Workplace Compassion: What It Is, Why It’s Missing, and How It Contributes to Organizational Success

Should we expect to find compassion in our workplaces – or should we check our emotions at the door in order to be more productive at work?   Is workplace compassion a “nice to have” bonus at work – or is it an organizational imperative for innovation and profitability?  According to recent research, compassion may be … Continue reading Workplace Compassion: What It Is, Why It’s Missing, and How It Contributes to Organizational Success

6 Cultural Characteristics of Innovative Companies (Infographic)

Innovation in business is defined as moving forward by implementing new, more effective processes, products, and ideas.  But such innovation cannot simply be demanded by organizational leaders.  The employees charged with the duty to innovate must be motivated and empowered to do so.  Unfortunately, that's where many of the challenges of innovation emerge. Employees will … Continue reading 6 Cultural Characteristics of Innovative Companies (Infographic)

Who Needs Sleep? How Work Overload Burns Out Employees [VIDEO]

This is the final video in my 10-part series focusing on the 10 ways that organizations burn out employees.  I'll discuss how two types of work overload burn out employees -- plus the actions you can take now to prioritize projects and help employees create a better work-life balance. Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, is the … Continue reading Who Needs Sleep? How Work Overload Burns Out Employees [VIDEO]

“I Hate My Job!” How Negative Coworkers Contribute to Burnout [VIDEO]

This is video #9 in a 10-part series focusing on the 10 ways that organizations burn out employees. I'll discuss how negative co-workers can burn out employees -- plus actions you can take now to overcome assumptions as to WHY workers are so negative as well as how to create a more positive work environment. … Continue reading “I Hate My Job!” How Negative Coworkers Contribute to Burnout [VIDEO]

The Impossibility of Giving 110%

In business, we all know that if our expenses (what we give out) are 110% of our income (what we take in), then we will run a deficit and face potential bankruptcy.  Why can we understand this simple mathematical concept when it comes to money…but ignore it when it comes to our own lives? In … Continue reading The Impossibility of Giving 110%

I Win…You Lose: How Politics and Sabotage Create Burnout [VIDEO]

This is video #7 in a 10-part series focusing on the 10 ways that organizations burn out employees. I'll discuss how environments that condone (or encourage) politics can lead to sabotage and employee burnout -- plus I'll provide tips on how to prevent it from happening in your workplace. Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, is the … Continue reading I Win…You Lose: How Politics and Sabotage Create Burnout [VIDEO]