You need to let go

You need to let go

If you’re human, you’ve probably experienced the pain of letting go. It can be difficult to step away from something that you think you really want, even if isn’t serving you well. That toxic-but-exciting relationship. The ever-present cell phone....
Losing your freshman 15

Losing your freshman 15

We are pleased to welcome guest blogger Spencer Westley, Humanergy’s former intern and wellness writer. Have you ever heard of the “Freshman 15?” You know, the thing that happens when kids leave mom’s kitchen and discover the magical world that...
What if you’re wrong…or right?

What if you’re wrong…or right?

You have the most amazing idea, and you’re sure it’s going to revolutionize the organization. But when you present it to the team, people are not enthused. What do you do now? First, and foremost, recognize that you might be wrong.¬†As Kathryn Schulz (a...
Step back to see clearly

Step back to see clearly

I’ve heard a lot about the benefits of keeping a journal – for stress relief, to capture learning and even to boost the immune system. Therefore, the HBR article about the advantages of journaling for leaders was not a complete surprise. I must admit to an...
Do nothing

Do nothing

Once again, our friends at Brains on Fire have given us a well-needed kick in the pants. This post has inspired me to get off the frenzied, always-be-productive treadmill that has been my life. When was the last time I spent a chunk of time with no agenda, nothing...