Category: workplace wellbeing
Opportunity, or just an opening?
There’s a difference between an opportunity and an opening. While pondering a change of employment lately, I realized these three things: An opportunity pushes you to grow. An opening just lets you continue being as you are. An opportunity pushes you to do new things. An opening just lets you continue doing the same-old tasks…
How’s your company’s heart?
No, I’m not talking about the profit margin, sales, or ROI. I’m talking about how your company supports employees when they are under the weather, down and out, or fighting an uphill battle. What’s the plan when a manager realizes that one of the employees in their department is no longer cutting it? It’s when…
The Call of the Open Road
“No, I don’t know what I am going to do next, but that doesn’t bother me. It’s time [to go].” A friend and I were discussing her recent discussion to leave her job. She talked about the subsequent reactions from friends and colleagues: surprise, consternation and wonder, bordering on envy. She told me she was…