Posts Tagged ‘stress’

Farming as a Metaphor for Workplace Culture

Michael Wade has an interesting post considering how non-agricultural workplaces can resemble farms. Workplace cultures are in large part a reflection of the underlying metaphor driving the organization, whether by design or chance. When much younger, I used and advocated the “business is war” metaphor. I have been much more successful (and much less stressed) […]

Stress Test for Professionals

This stress test has been floating around the Intertubes for quite a few years. The picture at the link below shows two identical dolphins. It was used in a case study on stress levels at Harvard/Yale/Mayo Clinic/Oxford/Cambridge/Etc. Look at both dolphins jumping out of the water. The dolphins are identical. A closely monitored, scientific double […]