Knowing Is Not Enough

On some level, we all know what we need to do in order to succeed.  We've taken the courses, attended the lectures, listened to the podcasts...but somehow we tend to stay "stuck." Creating the necessary changes in our lives requires the decision to make those changes.  That means pushing down our fears and deciding that we will … Continue reading Knowing Is Not Enough

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

5 Myths About Organizational Change

There are few words that are as dreaded by employees as “organizational change.”  But is the fear justified – or is it the result of some all too common misperceptions by change leaders? Based on my research and practice, I’ve identified five common myths about organizational change:  what it is, why it often fails, and … Continue reading 5 Myths About Organizational Change

Paradigm Shifter #48 – Identify your life’s purpose

Paradigm Shifter #43: Identify your life's purpose (by Dr. Geri Puleo). How to create success on your own terms by bolding living according to your life's purpose.

Paradigm Shifter #6: Define what “success” means to you (not for somebody else)

“Success” is subjective and only you can decide what your own success will look like. On a personal level, we all know people who are very satisfied, happy, and successful in their careers – yet feel like failures during family holidays when they are interrogated as to aspects of their personal lives. On a corporate … Continue reading Paradigm Shifter #6: Define what “success” means to you (not for somebody else)

The Paradigm Shifters for a New Way to Work in 2015

The Paradigm Shifters for a New Way to Work in 2015. Dr. Geri Puleo launches weekly tips to change your outlook in 2015. http://wp.me/p2fzap-3O

TEDx Presentation: Burnout, PTSD, and ADAAA

It’s been a month since my last blog post – but the reason for this delay was an exciting one.  I was given the opportunity to present at a TEDx event on February 19, 2014.  My topic?  Burnout and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder:  More Similar Than You Think…  Don’t panic – this wasn’t a dry, … Continue reading TEDx Presentation: Burnout, PTSD, and ADAAA

10 Ways Organizations Create Burnout: An Overview

It has been well documented that 70% of change initiatives fail.  While numerous reasons exist for these failures, I am convinced that it is primarily because many of the employees – whether they are change leaders or change “targets” – are frustrated, angry, apathetic, and burned out. While many managers believe that it is the … Continue reading 10 Ways Organizations Create Burnout: An Overview

Warning Signs of Burnout: 6 Symptoms That I Didn’t Ignore

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I inadvertently became a participant or statistic in my on-going research into what causes and maintains employee burnout during organizational change.  The situation:  I was a new full-time faculty member at a university that was attempting to transform itself and I had no control over the constantly changing … Continue reading Warning Signs of Burnout: 6 Symptoms That I Didn’t Ignore

It Takes a Transformation to Create a New Way to Work

The longer that I pursue this path to create a new, better and more balanced way to work, the more I realize that what I am advocating is transformational change -- and it is not for the faint of heart. There are two types of change.  Incremental change focuses on actions and reactions to external … Continue reading It Takes a Transformation to Create a New Way to Work