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Workplace unity: Keeping the peace amid strong opinions and emotions

February 12, 2021
What can managers do to promote office peace and lessen the risk of threatening rhetoric occurring?

Develop habits that will serve you well in 2021

January 22, 2021
Whether you’ve kicked off the new year with a set of small resolutions, let yourself take 2021 a little less seriously coming off the challenges 2020 presented, or are simply trying to reach one big goal by year end, focusing on your habits can transform how you make decisions and spend your time, energy and attention.

Back on track: Help managers build personal and team resilience

January 8, 2021
Our culture brims with inspirational adages such as “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” Such words sound good in theory but oftentimes prove difficult to implement in reality. Putting them into action involves resilience—the ability to adjust to and bounce back from adversities.

Another workplace consequence of COVID-19: decision fatigue

December 11, 2020
The stress from being bombarded by the constant need to make decisions takes a toll on people’s physical and psychological well-being. The situation also has potentially dire business consequences.

Stress busters: Transform work-related pressure into positive action

November 25, 2020
You can’t change the uncertain reality you and your employees are facing now, but you can choose how to let the resulting stress affect your life, personally and professionally. Here are some ways you and your employees can improve your emotional intelligence and learn to channel negative feelings into a healthier form of energy.

Making spirits bright: Celebrating the holidays as a company during COVID-19

November 13, 2020
With many organizations still operating remotely and safety concerns remaining top of mind, the holiday season undoubtedly will look quite different this year at most companies. Yet while gathering everyone together for a potluck buffet and a white elephant gift exchange might not be in the cards, employers still can (and should) find ways to mark this special time of year.

4 tips to help you put your best face forward on video conference calls

October 23, 2020
Whether your entire workforce remains a virtual operation, or you’re simply communicating with clients and industry colleagues on video more often than usual, you may have found yourself relying on a method of communication that was largely unfamiliar to you before the pandemic. Use these tips to make sure you’re putting your best face forward on every video call.

Time to unplug: Stop feeling like you’re always ‘on’

October 9, 2020
With the odds heavy that many workers will remain virtual for the foreseeable future, consider these strategies aimed at helping to disconnect and unwind.

Returning to work & rethinking the workplace: Survey your employees with these 12 questions

October 2, 2020
As organizations welcome employees back into the workplace during the pandemic, many are using return-to-work surveys to gauge their employees’ hopes and fears—and help plan for the future look of their workplace.

Lean on your team for decision-making

September 25, 2020
Making decisions is a natural part of being a manager, but you don’t have to go it alone. In fact, learning how to collaborate with your team for decision-making can improve group dynamics, reduce stress and uncertainty and make your staff feel like their voice truly matters.