workplace burnout

If you find yourself feeling exhausted due to workplace burnout, you are not alone. Perhaps you experience some, all, or many of the following; long hours trying to and work/parent/live in the same space, political or economic uncertainty, pandemic related health concerns (could be physical or emotional), feeling isolated, and so many more. Some days…

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Learning

In a previous post about resilience training we talked about embracing the process of learning. Leaning into the process of learning is uncomfortable because we are developing and ‘working out’ new parts of our brain which builds new neural pathways. Accepting and embracing being uncomfortable as part of the learning process grows our resilience because…

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Personal Rejuvenation. Solo Canoe

Covid has been hard on us all. Our lives have been changed in so many ways. Some good and some less favourable. Regardless, it has meant stress and confusion at times. As I relate in my Achieve the Outrageous keynote (based on my unsupported and unassisted ski to the South Pole), it is important to…

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In 2019 Scott Kress led a team on an adventure to Antarctica. Here’s how it went! Expeditions Antarctica Expedition 2019 Summit Team Building / October 27, 2020 Expeditions Stuck at Base Camp Expeditions Reached the summit of Mount Vinson Expeditions The never ending storm

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Reiliance

This year, I’ve slowly been learning to juggle which happens to be a good analogy for resilience training for leaders and teams. I would not call myself a juggling expert, it has been a slow learning process. It is a reminder to me how uncomfortable and good learning can be. In order to continue to…

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Defining Well-Being As the well-being of our teams (comprised of a collection of unique individuals with differing needs) and the well-being of our organizations are in flux, it is a good time to reflect and pause to get clarity around what well-being is within our work contexts. Well-being and what it could or should mean…

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We put together a compilation of recent articles, on core values, that we find to be relevant to organizations, leadership, and team functioning. These articles carry similar themes that we have found to be useful and we hope you’ll benefit from learning from them as well. Crisis, Covid and Core Values Overlapping crisis; health, economic,…

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Sources of Conflict in the Workplace Conflict in organizations and teams can be the result of many different sources, including stressful situations, uncertainty, and differing perspectives or personalities.  Conformity, similarity, or minimizing differences is not an effective strategy to overcome or manage problems even if that is a default mode for some people. Conflict Can…

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How Perspective Impacts the Workforce and Back to School It’s the last day in August, and here in Canada, most kids will be returning (in multiple configurations) to school next week and parents will be presented with back to work options. It has been a hot topic this month. Some will be in person. Some…

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