Category: Work-Life Balance Tips for Managers

Manage Smarter 90: Recovering from a Career Crash-and-Burn

Chicke is the CEO of Solutionz Innovations. She spent the 1st half of her career working for industry leading travel distribution tech and telecom companies. And then, her story got really interesting. In this episode, we discuss: how to recover from a business failure;
reaching out to peers during a business crash; turning startup/bootstrapping pain into joy to forge ahead; rebuilding your team and business with internal and external value proposition.

Are Your Employees Asking for This New Work-Life Balance Benefit?

Managers consider themselves forward thinking when they allow employees to work from home. News flash. Work from home has started to morph into the work-from-anywhere trend

Tips To Help Employees Reduce Unethical Decision-Making

Do you pride yourself on being one kind of person at work and another kind of person at home? Many people do.

Here’s the Top Benefit When Employees Work from Home

Are you looking for a way to increase employee satisfaction and retention? One solution many employers have turned to is allowing team members to work at remote locations.

How to Get Work-Life Balance Right for Your Millennial Employees

Have you been beating yourself up about not finding the magic formula that will help your younger employees achieve a good work-life balance? You’re not alone

How to Cut Down on Monday Absenteeism

Is there a workday that employees dread any more than Mondays? Since the start of the industrial age, people have looked for ways to put off the sound of the alarm clock ringing on Monday mornings.

Manage Smarter 48: Mental Health and Managing

Kristie Knights is a psychotherapist in private practice and a keynote speaker in suicide prevention and awareness. She provides assessment, education, and strategies to C‑Level organizations, including C‑Suite Executives in Psychological Health and Safety Management. In episode 48, we discuss: the huge jump in C‑Suite suicide rates since 2010, domestic violence, PTSD and other struggles, signs to look for to recognize a colleague is in distress and how to approach and talk to a colleague you think may be in crisis.

Manage Smarter 37: Shifting Your High-Stress Mindset

Kathy Gruver, PhD is the twelve-time award-winning author of seven books including, Conquer Your Stress, Workplace Wellness, Conquer your Stress at Work, andJourney of Healing. She’s also created stress reduction programs for the U.S. military. In this episode, we discuss: how to change your mindset regarding stress and reframe stressors; practical exercises you can use at work to reduce stress; and how “Centering Time” can get your entire team present and engaged in meetings.

Are You Taking These Steps to Improve Employee Work-Life Balance?

With millennial employees now entering the life stage of parenting, they’re paying more attention to their family and personal needs. You should be paying attention to those needs as well.

Have You Established These Boundaries for Work-Life Balance?

A Robert Half Management Resources survey points to some of the current problems employers face when they focus on work-life balance. Here’s what to watch out for.

How to Retain Employees During the War for Talent

As the chief engagement and brand officer at EHE, Joy Altimare knows how important it is to level-set or benchmark an individual’s health status. Here are the details she shared on a Manage Smarter podcast about how to benchmark a new manager's status.

Manage Smarter 14 — Joy Altimare: Managing Stress and Work-Life Integration

Joy Altimare is the Chief Engagement and Brand Officer at EHE, an industry-leader in company health and wellness for over 100 years. With over 16 years of experience in the marketing field, she has become an expert advisor to organizations looking to tackle growth, innovation, and technology challenges. In episode 14, Joy shares her insight on how managers can: better deal with stress and balance work, home and health.

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