Episodes

61. Five Generations Walk Into an Office

For the first time in history, there are five generations in the workforce…yes, five! And while this might cause some struggles with communication (ahem…did someone say mute?), and possible differences of opinion, it turns out that we all want many of the same things. Yep, we’re talking about ease, meaning and joy. SHOW NOTES In…

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60. Ready, Set, Rest!

Rest is so much more than sleep. Our minds and bodies also need rest from things like mental stimulation, social encounters, creative endeavors and emotional outputs. Taking time to truly rest your mind, body and soul is the ultimate self care regiment and a direct line to ease, meaning and joy at work, and in…

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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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