How to Have a Meaningful Meeting Mindset When Working Remotely

September 27, 2021

Before the pandemic, our calendars were already overloaded with meetings. The COVID hit, and our in-person and virtual meeting became ALL virtual. Staying connected is an admirable intention, but our mania for meetings has had a negative impact: an increase in virtual fatigue and a decrease in productivity. It’s time to stop the madness and…

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Modern Manners: Virtual Meeting Etiquette

August 25, 2021

Last year we started the “etiquette” conversation by addressing Communication Etiquette in a Distributed Workforce. That article highlighted why it is vital to establish a communication etiquette that is accessible and universally applied across your organization. One of the primary methods teams use to communicate is through “meetings.” Since meetings are the lifeblood of remote…

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Beefing Up Your Cybersecurity in a Remote Workplace

August 16, 2021

While it is nearly impossible to avoid all risks, you can effectively prevent and mitigate many risks. Doing so starts with going beyond basic compliance and weaving a Security Mindset into the fabric of your organization.

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy While Working Remotely

March 27, 2020

Working from home inherently has some perks that can help reduce stress. Rush hour? What’s that? Figuring out your wardrobe for the day? Who cares what you’re wearing! Temperature in the office not to your liking? Now you have complete control! With so many benefits, it is easy to overlook possible pitfalls that can negatively…

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Tips to Take Your Organization Virtual

March 11, 2020

With news of the coronavirus (COVID-19) weighing heavily on many people’s minds, a number of our clients are asking us how to prepare for remote work. Just yesterday, a client’s building was unexpectedly closed, and they were told to pack up their belongings and leave. Before something that dramatic happens at your organization, we want…

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Tips for Interviewing Your Next Remote Worker

November 1, 2018

If you’re just beginning to explore the realm of virtual work, you probably have a certain level of anxiety about the hiring process. Like any good leader, you know the positive impact of hiring the right candidate and the negative implications of onboarding the wrong person. The anxiety that comes from hiring a virtual employee…

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#Paradigm21

March 1, 2018

I love Spring!, The longer days and the sunshine are energizing. It is a perfect time to think reflectively, start new habits and truly plan the remainder of the year. Many of my close friends and colleagues know that I get on my soapbox about the ever-changing workplace ecosystem. There has been an unmistakable shift…

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4 Tips for Running More Effective Conference Calls

December 14, 2017

A new report showed that U.S.- and U.K.-based businesses waste a lot of time and money on conference calls, but one association consultant offers four tips that may mitigate those losses. Sometimes conference calls feel like a big waste of time. And now a new report validates those feelings. According to LoopUp’s Enterprise Conferencing: User…

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