A message regarding Covid-19 and Tero International from Tero's President, Rowena Crosbie.
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How to Combat Loneliness
Loneliness can be hard. Tero professionals are here to help. Watch this episode of Your Invisible Toolbox to learn from local professionals on how to manage the feeling of loneliness.
by Rowena Crosbie, Tero President
Who benefits when we show our appreciation? It seems logical that the recipient of our well wishes is likely to be uplifted. Studies show that lack of appreciation is one of the top cited reasons why people leave their jobs and their domestic relationships. It follows therefore, that recognition is something that is coveted by the receiver. Continue Reading...
Not everyone or every culture views or values time the same way. Depending on where you live in the world, you have developed your view of time and what it means to how you conduct your day.
by Liz Cooney, Learning Specialist
For anyone who is new to working at home, the transition may be confusing, frustrating, and a sigh of relief all in one. Without time to prepare for this change, many of us now find ourselves staring at computer screens attempting to focus on our inboxes amidst kids, pets, partners, roommates, or on the contrary, overwhelming silence and isolation. Depending on your personality and your line of work, the change of scenery could be a welcome shift compared to your typical routine. Maybe you are more productive from home without interruptions, meetings, and distractions. For others, the challenges accompanying working from home could cause a lack of motivation and a decrease in productivity. CONTINUE READING...
Enjoy chapter 79 of Your Invisible Toolbox.
I hope you enjoy this chapter, and please share with us your thoughts or a small act of kindness you've recently done.
Rowena Crosbie Tero International, President
Catch Des Moines and the DSM Partnership launch the DSM Challenge to support your local businesses during this time. Join Tero as we take the challenge to support our favorite local spots while working from home at this time.
Make sure you share with us and on your social channels how you're supporting local and use the hashtag #DSMlocalchallenge and #DSMstrong.
Learn more by visiting the Catch Des Moines website here.
We understand that with schools being closed and many of you having to work from home. Kids shouldn't be missing the opportunity to learn and grow, just like you as parents shouldn't miss the opportunity to learn and grow as professionals. Much of what Tero teaches is also critical for young kids and teenagers to learn as well. We've developed an area on our website full of resources for kids to learn and grow from while at home the next few weeks.
Life and work are little crazy right now. And Tero is trying to put together resources for you during this time. Please share what you would like to know more about to help you as professional while you're working from home, social distancing in the office and having to find new ways to run your business.
What issues are you dealing with as an individual or leader while managing covid-19? Are there professional resources you are needing at this time to continue your professional development? What tips would you like to know about working from home? Let us know!
Des Moines Business Record has shared some helpful tips from former local news anchor Kevin Cooney. Read some of the tips, you might find them helpful in your next video chat meeting!