Posts Tagged: workload

How to Say No

The Harvard Business Review regularly publishes articles on how long work hours are backfiring for people and companies. They highlight research showing that overwork has a negative impact on our resilience and our health. This leads to low productivity, absenteeism and burned out employees. While it is important to manage our workload to minimize long work hours, that can be… Read more »

8 Ways to Help Your Overworked Team

Especially in government, we constantly talk about doing more with less. But most often, those conversations focus on physical resources like office supplies, amenities, or space. And when we do think about the human element, it’s often in detached terms like ‘labor hours’ or ‘workforce supply’. However, if you manage an overburdened team, you are… Read more »