From Fear to Fire: Secrets to Overcome Fear, Embrace your Gifts and Achieve Success
This is the place where real people share real challenges. Where you can find a common bond and uncommon wisdom through their stories. Use tips from the breakthroughs of others to jump start your success. Speaker, author, adventurer, and host Heather Hansen O’Neill takes you on the journey from fear to fire. Today we talk about overtime addiction and its significant impact on workers.
This week’s theme: Overtime Addiction
Overtime work is defined as any time spent on the job that is not part of the regular timetable. This usually entails working longer than the 40-hour workweek. There are a variety of reasons why employees work overtime; sometimes it is mandated or voluntary, but when does it become an addiction? Peg Thoms, our special guest expert, will go over the details of overtime addiction. Learn how workaholism differs from overtime addiction, as well as its benefits and drawbacks, and many more…
Peg Thoms began her career as a teacher in an inner city school in Columbus, Ohio. She earned a Master’s degree in educational supervision and worked for 8 years as the Director of Continuing Education at Franklin University where she developed and managed noncredit courses and off campus business degree programs for workers at Western Electric and Rockwell International. Following that, she spent five years as a training, compensation, and benefits manager in the insurance industry.
At 40, she earned a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Ohio State. She spent the next 18 years working in the Black School of Business at Penn State. This included teaching courses on leadership, human resources, compensation, selection, management, and project management. She directed the MBA Program for five years. She published 26 refereed journal articles, four books, a two volume reference series on major controversies in business and four business book chapters.
Peg has consulted with dozens of organizations including General Electric, Riverside Hospital, Erie Insurance, Ohio National Bank, and Husky Energy. Her international experience includes work at Umea University and teaching in an international Project Management Master’s Degree sponsored by Rolls Royce, Goodyear, the U.S. Air Force and the Manchester Institute of Technology
Quote of the Day:
“Productivity is never an accident. It is always a result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” ~Paul J. Meyer
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