Posts in: workplace innovation

January 20, 2023 SHIFT

Walking the Digital Communication Tightrope

  With four generations in the workforce it's no wonder leaders struggle with collaboration and communication, especially in the digital world. The newest group in the workforce born between 1997 and 2012, Gen Z (also called...

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...

January 6, 2023 SHIFT

How to Lead Through Pain, Uncertainty, and Constant Work

  Statistically speaking, 20% of the people you work with have experienced mental health problems in the past year and over half of people with mental illness don't receive help. Lifting the stigma on mental health issues is one...

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 19, 2022 SHIFT

Insights and Strategies to Navigate the End-of-Year Scramble

  The end-of-year scramble is hitting people in different ways... In general, we're seeing: Employees who feel drained, swamped, and unable to take on one more thing Leaders who are trying to support their teams but are anxious...

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...