When we’re bored at work, we typically clean up emails and our desk, take longer to complete tasks, snack or spend time on social media, or at least, those are some of the things I’ve done and seen others do. Such tasks are time fillers, and they don’t necessarily deal with boredom beyond the time that it takes to complete the ‘filler’ task. Going through something negative, like the loss of a job, career burnout or career boredom, can bring about opportunities for growth.
According to the American Cancer Society, this year more than 330,000 cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the US. But it's an empty statistic until you're one of the women told "you have breast cancer."
It’s concerning when an organization’s leader appears to fall apart. Senior level positions come with high demands and expectations, and the pressure can impact a leader’s decision-making, confidence, and ability to perform effectively. These pressures compound when you’re also the owner.
Most people have a conflicting feelings about leaders who are bold. We often love leaders who will take charge, move forward, and boldly go where no one has gone before, but other bold leaders have the opposite effect.
When you’re under pressure to quickly land a new job or manage a new set of responsibilities, being around the right people during this transition can make the difference between feeling energized or feeling deflated.
Gamification can make work and achieving goals much more enjoyable, fun, and rewarding. You'll also attract talent, engage them and keep them motivated by instant rewards, gratification, and prompt feedback.
How you start your morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. Using the first hour of your day wisely is especially important.