This week we share four MOR program participants reflections. May these be an inspiration and reminder of how you can lead from where you are.
Individuals and organizations benefit from purposeful work. Those with purpose are more productive, healthier, resilient, and likely to stay.
What are the opportunities and issues in proactively designing hybrid work? Identifying needs and interests. Evolving culture and our role as leaders.
[Today’s Tuesday Reading is from Brian McDonald, President of MOR Associates. Brian may be reached at email@example.com.]
Today’s Tuesday Reading is an essay by Matthew E. Mooney, Assistant Dean for Teaching, Learning and Technology the at Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business. His essay first appeared as a leaders program reflection last fall. [Matt may be reached at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.]
We have all heard the admonition to “be still” at various times in our lives. Usually, at least for me, it was when I was much, much younger and my mother or father or grandparents thought I was squirming too much in my chair at dinner or running around in the house, knocking into adults, or playing too rambunctiously with other kids. It was a physical thing.
Last week the Tuesday Reading, On Being Grateful,1 focused on showing appreciation and called attention to a quote from Robert Emmons, University of California, Davis psychologist and author: “Feeling gratitude starts off with the realization of what we have received from others and what it has cost them.”2
This led me to suggest four ways that we can each show gratitude:
Two days from today on the fourth Thursday of November, people in the United States will celebrate a national day of Thanksgiving. A similar holiday is celebrated on the same or other days by people in many nations.