When we use the phrase that someone is suffering from burn-out, we generally mean we see someone who has nothing left to give. Where does this come from? That question is this issue’s topic. Often it seems that someone who is burnt-out must be suffering from exhaustion. But let’s look closer. Ever attended an intense play-off game […]
Whetstone Blog – Keeping You Sharp
What’s the first key to a healthy organization?
Fit. And we don’t mean exercise… When we talk about “Fit” for our clients, we rarely are discussing weight loss, heart rates or cholesterol. We are talking about the ongoing need to make sure the work “fits” the people. Notice that sequence in that last sentence, it is not about people fitting the work, it is about finding […]
How do you say “Work” in Latin?
Turns out there are 2 ways… English is sure a funny language. It is a blend of Anglo, Franco, Latin, Germanic stuff all smashed together. You have to feel sorry for people who learn it as a second language. There are so many bizarre exceptions that you “Just have to know”. Imagine trying to explain to an […]