Recovering From Burnout? Be Patient! [VIDEO]

If you have recently recognized that you are (unfortunately!) burned out AND you have begun to take proactive steps to recover (fortunately!), I have some advice: Be patient!   You didn't burn out overnight -- it's usually at least 6 months to 2 years prior to a full-blown burnout -- so your recovery needs to be … Continue reading Recovering From Burnout? Be Patient! [VIDEO]

5 Ways to Tell If You’re Burned Out [VIDEO]

Are you feeling stressed out ...but don't know if you're burned out? In this 2-1/2 minute video short, you'll discover 5 common signs that you might be burning out AND get tips on how to overcome each. Dr. Geri Puleo is the President/CEO of Change Management Solutions, Inc. with a mission to eradicate workplace burnout … Continue reading 5 Ways to Tell If You’re Burned Out [VIDEO]

Life Is Like Riding a Bicycle

Why do we tend to focus so much on arriving at the goal...but forget about the journey?  Why is it so easy to quit moving forward after we've reached our destination? In other words, why do we STOP moving after a perceived "end point?" Nothing in life is static.  We are constantly moving.  The goal, … Continue reading Life Is Like Riding a Bicycle

Holiday Stress: How NOT to Turn into a Burned Out Grinch! [VIDEO]

Did you ever notice that we look forward to the joy of the holidays...but then are too exhausted and stressed out to really enjoy the festivities?  WHY does this (always) seem to happen? In this video from my free eCourse, Destressing the Holidays:  How to Move From Bah Hum Bug to HoHoHo, I'll share the Top 5 holiday stressors:  … Continue reading Holiday Stress: How NOT to Turn into a Burned Out Grinch! [VIDEO]

Why I STOPPED Over-Promising During the Holidays

We all have expectations about the holidays...and often over-extend ourselves trying to meet them!  The result is holiday stress. “Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.” This quote by Denis Waitley, a well respected success coach and author, is not about winning and losing: it's about understanding our capabilities, time commitments, and resources so … Continue reading Why I STOPPED Over-Promising During the Holidays

Why I STOPPED Trying to “Do It All” During the Holidays

Does “having it all” necessarily mean “doing it all?” In today’s fast-paced, chaotic world, we’ve developed a strong tendency to “go for the gold” in everything that we do -- and we're under constant pressure to do so: It's not enough to have a "happy" holiday...it has to be an AWESOME holiday! It's not enough to … Continue reading Why I STOPPED Trying to “Do It All” During the Holidays

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end

Beginnings and endings:  are they really that different?  Or are they different ways of viewing the same event? To begin anew means giving up what we did in the past in order to begin unfettered in creating a new future.  A fresh beginning that allows us to to move freely forward requires accepting that the … Continue reading Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end

Why It’s Time to Put an End to “Busy-ness”

Is your business life burning you out – or is it the constant “busy-ness” that’s exhausting you? Is there REALLY a difference?! Simply stated, YES. There is a critical difference that is based on the priorities that you use to determine your daily activities. While it is noble, worthwhile, and even essential to actively participate … Continue reading Why It’s Time to Put an End to “Busy-ness”

We Are The Stuff on Which Our Minds Are Set

Throughout the ages, sages have advised us to monitor our thoughts -- because they determine what we do and how we respond, which in turn determines the life that we experience. So, what are YOU thinking about today? Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, is the President and CEO of Change Management Solutions, Inc., an eLearning and … Continue reading We Are The Stuff on Which Our Minds Are Set

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