Why relaxing is so much work.
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Eric Karpinski and Becca Labbe Karpinski
"My co-worker constantly talks about how late she stays and drops hints that she’s the one doing most of the work. It makes me crazy. Please help."
"Our organization is planning to require us all to return to our offices soon. How can I make them see that many of us actually do better work at home?"
"In the last month, my wife had major surgery for cancer, my dad had heart surgery and my child came out as transgender. I'm not at my best. What — if anything — should I share?"
"One of my direct reports is just okay: not bad enough at her job to performance-manage out, but not really contributing the way I’d like her to either. Do I just put up with her?"
"Pre-COVID, I met my clients in person and everything was casual. Now with Zoom, there is a very different 'being presentable' standard. I hate it! What can I do?"
Eric Karpinski is the author of Put Happiness to Work: 7 Strategies to Elevate Engagement for Optimal Performance. Becca Labbe Karpinski has over 20 years of practical experience building employee engagement and organizational culture.