As we enter a new phase of “back to work,” we are facing completely new norms and a rapidly evolving workforce. Several trends that started gaining popularity in 2020 are at play (e.g., remote work, hybrid office, flexible hours), and for companies to stay afloat, they must navigate them all. Employers must adapt by creating positive, flexible, and collaborative environments tailored to the needs of today’s worker.

The process of returning to the office and life as it was pre-Covid can be a daunting process and differs from person to person. For some, the idea of jumping back into a previous way of life is welcomed, while for others it is quite traumatic. Clinical psychologist and trauma expert, Dr. Norman Itkowitz, shares some perspectives on reintegrating into the workplace in this blog.

Many of us in the corporate world rely so much on our logical brain that we accept that being left-brained is inherent in our makeup and, in large part, defines who we are and what we’re capable of.   But is this true?  This article explores the attributes assigned to the two hemispheres of our extraordinary brain, and whether they’re hard-wired and immutable or fluid and malleable. You may be surprised at what you read.