Archive for Month: March 2021
“The managerial rule books fail us at times like these when people are searching for meaning and a reason to hope for the future,” according to a Harvard Business Review article. Surely, that applies to Myanmar in the spring of 2021.
In the article “Leading in Times of Trauma,” authors Dutton, Frost, Worline, Lilius, and Kanov share essential lessons about responding compassionately during tumultuous times.
A leader’s response helps the organization “to maintain high performance in difficult times… to heal,
Jack P. DeBoer died peacefully on March 12, 2021, after a long, fulfilling life of ninety years. He was a towering man with a personal touch and an oversized impact.
In Jack’s extensive business career, he founded the extended-stay hotel concept within the United States’ hospitality industry. Beginning in 1975, Jack launched five nationwide lodging franchises, eventually selling the first three to Marriott, Hyatt, and InterContinental Hotels Group. Jack DeBoer was a classic entrepreneur of vision, confidence, and perseverance – an innovator in both the business and humanitarian sectors. He was renowned in his hometown of Wichita, Kansas as a civic leader,
According to Trello contributor, Kat Boogard, here are a few signs that your team may be overwhelmed:
- Energy levels are dipping. Studies show that “work-related stress is directly correlated to fatigue.” When employees who are normally energetic and proactive are more reactive and disengaged, “it’s time to take a closer look at what’s happening.” When we are pushed to our limits, it’s common for us to feel tired.
- Work quality is decreasing. When your team or individual employees deliver work with more errors than usual or the overall quality is decreased,