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Anxiety

Time and Anxiety Matter by Steve M. Cohen Some people are actually stress seekers. I am one. If I don’t have enough to do I get lethargic. Having multiple things going on in my work life actually stimulates me to do and be better. When I am faced with anxiety or worry about a particular matter, I try to figure out the worst outcome and then begin to accept that worst outcome. Of course, that process of acceptance takes time and fortitude. Once I have accepted that there is going to be a ...

Value

Learning  From Differences by Lisa Bull Older, more experienced workers want to know that what they bring to the workplace is respected and valued, and that organizations look at their experience as an asset and not a liability. This generation has worked hard for many years and has persevered in a career. Younger employees often look for a workplace that values work-life balance and provides many options for their work schedule and approach. In my opinion, managers can use the strengths ...

Technology

It Takes a Little Discipline by Barbara Tagliaferri The impact of technology on my working life is huge. Working at Deloitte means working for a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries; the Italian network employs about 3,600 professionals spread across 19 cities. The numbers and the geographic extent of the network necessarily require real-time communication and sharing, which is possible exclusively through corporate tools of integrated communication. Tech...

Responsibility

From Activity to Productivity by John Murphy There is so much clutter and waste in our lives that if we learn to prioritize what we really need and what is really valuable we discover we have plenty of time. I was taught at a young age that “if you want something done right you should do it yourself.” This then became a paradigm in my life. Thus, it became my truth even though it is most certainly not a fact. It wasn't until I learned that I had alternatives, different beliefs that I ...

The Perils of Time Pressure

We live in a society that values being busy. A typical response to “How are you?” is either “Busy,” “Swamped,” or “Things are so crazy right now.” The less time you have, the more important you seem. by Craig Dowden This mentality is particularly evident in workplaces, where the number of hours worked is often assumed to signify one’s value as an employee. In these cases, employees often sacrifice work-life balance to prove their dedication to their organization. ...