Coping and Channeling Frustration

Productivity

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Coping and Channeling Frustration

Dale Carnegie put it best. “Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration, and resentment.” We all experience frustration; it is a natural response to stress, after all. Your internet goes out during a virtual meeting. Getting stuck in a line. Having construction on your street while working from home. And […]

Don’t Ignore Your Negative Emotions

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Monday, February 8th, 2021

Don’t Ignore Your Negative Emotions

The other day I woke up in a foul mood. I can’t exactly pinpoint why. I’m guessing I’m just stressed and anxious about everything from work to returning to a “normal” world following the chaotic year that was 2020. But, don’t ignore your negative emotions. Since I woke-up on the wrong side of the bed, […]

10 Tiny Productivity Hacks that Will Make You Happier

Productivity

Friday, January 29th, 2021

10 Tiny Productivity Hacks that Will Make You Happier

Did you know that happiness makes you more productive? In fact, research by Oxford University’s Saïd Business School has found that workers are 13% more productive when happy. And, as a result, this increases engagement and loyalty. Additionally, happy employees are healthier. And, because happiness is contagious, it can spread throughout your entire organization. Best […]

How to Refill Your Emotional Gas Tank Full

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Thursday, December 10th, 2020

How to Refill Your Emotional Gas Tank Full

Growing up, my dad wasn’t much of a flyer. He preferred to hit the open road instead. That meant that we took a lot of road trips. While flying is definitely more convenient, I’m still partial to this type of travel. Maybe it’s nostalgic. But, I think it’s really because of the independence — like […]

Emotional Management Skills

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Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Emotional Management Skills

I woke up last Monday with a plan. I had all my work scheduled out and every intention to get it done. Did that happen? Nope. The day kicked-off with internet outages. Next, I got an email asking if I had the availability for additional work. And, my colleague, who I was collaborating on a […]

Procrastination Means Managing Your Emotions, Not Your Time

Productivity

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Procrastination Means Managing Your Emotions, Not Your Time

Procrastination is something that we’ve all had to overcome at one point or another. And, while it can have negative effects like missing deadlines and fracturing relationships, procrastination is often misunderstood. There is a myth that says that delays are entirely your decision because you’re lazy. While sometimes, there are external factors that cause a […]

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