Impacts of Covid-19 Lockdowns increase stress and diminish Happiness at work

Introduction As I am a Dutchman, I would like to address the amazing results of a questionnaire recently held about the Corona crisis in the Netherlands. I do this as surely these issues will be representative of many other parts of the world. So, please read on and learn about this surprising information. More than … Read more

Are there any advantages of working for a Strict boss?

Introduction In general, employees seem to prefer enthusiastic bosses. Bosses with a great sense of empathy and a good listening ear. Or those who let go of the reins every now and then for a thriving company. “Soft” attributes such as listening, support, enthusiasm and empathy among managers are generally most appreciated. Moreover, when employees … Read more

Popular way-out for all laid-off Workers

Introduction Here is to all laid-off workers, especially the Keystone pipeline construction workers: Guys, I feel for you and your families, as I have been laid-off a couple of times myself. I dearly want to help you finding a new way (through the internet) of making money for yourself, on the side or full time. … Read more

The 16 essential causes of Frustration at work

Introduction Frustrations at work, you will have encountered these on many occasions. Little ones and big ones. Your colleagues, your workplace, your boss, the working environment, all can be big sources of frustration. And, if lasting or repeating themselves frequently, they will affect your good mood and even your health. You should not let this … Read more

How to control Frustration at work – 7 Steps that will help you

Introduction We can all suffer from it from time to time: frustrations at work. Where do they originate from? The obvious ones: stress, schedules that are too tight and annoying bosses and/or colleagues. Here are some more in the form of questions. Do you think that your colleagues sometimes work downright inefficiently? Do you have … Read more

Here are your 9 best Rules to use Office Politics effectively

Introduction Gossip, back stabbing, slander, career sabotage and sweet-talking: these are examples of some form of office politics that unfortunately almost everyone will have to deal with on daily basis. It can wear people completely out. Office politics often have a negative connotation, but you could also use office politics positively and consciously so that … Read more

How to handle a Disgruntled employee

Introduction There is the big question about employee engagement in our companies. The figures do not show a very uplifting picture. Worldwide research  shows that 1 in 5 employees has emotionally dropped out of their own organization. So no involvement, no connection, no development, growth and therefore returns. But there is hope, as we can … Read more