Posts in: employee engagement

January 27, 2020 Jim Patton

How to Get Your Employees to Successfully Achieve Annual Goals

The beginning of a new year is always an exciting time—especially when it coincides with the dawn of a new decade.  Like many others on the threshold of 2020, your employees likely spent the end of 2019 and the start of January...

November 25, 2019 Jaime Torchiana

Why Work-life is Part of Our Life's Work

There’s so much more to life than work. Even so, work is where we end up spending most of our time. At SHIFT, we feel that time should count for something. Your work should make you feel fulfilled, proud, and happy─yes, I said...

June 18, 2019 Jaime Torchiana

Pace Yourself to Prevent Burnout

Just last week, the World Health Organization (WHO), released an expanded definition of “burnout” in its latest revision of the International Classification of Diseases. While not a medical condition per se, WHO defines burnout...

June 7, 2019 Carly Cope

Learning Can Set You Free

“Once you stop learning, you start dying.” In seven simple words, Albert Einstein relays a very powerful message: Learning is life’s most important nutrient; without it, we lose our sense of purpose and being. In essence,...

March 14, 2019 Carly Cope

4 Keys to Productive Disruption in the Workplace

Four years ago, my husband and I decided to make a fairly significant life change. Newly engaged, we were living in the heart of New York City where a vibrant social life, good food, shopping, and museums were all just a subway...

January 10, 2019 Carly Cope

Three Keys to Establishing the Innovation Mindset

  Innovation mindset is a renewed way of thinking that breaks historic barriers to change and promote creativity and progressive thinking. However, many leaders still struggle to successfully implement it. Is your organization...

December 4, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

Three Questions We Will Ask Ourselves on Our Deathbeds

"Did I live? Did I love? Did I matter?"  These are three questions that we will face at the end of our lives, according to Brendon Burchard, the founder of Experts Academy and survivor of a near-death experience. This is an...

November 28, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

How To Find Greater Purpose Using Your Instincts

  We may speak from the heart, but we feel it in the gut. In my book Shift the Work, I explore how our brains work –  the head, the heart and the gut. The brain in the gut calls us to a higher purpose. The gut brain also alerts...

November 14, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

Routines, Rituals and Rhythm for Greater Engagement

Multitasking is not conducive to clear, innovative thinking. The head brain wants us to focus on one task at a time. Every time we switch to a minor task, like checking email or responding to a text, the head brain releases...