As global citizens, we are communally responding to the coronavirus pandemic -- but we are doing it in a variety of ways. Some of us are frozen by fear of the unknown...fear of the radical changes in our daily habits...fear for ourselves, others, and our community. But fear can only grow through the continuous repetition … Continue reading Transform Fear Into Courage
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
When I was conducting my research that led to the Burnout During Organizational Change Model (B-DOC), I asked my participants to identify what they believed led to their burnout. I didn’t offer any potential choices relating to what I thought caused burnout. So, one particular finding left me, well, flabbergasted: A disturbing 57.1% of my … Continue reading What To Do When Your Boss Is Unethical
Have you ever asked a child what he or she wants to be when they grow up? Usually they have a long, extensive list of all the professional possibilities just waiting for them when they grow up. But ask an adult what he or she really wants to do professionally? Well, that’s usually a completely … Continue reading So, What Do You REALLY Want to Do?
Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, is the President and CEO of Change Management Solutions, Inc., an eLearning and Coaching company focused on eradicating workplace burnout through the B-DOC Model. An entrepreneur for over 25 years, keynote speaker, author, blogger, business coach, university professor, and researcher, you can see her “in action” by watching her TEDx Talk … Continue reading Happy Holidays from Dr. Geri Puleo!
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
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