In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified burnout as an ‘occupational phenomenon’. While it hasn’t yet been classified as a medical condition, if the latest studies are anything to go by, it is well on the path to becoming one. According to a 2018 Gallup study of 7500 employees, 23% of employees reported feeling burned out at … Continue reading Battling burnout: A fight against artificial urgency
What does one do with the strength-based philosophy?
This is not yet another article advocating the benefits of a strength-based philosophy. We’ve seen many of those already, haven’t we? Gallup, Peter Drucker and the industry as a whole have successfully convinced me to believe that employee performance and consequently organizational productivity is positively impacted when organizations routinely focus on strengths. I’m sold! However, despite all the … Continue reading What does one do with the strength-based philosophy?
Mentorship – & why it fails!
Every organization has at one point of time toyed with the idea of mentorship. Some go ahead and try it and fewer still have had a successful mentorship program running smoothly. Mentorship is instituted in most organizations to solve a problem; to evoke a positive answer to the question:‘There is someone at work who encourages … Continue reading Mentorship – & why it fails!