“WorkLife with Adam Grant” EPISODE 8: When Work Takes over Your Life (Podcast Review)

You can listen to the podcast on Itunes OR on the TED website. Check out our reviews of Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5, Episode 6, Episode 7, if you missed them! https://www.ted.com/talks/worklife_with_adam_grant_when_work_takes_over_your_life?referrer=playlist-worklife_with_adam_grant&utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare Theme: Setting boundaries so your work life doesn't become your whole life. Key Takeaways One day in April 2007, author and businesswoman Ariana Huffington had a sudden reality check when she collapsed to the floor, breaking ...

“WorkLife with Adam Grant” EPISODE 7: A World Without Bosses (Podcast Review)

https://www.ted.com/talks/worklife_with_adam_grant_a_world_without_bosses?language=en&referrer=playlist-worklife_with_adam_grant&utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare Check out our reviews of Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5, Episode 6 if you missed them! Theme: Self-management, and what we can learn from it Key Takeaways Whether we realize it or not, we’re all managers. More precisely, we are self-managers: “Even if you have a boss, you still have to manage yourself. You make choices every day about which tasks to prioritize, who to invite to ...

“WorkLife with Adam Grant” EPISODE 6: Faking Your Emotions at Work (Podcast Review)

You can listen to the podcast on Itunes OR on the TED website. Check out our reviews of Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5 if you missed them! Theme: Emotional work and how to avoid burnout Key Takeaways We all have to manage our own emotions in our jobs. "Think of a time you were really annoyed by a colleague, but masked your feelings so you could get the job ...

“The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave” – Reason #5

Reason #5: Feeling Devalued And Unrecognized Value and recognition are linked to 1 of the 4 fundamental needs we talked about: the need to feel a sense of worth (i.e. “Feeling confident that if you work hard, do your best, demonstrate commitment, and make meaningful contributions, you will be recognized and rewarded accordingly. Feeling worthy also means that you will be shown ...

“The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave” – Reason #6

Reason #6: Stress From Overwork and Work-Life Imbalance What are the sources of stress and work-life imbalance? According to Saratoga Institute’s survey, they include: Doing more with less “The company asks us to do more work with less resources, and in less time.” “The company doesn’t employ enough staff.” Abuse/Harassment/Insensitivity “My company deals either ignores cases of harassment or deals with them very poorly.” ...