To Coach Leaders, Ask the Right Questions

To Coach Leaders, Ask the Right Questions

Lucas B. is the CEO of a well-known multibillion dollar company whose survival was at risk at the height of the pandemic. Many analysts had written it off. Lucas had a strategy for returning the company to profitability, which his board supported, but he was...
Why We Glorify Overwork and Refuse to Rest

Why We Glorify Overwork and Refuse to Rest

This article was originally published in Harvard Business Review (2023) Nearly half of all U.S. workers fail to use all their allotted vacation days, according to a recent survey from Pew Research Center.  The reasons they cite include having too much to do, concern...
What Happens When Teams Fight Burnout Together

What Happens When Teams Fight Burnout Together

This post originally appeared on the Harvard Business Review Blog. Here’s a vexing paradox. On the one hand, companies are offering more wellness and well-being options than ever before, including mindfulness and yoga classes, nap rooms, and fitness facilities. On the...
Embracing All of Who You Are

Embracing All of Who You Are

Flashback to the 2020 Summer Olympics Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast ever, got so discombobulated by the pressure she felt to win at the Olympics that she walked away from a competition she was expected to completely dominate. Allostatic overload refers to the...