Reflection

Learn to Ask Yourself: Am I Feeling Burnout?

Feeling burnout is more common than we know – it’s an actual global phenomenon. Can you identify when you’re feeling burnout? Do you know strategies for managing burnout? Learn more about how to identify it and how to handle it when you do. Over the last couple of months, I…

How to Assert Yourself Without Being Assertive, and Other Lessons I Was Told to Learn: What I Have Learned

In a previous post, How to Assert Yourself Without Being Assertive, and Other Lessons I Was Told to Learn, I began to document some of the pivotal experiences that happened to me professionally. The supervisors who were part of these experiences were trying to change my impact on the team through what I now believe was negative behavior modification.

Before writing about these incidents in one place, I never made the connection about their cumulative impact. I also never thought of my previous supervisors’ leadership as poor, as I was craving their positive feedback. I plan to explore these experiences in a series of blogs. In this blog post, I’ll share the lessons learned from exploring the impact of poor supervision and leadership. This post has been updated to reflect some additional lessons learned.

Finding Relevancy In a Changing World – Continuing to Feel the Discomfort of Change is Necessary

In a world changing daily, how do you address your own role in complicit behavior? Continue feeling the discomfort of change – this time, in the world YOU need to personally change! Fourth in a series. When I began my series on finding relevancy in a changing world, I was…

Harvard Business Review: Is It Even Possible to Focus on Anything Right Now? (and other WIFI Articles)

Read Is It Even Possible to Focus on Anything Right Now? by Maura Thomas in Harvard Business Review, April 14, 2020. Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday Weeks into our current reality of working from home (if possible), I have read many social media posts about the challenges of…

How to Assert Yourself Without Being Assertive, and Other Lessons I Was Told to Learn: What the Experts Say

Over the last two decades, I have been given advice on how to better work on a team by stifling my voice. This will be a blog series on how to unlearn these lessons. In this post, I will explore what experts say about poor supervision and leadership within an…

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