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Open Offices Suck, Annual Engagement Surveys are Dead, and other Lies
Open Offices Suck, Annual Engagement Surveys are Dead, and other Lies 1024 512 Jason Lauritsen

I love CBS Sunday Morning. This past Sunday, Faith Salie shared an op-ed monologue about how much she dislikes open offices. I’ve embedded the video at the bottom of the post for you to check out. She makes a pretty compelling argument. Just a few years ago, open offices were THE ANSWER to the future…

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Before the Resolutions, Work on your Purpose
Before the Resolutions, Work on your Purpose 300 168 Jason Lauritsen

Yesterday, as I was climbing onto the treadmill to start undoing the damage I’d done to my body over the holiday, I noted how few people were at the gym. Then I thought, “Next week is going to be different.” It’s resolution time of year. Next week, the gym will be full of new people and…

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8 Future of Work Trends to Prepare for NOW
8 Future of Work Trends to Prepare for NOW 600 300 Jason Lauritsen

It’s gotten pretty popular to write about the future of work recently. It’s fun to think about the future and what might happen. Usually, much of what’s written is speculation based on hunches and educated guesses. Because the future is yet to be written, writing about it encourages you to be creative in your predictions.…

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Vulnerability is a Barrier to Employee Engagement
Vulnerability is a Barrier to Employee Engagement 680 678 Jason Lauritsen

When you start to understand work as a relationship, it starts to raise some interesting questions that you may not have asked before. For example, how does our comfort with being vulnerable impact how willing or able we are to “engage?” When I reflect on the relationships in my life and all of the stories…

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Words of Gratitude (#18) for Joe Gerstandt
Words of Gratitude (#18) for Joe Gerstandt 612 612 Jason Lauritsen

Note: I have been writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious. Do it…

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Words of Gratitude (#17) for Steve Boese
Words of Gratitude (#17) for Steve Boese 1080 1080 Jason Lauritsen

Note: I’m writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious.  Sometimes when you…

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Words of Gratitude (#16) for Ryan Picarella and Sara Martin Rauch
Words of Gratitude (#16) for Ryan Picarella and Sara Martin Rauch 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Note: I’m writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious.  Today’s gratitude post…

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Words of Gratitude (#15) for Trish McFarlane
Words of Gratitude (#15) for Trish McFarlane 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Note: I’m writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious.  Nine years ago,…

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Words of Gratitude (#14) for Heather Bussing
Words of Gratitude (#14) for Heather Bussing 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Note: I’m writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious.  We live in…

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Words of Gratitude (#13) for Stuart Chittenden
Words of Gratitude (#13) for Stuart Chittenden 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Note: I’m writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious.  About a decade…

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