6 Reasons Why Taking a Vacation Makes You a Better Leader

Ahh vacation … the feeling of warm sand in your toes, a tasty cocktail in hand, and the sweet sound of work email pinging on your phone. Wait, what?! That sounds more like working remote from an expensive and exotic locale versus taking a vacation. And yet, 60% of employees report that they do some…

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Running Across the 2018 Finish Line

Ahh, December, the final month of the year that calls us to hurry up and finish strong, while at the same time, it beckons us to slow down and savor the season. This time of year brings a lot of competing commitments that can become a source of inspiration or a source of stress. The…

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Striver Fatigue and The Art of Well Compensated White Space

I have been a striver all of my life. I love the emotion of anticipation and I am future oriented. This meant that, for the first few decades of my life, I was always looking to what was next. I set a relentless pace for myself and I was enchanted by my sense of accomplishment….

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How to Avoid Burnout

Life is busy and can be overwhelming these days.  It feels like the pace and demands of the world have exponentially sped up.  Here are some ideas on how to manage and eventually avoid burning yourself out. Notice and name your burnout When does it happen? (After a huge project, weekly, when personal and work…

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