Planners’ Picks – December 22, 2020

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

The end of 2020 is near. 2021 is approaching. Some reflection is in order…

Reflecting on 2020 Through Photos and Journaling

You may think that 2020 was a never-ending dumpster fire, but in fact you probably have a lot to be thankful for. Reflecting on what you have learned as a result of this shift in our life and work is healthy, and sets you up for future success. Performance coach Julia Arndt offers two ways to reflect on the year in a short video.

Grateful for the Gift of Belonging: an end-of year message for workplace tribes

“The workplace gives us a locus for labor, for resilience, and ultimately for a love of each other. The workplace gives us meaning. As we’re entering the close of one year (and not a moment too soon, I might add), and looking forward to fresh promises of 2021, it gives me great joy to know we’re going forward together as a tribe of shared mission, values, and mission for a better world at home and at work.” Read the rest of WD-40 CEO Garry Ridge’s message about being grateful for the gift of belonging.

7 Suggestions for Appreciating People During this Pandemic

Employee recognition is vital, especially during a crisis. Here are 7 ideas to appreciate and inspire your employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Six Peace Principles for the Future from VitalSmarts

Find out how to have more peace in the workplace or at home by using these six principles of communication and respect for others. Links to video or PDF format.



The 10 Best Ways To Make The Most Of 2020

This has been the year none of us asked for or wanted. The good news is that we still have a chance to salvage the year. Amy Blaschka gives us some tips on ways to finish strong.

Are You An Introvert or Extrovert? Here’s Why Leaders Need To Be Both

Over the past several years, there has been a growing consensus and understanding that introverts and extroverts have fundamentally different tendencies and needs. However, studies show many of us function as Ambiverts, somewhere in-between. In the end, extroversion and introversion has less to do with personality, and more to do with where we gravitate when we need to recharge. This begs the question: is there something in the middle for managers?