Trina’s SMARTWorkplace

7 Ways to Find Meaning at Work

David Brooks and Arthur Brooks offer advice on how to turn a job into a vocation. Source: 7 Ways to Find Meaning at Work

Five Truths in Today’s Virtual Workplace

Virtual work & online collaboration is the norm but business leaders are lagging behind. New definitions for manager & employee are emerging. Are you ready? Source: Five Truths in Today’s Virtual Workplace

Rosenblum: Workplace martyrs, please take your vacation! – StarTribune.com

“It’s the feeling that I’ll just be under an avalanche if I take time off,” said Ellen Galinsky, president of the New York-based Families and Work Institute. Source: Rosenblum: Workplace martyrs, please take your vacation! – StarTribune.com

Reiki in the Workplace: Everything You Need to Know & Why Not to Judge a Millennial By Their Cover

Know Source: Reiki in the Workplace: Everything You Need to Know & Why Not to Judge a Millennial By Their Cover

News Flash… Oprah Needs People. So Do You.

Oprah Winfrey has long believed in community; now she’s leading a global community. She always knew that being connected makes life easier, placing high value and trust in her friends like Gayle King. They and others built Oprah’s business empire together. Now Oprah’s sharing a secret she’s found recently that helps her to more easily …

A Time for Reflection, not Posting

We will be back with our Wednesday summer schedule next week. This week, however, we at The Smart Workplace are pausing in honor of the Orlando tragedy. Best to all of us, Trina Hoefling

Other Than Leverage, What’s Behind LI and Microsoft Coming Together

Quoting from Nadella: “We are in pursuit of a common mission centered on empowering people and organizations.” And from Weiner: “Culture and values provide the foundation upon which everything else is built. They are arguably our most important competitive advantage, and something that has grown to define us. It’s one thing to change the world. …

What Do Women’s Career Paths Really Look Like?

Clearing up workplace myths, a well written article loaded with powerful data. There are differences in who can find steady, full-time work. Source: What Do Women’s Career Paths Really Look Like?

Anything that can be connected, Will be connected (Part 2 of 2)

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Anything that can be Connected, will be Connected (Part 1 of 2)

The Internet-of-things (IOT) is transforming how we work, play & live. A 2-part series addressing connected strategies for virtual teams. In Part 1, five principles on how to be more tech-effective. Source: Anything that can be Connected, will be Connected (Part 1 of 2)