The importance of trust in the workplace

This is a topic I have been wanting to cover for a while, but for which I needed to have enough distance with a specific event to write objectively. Today I am coming from the position where trust in the workplace is a topic we are openly and actively discussing at the company. We talkContinue reading “The importance of trust in the workplace”

The end of year breakdown

Originally this blog post was going to be tongue in cheek – recounting funny experiences of end of year breakdowns. But since no one answered my call for stories – I decided to turn this into something that I hope is more meaningful and helpful. In my experience, the end of the year at workContinue reading “The end of year breakdown”

What is the work life balance?

The work life is balance is a concept that is constantly being sold to us. In particular in today’s context of increased pressure and burnout, we are all running after it as if it were some sort of treasure. Countless articles are out there telling us how to find it, in fact I myself wroteContinue reading “What is the work life balance?”

How to make sure employees are engaged and committed?

Employee engagement is a huge buzzword nowadays, right alongside company culture. A simple Google search reveals a first page full of articles with tips. A lot of companies are out there battling to win  “best place to work” and rightly so. After the big tech companies set the example with their fun workplaces and flexibleContinue reading “How to make sure employees are engaged and committed?”

Letting work encroach on life

Today I’d like to talk about what happens when work takes over your life. By that I mean more than working long hours, I’m talking about when work starts to ruin your social life, your relationships and your health. When it changes you, to a point where you’re not who you used to be. WhatContinue reading “Letting work encroach on life”

#agencylife – prep school for adults

I recently resigned from my job in an agency after 6 years. You can read more about how and why I made that decision here. It’s been an incredible journey, and I wanted to reflect on exactly what it’s like to work in an agency, because it’s certainly different to anything else I had everContinue reading “#agencylife – prep school for adults”

How to change workplace cultures that lead to mental health issues?

I’ve been addressing mental health in the workplace for a while, but one cannot talk about burnout (or other issues) if one doesn’t talk about what leads to it… A lot of my articles focus on the individual and knowing oneself, which I continue to believe is of utmost importance. But is undeniable that certain environmentsContinue reading “How to change workplace cultures that lead to mental health issues?”