Crina and Kirsten

59. Philosophy Can Change Your Work…Seriously!

Stoicism teaches us how to keep a calm and rational mind no matter what. This ancient philosophy lends insight into understanding and focusing on what you can control while letting go and accepting what you can’t.  SHOW NOTES Today on Crina and Kirsten Get to Work our hosts do an archaeological dig into an ancient philosophy –…

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58. Evaluations Don’t Need to Suck

Feedback is AWESOME, unless it’s not. The crazy thing is that the vast majority of evaluations, assessments, performance reviews are lame and unproductive, yet we are subjected to them time and time again. The good news is that employee reviews don’t need to suck! SHOW NOTES On this second in a series of episodes exploring…

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57. You Need to Laugh at Work

You need to laugh at work…or at least chuckle! According to the research, humor can dissolve tension, reduce stress and  make you more productive and committed to your workplace.  SHOW NOTES On this episode of Crina and Kirsten Get to Work, our hosts focus on humor in the workplace.  Who does not love to laugh?!! …

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56. Your Love/Hate Relationship with Apologies

Saying, “sorry” is great, except when it’s not. An apology says you value the relationship, you have learned something and the offense will not happen again (or at least making efforts to do so). So why do sooooo many apologies end up feeling all wrong? SHOW NOTES On this episode of Crina and Kirsten Get…

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55. Meetings Don’t Need to Suck

Yes, you spend a ton of time in meetings and yes, most of them are miserable! You are not alone! In fact a recent poll revealed that people just like you rank over 50% of their meetings as poor. In this episode of Crina and Kirsten Get to Work, our dynamic duo brings their laser focus…

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54. The Art and Science of Decision Making

Humans make thousands of decisions every single day…what to eat for breakfast; when to call mom; whether to wear pants during that zoom meeting. Some people are shockingly quick to make even the most complex decisions while others are virtually paralyzed by choice. Insane curiosity led Crina and Kirsten to learn about how decisions are…

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53. It’s About Time

Are you in control of time or does time control you? Your relationship to time can impact how you manage your day, how you organize your tasks and even how you feel about your life.  SHOW NOTES Today on Crina and Kirsten Get to Work, we get to learn a new word –  chronemics.  Who…

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52. Women’s Work Part 2: The Big Fat Lie

COVID 19 has exposed the very real fact that working women depend on outside support in order to do their jobs-support that has virtually disappeared during the pandemic. The loss of childcare, school and other services has forced so very many of us to leave the workforce or at the very least, stretch ourselves WAY…

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51. Women’s Work, Part 1: Thanks A Lot, COVID!

Women, work and COVID 19 adds up to a whole lot of frustration, lost wages and lost jobs. It has also exacerbated systemic issues that women have been dealing with for a very long time, most notably: The fact that women, many of whom work for minimum wage and/or in service jobs, depend on childcare,…

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50. What Are Your Intentions?

Each one of us will be someone different at the end of this year and we can influence what we become – healthier, more peaceful, kinder, richer or whatever – or not.   As Abraham Lincoln said, “the best way to predict the future is to create it.” SHOW NOTES On this 50th episode of…

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