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Here, there, everywhere: Foster harmony and productivity with a hybrid workforce

April 22, 2021
Flexible, hybrid arrangements allow for better safety precautions and relieve some of the chaos experienced by working parents with children e-learning at home. For managers, however, the set-up can prove a major headache. How can leaders improve the harmony of a hybrid workforce and perhaps save their own sanity?

How to be an assertive manager without coming off as pushy: 8 tips

April 9, 2021
Ever feel like a wimpy manager or an administrative doormat? Stand up for your interests and express your feelings by developing greater assertiveness.

We have to stop meeting like this

March 26, 2021
3 ways to stop wasting time on Zoom and in the conference room.

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.