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Leading teams in an ongoing-pandemic world is increasingly a headache, a struggle and an all-too-quick path to frustration and burnout, with managers saying this isn’t what they signed up for. Check out what makes life joyless for new managers, and what to consider when taking that promotion.
When you’re stuck between rungs on the career ladder, it matters little how much you network, take courses or launch into a new project. Why? Because ultimately, these things don’t help much when your work leaves you feeling emptier than a champagne bottle after a wedding. Check out my story on Medium on what actually does help.
Each time we face disappointments big and small is when the real story begins, the one in which we have to go further and deeper, carrying at times, a heart heavier than a cauldron of lead. Click below to see how loss, frustration and dead ends may be exactly the thing you need to grow.
The world acts in mysterious ways. Even the lyrics of your favourite bands may hold advice you need to hear right now, such as the career advice that came to me running one day as I had Coldplay songs on shuffle.
When you peek at your inbox, or respond to a ping from an incoming instant message as you focus on a task requiring full attention, you trigger multiple neural network shifts in your brain, which results in a loss of cognitive function. Click below to learn more about how work as we know it is dimming our creativity and productivity.