How Remote Managers Can Help Employees with Imposter Syndrome

March 8, 2022

Those who suffer from imposter syndrome, are in good company. Albert Einstein, Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, and Emma Watson, along with 82% of the rest of us, have wrestled with impostor syndrome. What is it, you may ask? It’s a yammering internal critic that challenges the validity of your successes. That critic’s voice often gets…

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Take a Strategic Approach to Enhancing Your Career Wellness

February 23, 2022

A recent client talked to us about her work experience these last two years. She had pivoted from working entirely onsite – to working remotely (and loving it) – to now being told she may need to return to the office again. The flexibility she had grown to love was in jeopardy. She was feeling…

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The ROI of Investing in Your Managers

February 11, 2022

Over the last few years, managers experienced unprecedented challenges. No amount of training could have prepared them for what happened. They made tremendous strides. Now, leadership is making more permanent changes, and the time is ripe to reward your managers. One of the best rewards you can give them is training. Training is something employees seek…

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Introduce Feedback Loops to Your Hybrid/Remote Manager Training

January 6, 2022

If you’re not a fan of annual performance reviews, you’re in good company. In fact, Gallup researchers found that 14% of people and only 8% of managers feel inspired by performance reviews. The problem? Annual performance reviews are delivered long after yearly goals are set and much of the work toward those goals is done.…

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Don’t Forget about Your Remote Team When You’re Hybrid

December 22, 2021

When equipping the office space, consider your entire team. Think about what equipment and resources your employees will require, provide, and/or pay for themselves. Regardless of how many days they work from home, it’s essential that their home office is set up similarly to the office. Having an ergonomically friendly desk and chair arrangement is as crucial…

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How to Optimize Your Remote Team’s Strengths

December 9, 2021

Not working in the same physical space as your colleagues can be challenging. When you aren’t with them, it’s sometimes harder to gauge their thoughts and feelings by observing physical cues. You can’t watch their interactions with others or observe their body language. You can’t feel if their knees are shaking under the table when…

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How to Strengthen the Communication of Your Remote and Hybrid Teams

November 29, 2021

A CEO recently reached out to us with a problem. She said that her newly permanent remote teams are having varying levels of success communicating with each other. Some of her teams are operating at levels higher than they ever did while in the office. But many others are struggling. She said that she has…

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Think You Know Your Workforce? Think Again

November 24, 2021

You’ve made the decision – your staff can work from home. They can choose two days a week to work at home, and the other three days, they will be in the office. As a leader, you feel good. You’ve given your staff the flexibility you think they want, and you get people back in…

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The ROI of Going Remote

November 5, 2021

Managers are frequently asked to do more with less. Finding ways to gain a financial or talent “edge” is vital, particularly after so many felt the global pandemic’s harsh economic impacts. One of the top ways to obtain top talent and lower your bottom line is to adopt a remote workplace.  

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How to Convince Leadership That a Flexible Work Model Is Best

October 21, 2021

Some of these boards think it’s better to have staff working together in one place. Their resistance to hybrid or remote work is puzzling when countless studies show the benefits of a flexible work model.

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