested in since many of my clients come to me because they feel they are becoming burnt out. How can you identify the causes of your burnout and then make changes in your life to eliminate those causes?

What Was Good About 2020?

What Was Good About 2020?

It has been a long difficult year. Are you eager for the new year? I certainly have the feeling that I would like to see the end of this year come quickly. Hopefully 2021 will be a better year! Now is the time however to look back at 2020 to see what you have achieved.

Making a plan

How Flexible Are You At Work?

I don’t know how to plan for the coming year. “ my client said to me. “One day we are virtual the next day we are in the office and then they shut us down again.

How to be productive working at home

As an AT&T employee I was used to working in an office with lots of colleagues around. Suddenly in 1994 the group I was with was asked to work from home. I liked the fact that I didn’t have to drive 45 minutes to an hour to work but I missed the camaraderie of the office. I learned to compensate for the isolation and continued to work from home.