Posts in: leadership development

January 17, 2023 Joe Mechlinski

Are These Blind Spots Destroying Your Digital Culture?

We all have blind spots. Leaders aren't immune. In fact, the vast majority of leaders have a huge blind spot when it comes to understanding how their people are feeling and thinking. The question that leaders don't know to ask...

January 12, 2023 SHIFT

Top 5 Things You Don’t Know About Burnout in 2023

"We envision a world without burnout, and workplaces where people grow and thrive, not simply survive for a paycheck." Recently, we collaborated on the release of the State of Workplace Burnout 2023 report – and the findings...

December 21, 2022 Joe Mechlinski

Year in Review: Our Top Moments, Milestones, and Moonshots of 2022

If we could all just end the year like Argentina ended the World Cup final... 2022 would go down in the books as a huge success story! Whether a raging sports fan or not, hopefully, you caught one of the greatest, most...

December 14, 2022 Joe Mechlinski

It’s Never Been Harder to Get Teams on the Same Page

Does it feel harder to get your team rowing in the same direction these days? Want to know why? Sure, burnout and overscheduling back-to-back meetings are partly to blame. But the bigger issue is... (hint: it's not remote work) ...

December 13, 2022 Andrew Freedman

Is Your Team Maxed Out or Is Something Else Going On?

"Everyone is at max capacity." "I can't handle one more thing." Maybe that is true. Probably not. We know that: People at all levels of organizations work hard, try to do good work, and want to win. Organizational influences are...

December 12, 2022 Joe Mechlinski

Hybrid Work: Right or Privilege?

"The world doesn't owe you anything..." This is what my Dad said to me when I set off to attend John Hopkins University for college. See, I went to one of the worst high schools in Baltimore City. During my freshman year, our...

November 18, 2022 SHIFT

Are Your Employee Surveys Wasting Time and Energy?

Want to know how your team really feels about what's going on in the business? You're likely no stranger to employee engagement surveys... The unfortunate reality is that most leaders end up disappointed or confused when survey...

October 5, 2022 SHIFT

How AI Can Bridge the Human Experience Gap at Work

Data, data, data. All organizations have it, but few leaders know what to do with it – especially when it comes to using the data to drive decision-making. Employee engagement data has come a long way in the past few years, and...

August 29, 2022 Joe Mechlinski

The Future of Work Starts With Questioning Everything

My high school (legendary) football coach, Roger Wrenn, would start every season the exact same way. At the first practice, he would say, "Hello everyone, my name is Roger Wrenn and I have been preparing my whole life to coach ...