OK, I admit it: I’m a planner. I've found that it’s the only way that I can accomplish all my goals without burning out...or going a little crazy. But not all people plan before they take action. Some leaders not only change the steps, but even change the ultimate goal -- all with little warning … Continue reading Is Your Disorganization Creating Chaos for Your Employees?
OK, I admit it -- I hate attending most meetings. Why? Because in over 30 years of meetings, I’ve found that there is rarely a set agenda, attendees tend to come minimally prepared, AND there doesn’t seem to be a defined reason or objective to hold the meeting in the first place! Such endless meetings … Continue reading Meetings: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
It has been well documented that approximately 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 … Continue reading 10 Ways Organizations Create Burnout: An Overview