Entries by Kelly Taylor

Recognize and Overcome Change Fatigue

Most people would agree that changes keep life interesting. It doesn’t take long for the same old routine to feel boring and unengaging. But what happens when there are too many changes too rapidly? There is such a thing as change saturation and even change fatigue.  After over a year of working virtually, wearing masks, […]

Summer of Transition (part 2)

The last year and a half has brought on many changes and as a leader, you must be prepared for new changes that will require new leadership skills. Some employees desire to continue working from home and have found they are as productive and engaged with their colleagues as they were when in the office. […]

Transition Ahead

As offices start to open backup and things get back to where they were pre-covid, there are bound to be questions, comments, and maybe even some concerns about the return to in-person work environments. Everyone’s work-life balance has changed in one way or another, so to change again can feel overwhelming. Just when the world […]

Mental Health: Check-in and Check-off

When we have a cold, symptoms such as a sore throat, runny nose, and a cough tell us so. When we are tired, our eyes feel heavy, we have trouble concentrating, and we have a strong desire to rest our heads. Recognizing mental health issues is not always as simple. Often it’s a combination of […]

Feelin’ the Burn(out)

Burnout isn’t a new concept. The term was first coined in 1974 by Herbert Freudenberger in his book, Burnout: The High Cost of High Achievement. According to Merriam-Webster, burnout is the exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation, usually due to prolonged stress or frustration. For years, we’ve known the causes and symptoms of burnout […]

Celebrating Women Isn’t Just for March

March is the month of WOMEN! Not only is it Women’s History Month, but it’s also the month of International Women’s Day, which has been celebrated since 1911! 1911?! We know what you’re thinking. How has it been celebrated and recognized for so long, but we still need so much more progress? We hear you. We […]

ON Point Leaders DEI Focus for 2021

As diversity and inclusion have been an important focus, businesses have made progress, but we still have to continue to dig deep to align our DEI initiatives with our everyday operations. Here’s where your focus should be in 2021 to stay ON Point and set your organization and team up for success:   Put your […]

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Taking 2021 by Storm

Five tips for leaders for a championship year The year 2020 changed the world like none other. It disrupted the way people interact, how schools function and the way we do business. Not surprisingly, this dramatic paradigm shift forced us to look at what we were doing, reassess and find new ways of doing everything—all […]

Growing as a Leader in the New Year

We don’t know a single person who isn’t looking forward to 2021. A new year, a clean slate, a chance to reflect on the past and work toward the future. People take this time to set goals for themselves – whether they’re personal goals or professional goals. And businesses often take the time to reflect […]

Get Creative with Gratitude

Kindness benefits the giver too. Teams who are kind to one another grow strong together. And let’s face it – as the pandemic drags on – and we wait patiently for a vaccine kindness takes on a whole new meaning. It just feels good to be kind and show appreciation for those who matter to […]