When you play with the numbers, you may discover that a replacement of a skilled employee can cost you between 1.5 to 2 times their annual salary, or even more.
Relaxing doesn’t necessarily recharge your energy. Whether you want to relax is a personal choice. Recharging is about activities that fill you with energy. Being able to recharge is not a choice. You have to learn to do it if you want to accomplish anything.
With solid critical thinking, you won’t be at the mercy of those trying to take advantage of you. You won’t accept what you hear or read blindly. You will have your life under your control.
Obsessive passion leads to conflict between work and other life activities. It doesn’t lead to satisfaction. It leads to burnout. On the other hand, harmonious passion leads to work satisfaction, which is an excellent antidote to burnout.
Communication shouldn’t be efficient. It should be effective. The talking stick is an excellent exercise in both communication and mindfulness. It is inclusive, removes ego, creates respect, and leads to results.
Smart companies will not only retain you but keep you engaged and challenged. Beware of those who feel that by throwing money at you, they retained you. Your body didn’t walk away, though your soul and mind might have.
Intuition works only in a stable environment so you can learn the patterns. If you are a novice, or the environment is changing then ignore your gut and go with data and algorithms instead.
To build more diversity into the organization, design the recruitment process in a way that mitigates unconscious biases. You will create a more equitable hiring practice, give everyone a fair chance, and ultimately build a more diverse organization.
Focusing on diversity can significantly improve your success in the job market by expanding the talent pool available to you. Be more open-minded and inclusive and you will find many great candidates who will do a fantastic job once they get a chance.
Proactive people don’t wait indefinitely and don’t let others to ignore them. They take the initiative and get things done.