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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
A Poem by Jessica Tietjen
My children belong to both me and you
And your children belong to both you and me.
You see, I truly believe
Children are everyone’s responsibility.
They come to this earth filled with pure love.
A gift from our God from up above.
Then as they grow, they learn
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...
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...
Is the "corporate" workplace of the past dying? Or has it already died while many choose to pretend it still exists?
In either case, the working world of the past is fast coming to an end which can be viewed as either a challenge or opportunity. Those who might view it as a challenge will...
I was staring out my window one day and I began reflecting on how nice it must be to just BE.
What am I talking about?
I was imagining what it must be like to just be a tree,
or a cloud,
or a bird,
or even a rock.
To just do exactly what you are supposed to do.
How our thoughts impact our results and how to have them create magical movie moments for you!