Posts by Misti Aaronson

June 26, 2023 Misti Aaronson

Arm Wrestling or War: The Power Dynamic Between Leaders and Employees

Great change typically brings opportunity; it also brings turmoil,especiallywhen it comes to workplace dynamics. The employer-employee relationship has done a giant pendulum swing from pre-pandemic times. Remember...

May 13, 2022 Misti Aaronson

How Are Teams Really Feeling Right Now?

Unpack Sources of Stress As COVID-19-related stress has started to fall, there's increasing stress due to burnout, poor management, and leadership concerns. In Headspace Health's Fourth Annual Workforce Attitudes Toward Mental...

April 29, 2022 Misti Aaronson

Prioritizing the Human Experience at Work

Are Workplace Friendships Priceless? "If you have a friend you look forward to seeing at work, it's like earning $100,000 more in salary each year." As more teams are starting to come together for in-person gatherings and team...

April 15, 2022 Misti Aaronson

Organizational Agility Starts at the Top

Agile Organizations Adapt to Change There's a lot to unpack in Asana's survey of 10,624 global knowledge workers, but these quick stats are worth calling out: Employees are spending 27% more time this year on skilled work – and

April 1, 2022 Misti Aaronson

Ignite the Change Your Organization Craves

Raise Your Hand If You're Going Hybrid Our latest LinkedIn poll found that only 16% of companies are pushing their people back into the office – and more than half (58%) are taking a hybrid approach. Going hybrid is not for the...

March 4, 2022 Misti Aaronson

Tell Your Story or Have It Told For You

When people don’t have a narrative to latch onto, people will create their own version of the truth. In a world full of unknowns, stories can help people make sense of what’s happening. This is no different in the workplace. The...

February 18, 2022 Misti Aaronson

Getting Real in the Metaverse

We're big fans of trying out-of-the-box new ideas. That's why we got out-of-our-Zoom-boxes and hosted our recent all-hands company retreat in the...metaverse.We heard a lot of positive feedback from our team... "As a new hire...

February 4, 2022 Misti Aaronson

Empowering Psychologically Safe Communities

In a psychologically safe workplace, team members and leaders agree not to ridicule, punish or shame others for speaking up – whether someone is sharing a wild idea, voicing unpopular opinions, or blowing the whistle on an...

January 21, 2022 Misti Aaronson

The Shortest Path to Better Communication

What comes to mind when you think of “storytelling?” It could be your favorite childhood story like The Giving Tree, an inspiring TED Talk about emotional intelligence, or a million other stories. Most of us know that...