If there's a singular theme to the past week's national discourse about COVID-19, it seems to be: Back to work! This is a crucial conversation. Livelihoods--and lives--depend on being able to return to work. Considering this next phase is encouraging. … [Read more...] about Let’s get back to work?
1. Working from home 2. Fewer streaming services 3. More time together 4. Dress pants 5. Travel 6. Less eating out 7. A smaller home 8. A change in routine 9. Some down time 10. Less technology … [Read more...] about Top Ten Things We Wanted Before COVID-19
1. Our smartphones can be used for talking 2. I could never be a doctor or nurse 3. Surfaces in public spaces are disgusting 4. Teachers and childcare workers are underpaid 5. Shaking hands--why did we do that? 6. Some of the jobs we value the least are … [Read more...] about Top Ten Realizations Since COVID-19
Saturday was one of those idyllic weather days. Blue skies, chirping birds, animated pedestrians. One of those days that is all sunshine. One of those days that's like Ellie. Ellie loves people. She's outgoing and upbeat. A textbook extrovert with aspirations to … [Read more...] about Sunshine and Rainbows (At Work)
The idea of “happily ever after” was not introduced to predict or guide professional satisfaction. But dismissing fairytale endings has hardly spared us from imagining dream jobs or wishing for fantastic careers. Those of us fortunate enough to have professional … [Read more...] about How to Be Happy at Work