Posts in: stories that shift

September 30, 2022 SHIFT

Are Leaders Ready for the Path Ahead?

  Since we are living through the greatest disruption to the workplace, why do we feel stuck between impossible decisions, no-win situations, and in an environment that lacks any forward momentum? Well, as Einstein said, "You...

September 16, 2022 SHIFT

Does Your Team Trust You?

  So does your team trust you, company leaders, and peers? In our increasingly polarized society, workplaces are now held to a higher standard. Leaders are expected to address societal issues in meaningful ways. Creating a safe...

September 1, 2022 SHIFT

Harnessing Momentum at Work

  We all crave momentum. It's the feeling of being on a roll – unstoppable. How do you create momentum? We asked some of our teammates to share how they think about momentum: "I think of how an object in motion stays in motion...

August 19, 2022 SHIFT

Today's Leadership Challenges Mirror Yesterday's Problems

  Have you heard of the "Quiet Quitting" trend sweeping social media? It's the latest way to describe how employees commonly respond to burnout – but the trend is far from new. "Quiet Quitting" is a repackaging and marketing of...

August 5, 2022 SHIFT

What Are People Leaders Tackling Right Now?

  Why should mental health be a critical part of your business strategy? Prioritizing mental health is fundamental to creating a healthy and high-performing culture. Leaders have the opportunity to use work as a vehicle to light...

July 22, 2022 SHIFT

What Do Surveys and Diversity Trends Have in Common? You.

Are Surveys Moving You Forward or Holding You Back? So often we hear how people dread surveys. It makes sense. Employees don't feel their voice leads to meaningful change. Leaders struggle to turn data insights from surveys...

June 24, 2022 SHIFT

Say Goodbye to Legacy Thinking, Say Hello to the Future

The roots of why we do certain things the way we do often makes little sense. For example, did you know that the QWERTY keyboard was designed to make us work harder, not smarter? In our CEO Joe Mechlinski's recent TEDx talk, he...

June 10, 2022 SHIFT

Commitment to Work Starts With Connection to Peers

What is affective commitment? It's the sense of emotional attachment and identification with an organization's mission and culture. This FastCompany article calls out three tactics that help promote emotional connection at work:

May 26, 2022 SHIFT

Better You, Better Us, Better All

  Are You Living By Design? "Johns Hopkins estimates that 26% of the U.S. population is struggling with mental health right now." That's why it's more important than ever that we lean into our SHIFT value of "Live by Design." ...