How to Promote Psychological Health in Remote Teams

Jennifer Kelly

We commit our time, energy, and talent to our workplaces. Therefore, work should be safe – both physically and psychologically. Remote work has presented new challenges to ensuring workplace psychological health. In-person connections and socializing by the “water cooler” now seem like luxuries. More than ever before, workplaces need to ensure remote teams have adequate psychological and social support. This means … Read More

3 Tips for Increasing Happiness at Work

Jennifer Kelly

happiness at work, workplace culture, improving workplace, mindset at work, leadership

Given that many of us will spend up to one-third of our lives at work, it’s not surprising that happiness at work is a topic of concern. Research shows that our happiness at work determines how motivated, productive, and engaged we are. As an ACHIEVE trainer for the Psychological Safety in the Workplace workshop, I have had many discussions with … Read More

3 Ways to Add Mindfulness to Your Leadership Practice

Jennifer Kelly

mindfulness, mindful leadership, workplace culture, workplace health, human resources

When it comes to leading others, there is a barrage of tips, theories, practices, and models from which you can gain inspiration and guidance. These consider every angle of leadership, from motivating employees to generating shareholder value. However, one perspective on leadership that is less sought out is the practice of mindfulness. Many leaders may not think of mindfulness as … Read More

How to Cope with a Crisis by Using Your Values

Jennifer Kelly

crisis, cope with crisis, handle crisis, leadership, values, beliefs, self-care

We will all experience crises during our lifetime – whether they are global or personal. One strategy that can build resilience and perseverance during a crisis is using your personal values as a coping strategy. I learned how to use my values to cope with a crisis when my father was diagnosed with terminal cancer. At the same time, I … Read More

How to Stay Optimistic During Tough Times

Jennifer Kelly

optimism, optimistic, leaders, leadership, management, workplace culture, covid-19, coronavirus

There’s a dark and a troubled side of life. There’s a bright and a sunny side too. But if you meet with the darkness and strife, the sunny side we also may view.” – Keep on the Sunny Side of Life Since 1899 when Keep on the Sunny Side of Life was written, artists like Johnny Cash have belted out … Read More