The Energizer

Resilient Insights for Work & Life

Featured Image

Resilient Organizations Increase Trust & Reduce Gossip

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, September 24, 2018

A recent study published in the journal, Science shows that it does. Authors Soroush Vosoughi, Deb Roy, and Sinan Aral studied 126,000 twitter chains involving three million people. What they found was that falsehoods were 70% more likely to be retweeted than factual information

Read More...


Featured Image

Five MORE Tips to Unleash Learning Potential AND Expansion

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 13, 2018

Perhaps you remember this modern-day hero: In 2009, Captain “Sully” Sullenberger made a water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River off Manhattan after the plane was disabled by striking a flock of Canada geese immediately after takeoff; all 155 people aboard survived. The survival of all people was remarkable in aviation history.  

Read More...


Featured Image

Five Tips to Unleash Learning Potential

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 06, 2018

A resilient, engaged workforce needs to constantly be learning and growing to stay ahead of the competition. However, it’s easy to shrug off learning when faced with limited time and budget constraints.Time to stop that old-school thinking. There are many options for learning that can meet the needs of a team.  Here are five: 

Read More...


Featured Image

A Critical Workplace Skill Is Soft—which makes it HARD!

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, June 25, 2018

A recently released McKinsey Global Institute paper looked at 25 core workplace skills today and in the future for the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the U.K. 

Read More...


Featured Image

Guest Post: 3 Ways to Maximize Your Resilience and Be an Extraordinary Leader

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, May 28, 2018

Dear readers—I love it when long-time colleagues continue their personal journey toward excellence and serving clients. Cher Holton is just such a colleague. I think you will find value not only in her article, but also in her newest book. 

Read More...


Featured Image

The Care & Feeding of Virtual Teams

By Eileen McDargh - Wednesday, April 04, 2018

The good news about technology is that teams can be spread throughout the world, offering a rich background for global enterprises. The difficult news is that time zones and the absence of visual interaction can cause teams to stumble or even fail to start at all.  

Read More...


Featured Image

The Optics of Optimism - Part 2

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 19, 2018

Heavy clouds moved across the sky, blocking out Catalina Island that looms some 26 miles west of my California shore.I was reminded that when I first moved to this area, I had HEARD about Catalina but for the first three months, driving up the coast to my office, I gave it no more thought.  

Read More...


Featured Image

The Optics of Optimism - Part 1

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, March 12, 2018

It wasn’t until I got my first pair of glasses in sixth grade that I realized signs had readable letters, leaves weren’t blurry green, and I no longer had to sit in the front row to read the blackboard. 

Read More...


Featured Image

Guest Post: Whose Job is Corporate Culture Anyway?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, February 26, 2018

Ginger Hardage and I connected years ago when I called Southwest Airlines, asking if I could visit the headquarters and observe more carefully what made this company such a magnet for getting and keeping talent. Ginger was my contact. She recently retired as as Senior VP Corporate Culture and Communications and now is ready to share her vast knowledge with the rest of the world.  

Read More...


Featured Image

For Happiness: Put Down The Smartphone

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, February 19, 2018

The other day, I drove down the street by the high school.Kids were standing by the fence, sitting on the sidewalk, or lounging on a car. No one was talking. All eyes were glued to their smartphone.All looked so serious. It felt creepy. Dystopian.  

Read More...


Subscribe to My Blog!


Like My Blog?

Please share it!

Recents Posts


Categories



Archive


Tags

Talk Ain't Cheap Book Suddenly Single John Havlik Married Emotional Intelligence coaching Environtment More Fun at Work Energy Politics Family employees Tornadoes in Texas civil discourse Voting holidays Breath work life balance Depression customer service Feedback Branding Faith LGBTQ Survive Gifts From The Mountain Napping Sustainability Leaders Open Doors Book Divorce Option B Animals The Last Jedi Exercise Postive Work Environment Meetings Arlington Cemetary Hurricane Irma Spelling Bee Sleeping Women employee retention Deloitte Human Interaction Disruption Soft Skills Mother's Day Burnout Relationships Walk For Hunger Seder Eve Play Vacation Yoga Boston Marathon waiting Loss Ecotourism Spirit Children Happiness Loneliness U.S.A.A. Your Resiliency GPS Technology creativity resiliency Stress Corporate Culture Disrupt Ownership conscience preresilience Mark Scharenbroich Vegan gratitude Conversation Guns ecology Nursing Employee Attitude servant leadership Writing Content Generation Jewish Book Reviews Humanity Interview St. Patrick's Day love USAA Sexual Harassment Speaking Time Management Adaptability Requisite Variety e-mail Sheryl Sandberg Learned Optimism Marriage Breathe New Year resolutions Dogs Listening resilient leaders Positive Brain Repatterning Honoring Veterans teams Siblings resilience Adam Grant cancer Networking Trust Strangers Motivating Others Energizing Career Advice Diversity Persuasion Energizing Others Road Trip Humor Memorial Day Christmas Henry VIII Art Back To School WASP Travel Engaged Workers Radical Resiliency earthquakes Kindness Reshaping the Brain Laughter Hurricane Harvey Multi-tasking Empathy John Mattone Social Media Thanksgiving Climate Change Intentions women in leadership John Blumberg Patriots Fun Work Environment Idea angels Aging Volunteer Charity Optimism Leadership Skills resilient organizations Bill Treasurer Change Words goals Office Celebrations Building Resilience Communication Adventure Superbowl Sales Bullying Alzheimer's Connection