Practical tips and insights to help research administrators grow personally and professionally.
This time of year we expect to see monsters, ghouls, and goblins trolling the streets. But, if you look closely, you’ll find monsters all around you – even in the workplace!
Did you know that burn out mainly strikes highly-committed, passionate, hard working and successful people? And that nothing saps productivity and morale faster than team members who are tired, stressed, and overworked?
As Research Administrators, stress is an inherent part of our jobs. However, when stress persists day after day, it can become chronic. Chronic stress can take a toll on our careers - our productivity and performance may decrease; we may become easily irritated and overwhelmed; and we may even develop relationship problems with colleagues.
Kids all across the country are participating in special activities today in honor of Theodor Seuss Geisel’s birthday (aka Dr. Seuss). A kid at heart, I thought it would be fun to share some of his words of wisdom that go beyond the quirky, yet memorable, children’s books they appear in. Enjoy!
There is a lot of talk these days about work-life balance. Most of us know we work too much and rest too little. You may find yourself working non-stop from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m, even answering emails during mealtime. More and more, work is invading our personal lives and we long for balance.