Ready for a Reset: It is time for Recovery Planning
We are certainly in a time of change right now. How do you lead your organization through this crisis and maybe even find some opportunities along the way?
The Power of Disruption
Have you been disrupted? Did you laugh out loud just now?
On the Edge...
Have you noticed in recent weeks that we seem to be rushing to take sides on issues? My favorite example is whether or not we should wear masks in public. Just today, I have encountered friends on [...]
Tips for (Virtual) Team Engagement
In just a few weeks’ time, our lives have changed in very interesting ways due to Covid-19. You and your team have likely been adjusting to physical distancing, learning new routines, and maybe even [...]
Communication Systems: Styles, Meetings, and Teams
Your Communication Systems get your people the information they need. Every organization we’ve ever worked with (and probably haven’t worked with) struggles with communication - and everyone knows [...]
Agree to Disagree
In the United States, about two-thirds of employees are disengaged in their jobs, and the most common reason by far is that they don’t like their boss. We all know that common saying, "People join a [...]
The Art of Listening
All of us like to believe we are known as “good listeners”, but here's the truth - we aren't. Most of us get caught up in distractions like phones and conversations with other employees. However, [...]
Cry After Five
61% of Americans say that work is a significant source of stress. People also say "Cry After 5". What happens to us when we can't manage that stress anymore? What happens to our mentality when we [...]
Engagement Is Easy
As you go throughout your day, try to acknowledge situations that other people are dealing with. I tried this on a recent business trip and it was remarkable what happened. Here are some examples: