For the majority of us, implementing an innovative idea at a corporation is akin to running a marathon, with no end in sight. In fact, the innovation process is so difficult that even after being patented, 98 percent of ideas never make it to market.
When we laugh, we relax. As anxiety decreases, our capacity to retain information expands.
While self care sounds sensible and practical on its face, it is not always easily done or intuitive particularly in the face of stress and high demand. I encourage you to make this your priority.
Awkwardness indicates something is up. If we can bring ourselves to find out what, we put ourselves in a better position to address it.
Far too often, we assume that there is no room for feelings in the workplace. Nonsense. Human beings may be the only creatures with the capacity to think logically, but we are largely run by our emotions and they shift frequently, often subconsciously.