Happiness–in your business life and your personal life–is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. ?Aristotle said “Happiness depends upon ourselves”. Consider, for example, what happens when you?stop?doing the following 10 things: 1. Blaming. People make mistakes. Employees don’t meet your expectations. Vendors don’t deliver on time.So you blame them […]

It is a well-known fact that established teams experience ?transition pains? under the leadership of newly appointed managers. The stress levels go up, and both the parties use moves and countermoves to outwit each other. New managers, insecure in their roles, often seek absolute compliance to orders from their subordinates, […]

Returning to work after a long leave is not always an uplifting experience. The mind and metabolism are likely to have adapted to a more leisurely pace, and one may have taken active steps to dissociate from work pressures during the period of leave. This is especially true if the […]

Financial stress can adversely affect a persons? psychological state. This negative psychological state has a tendency to percolate down to the affected person?s workplace and ? in fact ? into all social interactions. Surveys have shown that financial stress is among the root causes of decreased performance at work and […]