Tag: Fear

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Don’t Fear the Side Gig

As you’re scrolling through your e-mail, you notice a LinkedIn notification that one of your top performers has added a new job. Before you send out the bat signal to the recruitment team, you should read this article.


Do Counteroffers Work in the Long Run?

When an employee that you value wants to leave, you might dust off the old counter-offer and see if it sticks. But what if that is really only delaying the inevitable?

Are You Sure that Employee Wants a Promotion?

While lack of upward mobility can be a reason employees leave the workplace, employers should also know that not all employees are keen to take on a promotion—especially if they have not yet asked for one. Promotions, particularly those that involve taking on a leadership role, can be stressful.

Don’t let fear of failure stop you from taking risks

by Dan Oswald I guess we’re all afraid of something. When we were kids, we might have been afraid of the dark or monsters under the bed. As adults, those fears often seem bigger or more real. We may have a fear of heights, the outdoors, or even failure. The problem is that fear puts […]

Don’t let fear keep you from achieving your goals

by Dan Oswald “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” I came across that question in a book the other day, and it really got me thinking. I firmly believe there are many things we don’t try because we’re convinced we won’t succeed. The thinking goes, “Why even go […]

What are you afraid of?

by Dan Oswald It sounds like a childhood taunt. “What are you afraid of?” If you close your eyes for a minute, chances are you can go back in time and recall a situation in which you were asked that exact question. Someone was trying to push you into doing something you really didn’t want […]

Lessons of Hope from This Week’s Miner Miracle

by Wendi Watts One by one, we watched miracle after miracle happen as each miner was rescued from deep underground in Chile. Only the coldest of hearts wasn’t overwhelmed with emotion while watching these men step into daylight and enjoy extended hugs in tearful reunions with their loved ones. As each man surfaced and was […]