Evolving Workplaces: Busy Brains of Business Sep 29, 2022

Just preparing for writing this article, I was super stuck in my head. What is the problem? How can I think about it? How should I present it? What should I do? I had to stop and quiet my head so I could hear the real reflection from my heart.

Our thinking brains are like a crack in a windshield....

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Evolving Workplaces: The Truth of Transactional Relationships Sep 15, 2022

For a long time, which ever party has more power (money, influence, size), they are positioned to get the greatest value out of any type of engagement or exchange of value. This includes employee/employer relationships, business to customer relationships, and business to business or to vendor...

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Evolving Workplaces: Isolating Individuals Sep 08, 2022

The History of Isolation – our workplaces have a long and dark history with separation, isolation, and disconnection. Those in charge of the workplace had a fear of workers rebelling or refusing to do the work required so they kept a tight control on everything individuals did. One very...

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My Burnout Experience burnout Aug 24, 2022

What happened to me?

Why don’t I feel like I used to?

When did this all start?

These questions were ones I’ve struggled with over the past year. Trying to understand what happened to me in the years leading up to my significant life shift and ultimate crash and burnout. I think...

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Evolving Workplaces: Cultures Full of Fear (Part 1) Aug 11, 2022

I can’t help but observe what incredibly appropriate timing it is for this article with the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade which has had the effect of creating a tremendous amount of fear for many in our society. The implications of this type of decision...

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The Rise of Unhappiness...an issue requiring action NOW! Jul 28, 2022

Blind Spot: The Global Rise of Unhappiness and How Leaders Missed It

State of the Global Workplace: 2022 Report

Have you seen Gallup's new 2022 Workplace Report and book on the global rise of unhappiness?

Would it surprise you to know Gallup found the following?

  • 3.3 billion people want a...
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Evolving Workplaces: Be an exceptional performer at life, not just at work! Jul 21, 2022

New Capabilities Needed to Navigate Challenges

Reflecting on the last few years and the challenges we have experienced as a society; we have been through a lot. Right now, people everywhere are facing tremendous challenges including safety of children in our schools; increasing rates of...

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Evolving Workplaces: Business as Beings Jul 12, 2022

If Corporate is Dead, what do we need to differently?

If traditional corporate business was run like a machine, what if the new business model is evolving like a human being?

What do you mean by business is run like a machine?

“A successful corporation is often said to be...

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Real Reflection comes from our Hearts, not our Heads Jun 15, 2022

We each carry some version of a heavy load with us everywhere we go – marital issues, performance challenges, financial troubles, parenting hurdles, etc. These circumstances trigger emotions within us that lead to reactions that either help us survive these challenges or hinder our...

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Children are Everyone’s Responsibility May 27, 2022

A Poem by Jessica Tietjen

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Addressing the Burnout of Human Resources & Talent Management May 18, 2022

The Challenge - Burnout of Critical Resources

Recently, I was trying to fill an HR/TM Mastermind to talk about issues being faced in our workplaces today. I discovered how totally burned out and over-worked HR/TM (Human Resources & Talent Management) professionals are today. According to...

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A New Approach to Org Design Apr 26, 2022

Responsibility for Work Process & Org Design

Where does the responsibility for work processes and organizational design live in your organization? Who is part of the meeting that decides which groups report to whom and how work should be executed in the business? In most...

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