Tag Archives: Leadership

Manage the Work, Not the People

As millions of Americans now work remotely, managers unaccustomed to supervising employees from afar face new challenges in leading and evaluating their team’s performance. Traditional management styles prior to this new World of Work emphasized the need to manage employees effectively to get the best results. Today, however, the emphasis has shifted to managing the […]

How to Foster Positive Thinking Among Your Workforce

In the years ahead, when the pandemic is long behind us, people will remember how their companies made them feel during this difficult time. As you lead your mostly remote team in our new World of Work, it’s important to ensure that they stay positive and have confidence that your primary concern is their welfare […]

Workplace Trends That Will Continue for Years to Come

Disruptions to the World of Work were underway long before the pandemic accelerated the velocity of change. The vast majority of companies are now navigating different ways of approaching how they structure their workplace and workforce in this challenging environment. This journey is driven by two fundamental forces. First is the opportunity to adjust the […]

Preserving Company Culture in a Remote World of Work

For many businesses, working the “9-to-5” in a centralized office is a thing of the past – at least for the time being. Even when you and your people are able to physically return to your workplaces, you’ll most likely find that practices such as working remotely continue in some form. ”Adapting your company culture […]

The Changing World of Work – Learning from the Past

The last 24 months have turned the world of work on its axis as advances in technology empower both top employees and savvy employers to harness the proliferation of social platforms to develop attractive and compelling “brands.” Toss in the impact of COVID-19 on the employment market over the past five months and we have […]

Successfully Onboarding Your New Remote Employees

Although the way many of us work has shifted into WFH mode, it doesn’t mean things are at a standstill. Many companies are ramping up their hiring as they look forward and plan for their future growth and development. If you are among them, it means that once you’ve identified the right person for a […]

Effective Leadership in Times of Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has placed heavy burdens on business leaders. The sheer size of the outbreak and its unpredictability generate fear among employees and make it challenging for executives to respond effectively. But during a crisis like COVID-19, people look to their leaders for direction and compassion; they need to have confidence in their ability to […]

Rebooting Your Business Post-Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has had an enormous impact on the global economy. Nearly every industry is coping with decimated workforces, decreased sales and projects on hold, but now things are beginning to look up and companies are looking to develop strategies for rebooting their businesses. But when and how should you do it? According to […]

What Will Become of Business Meetings and Conferences in the Post-Covid World?

Is a “new normal” emerging that will permanently alter the way the world’s leading businesses and industry groups plan and execute conferences, conventions, and face-to-face regional, national, and international gatherings? Will the army of corporate and lodging industry meeting planners soon be flooding LinkedIn and executive recruiters with their resumes as their jobs and their […]

Working Remotely Won’t Disappear Even After the Coronavirus Does

Only 3.6 percent of US white collar employees worked from home half-time or more in 2018 according to Global Workplace Analytics estimates. New data is not yet available, but virtually everyone reading this article has anecdotal evidence, earned through hours of peering into a home-monitor-delivered Zoom meeting with a dozen or so colleagues all squinting […]