January 19, 2022

Thursday Digest – December

Take a look at what articles, podcasts, and videos the Mindworx family is enjoying this week!

With So Many People Quitting, Don’t Overlook Those Who Stay

Mindworx Coach Sarah Bogdanski has shared an article titled “With So Many People Quitting, Don’t Overlook Those Who Stay”. This intriguing piece discusses the issue that businesses have been facing since the start of the pandemic: too few people for too many jobs. Read along to learn ways that company leaders can best navigate this period deemed the “Great Resignation”.

Griefcast — Cariad Lloyd

Mindworx team member Mike Porta has been enjoying “Griefcast”, a podcast that explores feelings of pain and loss when someone dies. The host, Cariad Lloyd, invites comedians on as her guests, which is why the show is described as “funny people talking about death.” Together they share their experiences and bring a new perspective on how to talk about this tough part of life. You can stream the episodes at the link below: 

Building a Psychologically Safe Workplace

Dustin Brown, Head of Marketing at Mindworx, found interest in a TEDx talk given by Amy Edmondson about the importance of building a psychologically safe workplace. She explains how workplace environment plays a part in someone’s “willingness to take the interpersonal risks of learning” meaning that they feel safe asking questions or talking about things without fear of seeming uninformed or less intelligent than their peers.

How People-Pleasing is Affecting Your Career

Dave Amdurer, Co-Founder of Mindworx, read an article titled “How People-Pleasing is Affecting Your Career” from mywellbeing.com. This article examines the tell-tale signs of people-pleasing behaviors and how they can lead to unhealthy relationships with co-workers due to the tendency of people pleasers to overlook their own personal boundaries.

Train Your Brain like an Olympian

Mindworx CEO Greg Meredith is listening to the “Train Your Brain like an Olympian” podcast which draws a comparison between how Olympic athletes train for events and how individuals in everyday life can use similar patterns to uphold healthy mindsets and stay in touch with their bodies.