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“It’s Not In My Job Description!” - Resistance in Your Team Members

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2019 6:54:58 AM / by Dale Allen posted in Leadership, Confidence, Awareness, mental health, stress, Performance, Engagement, Influence

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“It’s not in my job description” is a phrase you’ve probably heard many times as a leader. Whether you’ve asked a team member to cover for someone or take on a last minute assignment, “It’s not in my job description” can be a default response in the workplace.

How do you feel when you hear this? Frustrated? Exhausted? Disappointed?

Getting to a place of understanding and empathizing with your employees when they use this response will help relieve these emotions, and also allow you to communicate and approach them in a more successful way.

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How to have a drama free holiday and enjoy it the most

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 18, 2018 10:41:50 PM / by Dale Allen posted in Leadership, Confidence, Wellness, Awareness, mental health, stress

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Got Workmares? (Nightmares about work)

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 5, 2018 6:00:00 AM / by Dale Allen posted in Leadership, Confidence, Wellness, Awareness, mental health, stress

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Workmare

(n)

  1. A nightmare about work.

  2. A fear-based dream about your place of employment, roles and responsibilities, co-workers, clients and conflicts.

Ex. I had a workmare last night about a Nerf-gun war at work where the Nerf darts were full of truth serum. When I got hit with a Nerf bullet in my back side, I told my boss he was a bosshole!

I woke up before the end of the dream but I was sure I got fired.

 

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5 Ways to Recognize, Celebrate and Engage your Employees!

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 28, 2018 3:44:39 PM / by Trevor Stevenson posted in Leadership, Confidence, stress

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You can’t always motivate everyone at the same time... but you can create an environment that is motivating.

When your work life is busy both stress and tension can rise, bringing the opportunity for conflicts and power struggles to rise with it. It is in these times that we can lose sight of what is important and meaningful as we rush from meeting to meeting or from deadline to deadline.

 

It's reason for concern, isn’t it?

When it’s super busy and you see people’s frustration and exhaustion grow,  

how do you create an environment that is motivating?

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5 ways to get back to happy (and productive) when you need it most!

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 21, 2018 6:59:00 AM / by Dale Allen posted in Leadership, Confidence, stress

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Are you too busy for happiness?

 

 

"The greatest success we will achieve will not be money 

or how high we climbed on the corporate ladder,

it will be happiness." ~ Dale Allen

 

Happiness is often how we define ourselves.

In your own way (usually unconsciously) you continually assess your happiness in all that you do.

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How to Reduce Stress or Anxiety in 1 Minute

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2018 10:22:51 PM / by Dale Allen posted in Leadership, Confidence, stress

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Looking for a way to keep calm and stay balanced during conflict? Want a simple way to soothe away tension during a stressful work day?  Need a break to refocus your attention?  

Here’s a one-minute breathing exercise that will help. Guaranteed.

 

 

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