Planners’ Picks – December 15, 2020

Planners’ Picks:
A collection of resources from CSN planning committee members worth mentioning

This week we have a spattering of topics to share with you, including employee well-being.


Combatting Social Isolation and Loneliness is Key to Well-Being This Holiday Season

People who are single and/or living alone are facing unique challenges during the pandemic. Being cut off from regular in-person interactions for many months can take an emotional toll on our well-being and result in significant health implications.

The Overlooked Essentials of Employee Well-being

If you really want to increase employees’ health and well-being, focus on job control and social support.

This Is How To Immediately Improve Your Communications

This article from Forbes explains how to immediately improve your communications through clarity and action. Author Amy Blaschka explains that you must say what you mean and mean what you say.

Removing the Unknown From the Lives of Those You Lead

Last week’s ‘Friday Reflection’ from Heather Younger focuses on something that we are all surrounded by today: the unknown. She offers 3 tips for how to remove as much of the unknown as possible from your team’s lives, so that they don’t feel isolated and alone, as so many people do today.

Putting Gratitude to Work at Work

What if there was a simple initiative to make your workplace one where people actually want to work, contribute, and belong?   And what if it was completely free, required no special training, and would generate results immediately? That initiative isn’t too good to be true. It exists and it is surprisingly simple, says Dr. Melissa Hughes.

Show Up for Yourself Every Day

Are you taking time for yourself these days, for personal development, rest, faith and gratitude building, and your own health? Check out this short post from author and professional speaker Allison Liddle on this concept.