How Leaders Can Prevent Productivity Paranoia

Productivity

Friday, October 14th, 2022

How Leaders Can Prevent Productivity Paranoia

“Quiet quitting” remains a headline-grabbing topic. But, a new alliterative term comes just in time for October’s Spooky Season: “productivity paranoia.” But what exactly is “productivity paranoia?” According to the 2022 Microsoft Work Trend Report, this is “The disconnect between how much people say they are working and how much leaders think they are working […]

12 Habits of Highly Effective Teams

Productivity

Monday, September 26th, 2022

12 Habits of Highly Effective Teams

It’s never easy leading a team, regardless of how many members you have. When different types of people are grouped together with different temperaments, miscommunication can occur, which inhibits workplace productivity. As a result, it can drive you to climb the walls. With a bit of tact, however, you can get your team to reach […]

Calendar Full? 5 Ways To Maximize Your Meetings

Meetings, Time Management

Monday, September 12th, 2022

Calendar Full? 5 Ways To Maximize Your Meetings

No company operates in a vacuum, and very few businesses are one-person operations. Even if you’re a solopreneur, you’ll likely need to coordinate with clients. In short, business means collaboration. Working with others translates to the necessity of meetings. And meetings can either be a drain for your schedule and productivity. Or, when you maximize […]

Leadership Shows the Way for Productivity

Productivity

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Leadership Shows the Way for Productivity

In order for the company to achieve its goals, everyone from top to bottom must be productive. Additionally, productivity will motivate employees, increase morale, and promote a more positive work environment. All of these, by the way, is essential if you want you and your team to get excited about work following COVID. As you […]

How to Build Accountable Work from Home Teams

Productivity

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

How to Build Accountable Work from Home Teams

Even though technology has made working remotely possible, it was still a luxury for most employees. In fact, under 5 million worked at home before 2020. And, as you know, a global pandemic changed all that. Since then, 62% of employed Americans have reported that they have worked from home during the crisis. And, no […]

Managing Workplace Change in 2021

Business Tips

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

Managing Workplace Change in 2021

I don’t know what the reasoning was. But, I was on a David Bowie kick recently. As he was crooning “Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes (Turn and face the strange),” I thought how appropriate this was following COVID. Everything has changed following the pandemic. Whether it’s from how we shop, communicate, and socialize. And, it’s certainly modified the workplace. […]

How to Foster a “Connected Culture” Remotely

Business Tips

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

While the COVID-19 may have resulted in more people working from home, the truth is, working from home was already having its moment. In fact, between 2005 – 2017, there was a 159% increase in remote work. And, regardless of what happens when there’s hopefully a vaccine, the majority of people who have been working […]

Inspire a Struggling Team Member

Productivity

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Inspire a Struggling Team Member

“The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up.” — Robert Tew A relevant quote for these challenging times, wouldn’t you say? At the same time, though, when you’re the thick of it, it’s hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. And, that’s what […]

Leading Through Adversity

Business Tips

Sunday, May 10th, 2020

Leading Through Adversity

I think it’s safe to say that we’re all freaking out right now. But, even if we weren’t experiencing a worldwide health pandemic, adversity is always lurking in the shadows. And, as a leader, it’s your responsibility to keep your organization calm and carry on. While that’s certainly no easy task, here are some of […]

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