Emotions

The Emotion Nobody Wants To Talk About: Envy

The Emotion Nobody Wants To Talk About: Envy

There’s been a lot of discussion about the impact of social media and its potential for unwanted, negative effects. Many of these negative effects are derived from our feelings of envy. Yet, envy is not an emotion anyone wants to talk about. However, left unmanaged, envy can be harmful to individuals and to organizations. So, what are the implications and what can we do about it?

Gossip at Work

Gossip at Work

A recent study found that nearly 90% of workplace conversations fall under the category of gossip (Bassuk & Lew, 2016). This leads to many wide-ranging impacts in the workplace. So, is there a solution to mitigate some of the impact? Let’s take a look…

Speak Softly & Kindly (to Your Self)

Speak Softly & Kindly (to Your Self)

Up until recently, management consultants and experts in organizational behavior have advocated that strong and effective employees are stoic and silent regarding their own suffering (Reizer, 2019). But, new research is shedding light on the power of self-compassion in the workplace.