Are you or members of your team drowning in paperwork or having trouble finding things? A messy workspace or filing system can affect productivity and increase stress. This exercise makes a great team activity and will walk you through getting organized in less than an hour a week over eight weeks.
Organizational goal planning is a common activity that can happen any time of the year – but the New Year is a particularly good time for teams to regroup and reassess. In this article, we provide a quick reminder of the general process involved in organizational planning, and then focus on the content of the goals themselves.
We often think of New Year’s resolutions in personal terms – thinking about and writing down goals or activities we would like to achieve and do in the coming months and year. It is also a good time for organizations to engage in developing or refining organizational goals, either to mark the start of the new year or a new quarter.
Good leaders and managers know you can’t lead others until you know and can effectively lead yourself. Understanding your own strengths and development needs helps you both respect yourself, and lead others. This article focuses both on leadership and developing a culture of respect as we close out the year and look towards new beginnings.
Employees want to feel like their organization is focused on a clear mission with compelling goals that they are personally aligned with. Engagement with the organization does not just come from eating ice cream – it comes from being fully bought in to the concept of the store itself.
In the United States, July marks the heat of summer, with camps and vacations – a perfect time for a cold treat. Ice cream can be a unifying and shared event at work too. For team members working their way through the summer, an ice cream focused event offers a nice employee engagement break!
Global Employee Health and Fitness Month sets aside a specific month of the year to help organizations focus on physical fitness and healthy lifestyles. Encouraging active living, quality physical education and health programs can have long term benefits for individuals, teams and organizations.
At the start of the year, many people set ambitious and optimistic health and fitness goals as part of their New Year's resolutions. And, too many people also find that those goals tend to fade away as the year unfolds.
When the world locked down, those who transitioned to working from home assumed it would be work as normal, just not in the usual workplace. Many also thought their work would return to the office – once the pandemic had waned.
Pryor Learning is committed to supporting your personal and professional training and development in 2022. Here is our Top 10 list of resources to help you start the new year with a fresh perspective and new skills.