Self-Care For Caregivers During Covid-19

There is virtually nothing else on anyone’s mind at the moment except Coronavirus. Most of us are feeling very overwhelmed and for many in the nonprofit world there is the additional pressure of needing to be ‘strong’ for others during this time. For those who care for others there is always the need to also prioritize self-care too and this is especially needed right now. Here are some tips to help you take care of the most important person in your life – YOU.

The Positive Impact of Having Fun At Work

The idea of being able to have fun at work and people being allowed to express their individuality and creativity is becoming increasingly important to workers. Indeed, rather than being a waste of time and taking away from the ‘real work’ of companies, fun can have real added value. There are reasons why major companies are making their workplaces and work cultures include fun and individuality. Fun at work can be something that leads to increased job satisfaction, team building and improved morale.

7 Tips to Promote a Positive Work Culture

Workplace Culture has never been so important. Not only does a positive culture reduce employee stress, increase engagement and lead to higher productivity and creativity, it also can help organizations in their ability to recruit and retain valued staff. This article explores 7 tips to achieve a positive workplace culture, so team members can be happier at work and organizations can thrive.

Don’t Get Busy, Get Productive

When we feel totally overwhelmed our default reaction is often to either shut down totally or get ‘crazy busy’.
When we ‘get busy’ as a reaction to feeling overwhelmed, we are often still not really making headway. It is very often just reactive and does not really lead to progress. It is far better to be able to have a clear and focused picture of exactly what you need to do and then work smarter, not harder.

It’s the Season, to have a Reason

The starting point for any of us, regardless of our work, has to be why are we doing it in the first place. What is the reason you are doing this job; what is the driving goal behind all the hard work? If you don’t have a purpose and reason for your work, then chances are you are also not being an effective leader, being productive or setting a positive tone.