It’s March Madness – Don’t Allow it in the Workplace

I'm not necessarily a basketball fan, but March Madness is in play - this is when men's basketball competes to be named the best. It's been dubbed 'madness' as anything can - and does- happen with winners and losers never being a sure bet. The workplace can seem as if you're in a 'March Madness' …

The Downside of a Lack of Sleep

Every day I hear employees who have  struggles of  unhappiness and stress on the job, and their number one complaint is a  lack of sleep; usually, they cannot fall asleep as they describe feeling tired but, as soon as they lie down, their brain comes alive.  These racing thoughts seem to have a life of …

Are You Feeling Stressed Out? 5 Ways to Deal

In my business, I see clients on a daily basis who report they are feeling the effects of stress - either they are overworked at home or in their job.  They are being pulled in a lot of different directions and asked to take on too many tasks, so much that they are having trouble …

Dealing with Workplace Stress

There's not doubt that the workplace today is a stressful one; employers are requiring their workers to perform and produce at higher rates than before.  A recent survey cited in my local paper found that 67 percent of workers reported having a high degree of stress, 24 percent reported medium stress and only 11 percent …

When Caregiving Needs Get in the Way of Work

One trend that older employees are dealing with is the increasing need to be a caregiver, not just of their children but of their parents aas well.  They are known as the "Sandwich Generation."  According to the results of a survey by The Harford Insurance Company, over half of  the respondents reported being worried about how …