Janice Perkins

The Future of the Workplace: Employee Autonomy

The Future of the Workplace: Employee Autonomy By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor One of the biggest lessons in the workplace through the pandemic was that people will do their jobs from home when you are not watching over their shoulders. Shocking to many bosses was the idea that people are self-motivated and will work without prodding or watching.…

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Redefining Womanhood & Setting Your Own Course

Redefining Womanhood & Setting Your Own Course By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor Imagine yourself as a young child being handed a beautifully wrapped gift. Because of the beauty of the wrapping, the allure makes you want the treasure inside. Because you accept that gift, you must unwrap and take all that is inside. You are too young to…

The Age of Acceptance: How to Define and Embrace It

The Age of Acceptance: How to Define and Embrace It By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor Regardless of trends and the downward spiral of our divisive culture, I’m naming this new season the “Age of Acceptance”. We all feel the anger, the frustration, the discontent with waves of divisiveness from every direction. Doesn’t matter your age or where you…

Building Hope and Grit for Leaders

By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought Leader The tension between hope and grit – what happens when resilience isn’t enough for today’s leaders? It’s been a buzz word the past two years. Resilience. If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s that successful leaders must be resilient. At this point, all I hear is blah blah blah resilience like…

Control is an Illusion, and How we satiate control

Control Is An Illusion By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought-Leadership Contributor Control is an illusion. How do we satiate our need for control in a prolonged crisis? We have a basic human need for stability, predictability, certainty, and consistency. Looking back over the last two years, all four of those things have been removed from most of our daily lives due…