Top 10 Strategies for Workplace Renewal
5. Be physical. Too many
of us live from our heads and our hearts – and not our bodies. We
don’t stretch or develop ourselves physically. Try pumping iron
for maximum intensity and centering, or take a Pilates or kickboxing class.
Do something physical that you don’t usually do or haven’t
6. Maintain connections.
Too often, when we’re stressed and over-worked, we dismiss our need
for collegial relationships– we’re too busy meeting the bottom
line. This is a big mistake! Maintain connections to those around you,
stay involved socially. Building community is nourishing and helps to
keep us connected to our core values.
7. De-clutter. If you’re
cluttered and have no space, new developments aren’t going to emerge.
Clear out the clutter so you’ll have the space for new things to
emerge and take hold. Clear spaces provide a foundation for growth, renewal
8. Telling the truth. Renewal
can’t come if you’re living a lie or not telling the truth.
Tell the truth to yourself. It’s the first step towards renewal…
even if you take no other action other than telling the truth to yourself.
9. Be open to kindred spirits.
Keep your eyes open for others who have traveled the road you’re
traveling. Knowing that others have endured the bumpy road that you’re
currently experiencing will help you to keep your situation in perspective.
10. Keep it simple. As
you de-clutter and get rid of outdated possessions, habits and relationships,
your appreciation for the simple things in life will increase. This is
a source of renewal; you’ll be more in touch with your core values.
Simplicity clearly leads to renewal and enrichment.
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