Toxic optimism has continued to grow in the workplace. We aren’t talking about whether the glass is half empty or half full. No matter what your situation is or how difficult it is, there’s a huge difference between toxic optimism and being an optimistic person. Optimism in the workplace becomes toxic when someone wants to …
Open Enrollment continues to be an afterthought at some companies, but when you think about your goals to attract and retain employees, this is a campaign that affects every team member. Giving your organization easy-to-understand information, a fun and engaging theme, and even a contest to sweeten the deal can be an example of a winning culture.
It’s time to pay respect to the process and understand that communications is more than just putting words together for an email, article, blog, website copy, social media post, etc. There is strategy behind what is said, how often, and the way in which it’s presented. Every touchpoint, campaign, or site has its own purpose. Real and sustainable impact takes continued investment – not a one-sheeter.
If ol’ Bernard Shaw could see us now. In early 20th century, he made this statement at a time of mailed letters, face-to-face discussions, and the introduction of the telephone. Can you imagine his astonishment in today’s world with countless ways to reach an audience? And yet, is anyone really listening?
As much as we would love for our bosses to stroll in and give us that big promotion or great opportunity, unbidden the reality is that it will not happen without some work on our part. So, as we head into the new year, we want to challenge you to consider taking some proactive steps in creating your career path.