The VUCA world

It seems that we are increasingly familiar with the acronym VUCA and it is better for us because it is what we have had to live and the sooner we accept it, the more resilient we will be and the better we will be able to function and handle the situation. Our world, now more than ever is one: V for Volatile or volatile. Is about…

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Increase self-confidence

Do you know what are the obstacles that limit self-confidence? Confidence is not a personality trait. It is a personal analysis, it is the internal security that we can achieve what we have set out to do. If we are confident, we will also be motivated to push ourselves, invest time, and stick with our goals. Without trust is ...

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Accompany in loss

These are difficult times that we are living in these moments, and especially for those who have lost a loved one. Many cannot say goodbye to them, nor can they say goodbye as they would wish together to their family and friends. We want to dedicate this text to them and to those who accompany them at this time. ...

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The importance of having an Employee Assistance Program in your company right now

They are in times of tension and uncertainty, when it becomes especially important to have an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) in companies, such as the one we offer in Healthy Work. Right now, there are many employees who contact us because they do not know how to manage the anxiety that comes from being at home with ...

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Motivation and commitment (engagement). The importance of autonomy, relationships and competition

We continue with the summer readings and we work with the HBR Guide to Motivating people from the Harvard Business Review to reconnect with what makes us feel good, perform better, motivate ourselves and even enjoy work. If something sums up what every manager must work for the well-being and performance of all employees, this ...

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The best tool: ACCOMPANY

The more I dedicate myself to training and ensuring the quality of the Healthy Work employee assistance programs, the more I help as a clinical psychologist, mentor or coach, the more I realize the importance of accompanying those around us. If we accept (correctly) that we can never change to ...

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The little things that matter

If we think about it calmly, in most cases it is not great difficulties or major disasters or crises that undermine our capacities and our relationships. They are the little things that, neglected in time, bring out the worst that we carry inside and cause our relationships to fail. I put as an example, the ...

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Kidnapped by stress

We have gotten used to stress. We have become so used to it that we have even developed a certain Stockholm syndrome, that is, many of us have a complicity relationship and a strong emotional bond with our captor. We know that stress increases the risk of cerebral ischemia: an obstruction of the blood flow ...

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The power of empathy

It seems easier to empathize with someone who is harassed, assaulted, or fired, than with the person on the other side. What happens if we empathize with the bully, with whom he fires, or with whom he yells at us and disrespects us? It is much more difficult. Can or should you empathize with "the bad guys"? The…

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O yes sure

It seems that this is what we hear when, in interviews with training managers, we propose the changes that are coming. We all talk about change management, but most of us think of small advances that require us to anticipate the market. The truth is that the one that is coming goes much further than a product being ...

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Its hard for me to understand

It is difficult for me to understand how things, for me obvious, are not so for others. It happens to me with political ideas, with day-to-day events and it happens to me, especially with the difficulty that people have to appreciate the value of an employee assistance program. We all, we all go through difficult times in ...

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I'm pissed

Tired of us being clear that a doctor leaves when one has a headache, stomach ache, has a fever, breaks an arm or gets a cut. Tired of us being clear that you have to learn to perform a job. You have to learn English, mathematics, language and anything technical that ...

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