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The New Work-Life Imbalance: Too many hours working from home

NOTE: Click on the image above OR click here to watch this 7-minute video. Because “business as usual” is being replaced by the (as yet unknown) “new normal,” it stands to reason that the traditional 9-to-5 work schedule at a common workplace location is also irrevocably changed.  Whether it’s remote work, working from home, or … Continue reading The New Work-Life Imbalance: Too many hours working from home

3 Ways to Provide Employees With the Resources They Need

https://youtu.be/8U3UHSdWvgs The COVID pandemic has made it even more difficult for managers to provide their employees with the necessary resources to do their jobs.  This is especially problematic when many are working from home and may not have the appropriate bandwidth (literally and figuratively) to perform optimally.  But what if your organization doesn’t have the … Continue reading 3 Ways to Provide Employees With the Resources They Need

Poor Resources, Poor Performance, and Burnout

https://youtu.be/-vaIHXZVyD0 Are you a manager who is charged with ensuring that your employees will “make it happen” at work – even if you can’t provide the right resources they need to do their jobs well?  With budgets being slashed and companies reeling from the financial effects of the COVID pandemic, managers have the unenviable task … Continue reading Poor Resources, Poor Performance, and Burnout

Where Are We Going? Keep It Simple to Engage and Motivate Employees

Even if your company operates on a fiscal year, there’s something about the start of a calendar year that encourages thoughts about the future.  As a business leader, are you making it easy for your employees to focus on the goals that you’ve set?  There’s plenty of advice on how to set S.M.A.R.T goals (those … Continue reading Where Are We Going? Keep It Simple to Engage and Motivate Employees

Leadership (Not Workload) Linked to Cybersecurity Burnout

“Cybersecurity stress is an industrywide epidemic among security professions.  Burnout is a hard conversation, but it’s necessary for CISOs to face workplace stress before it compromises productivity, talent retention or individual well-being”  (Henry, 2020). Long work hours.  Constantly changing priorities.  Insufficient resources.  High turnover.  These are just some of the factors that a recent survey … Continue reading Leadership (Not Workload) Linked to Cybersecurity Burnout