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Would You Like to See Productivity Improved in the Workplace?
As leaders, we long to see productivity improved within our teams. We look for new ideas and new methods routinely. We realize that the model of work we have become accustomed to simply doesn’t work. Think about it. We work 50 or 60 hours in the office. Then we come home, and we answer emails […]
Increasing Workplace Morale
If you’re looking for ways to build a positive working environment, it’s helpful to look at some stellar examples of workplace morale culture. Company culture means a great many things, and defining it is difficult. One of the best ways to get great ideas is by examining other companies who have done it the right […]
What Does DEI Stand for and How Can It Be Incorporated into the Workplace?
Have you ever wondered, “what does DEI stand for?” If so, you’re far from alone. The good news is that we can give a short answer in a few words. In short, DEI refers to diversity, equity, and inclusion. These three words are more than the jargon that many might treat them as. They also […]
Choosing the Right Question of the Day for Work
What question of the day for work can “coaches” present to their employees? Your job as a manager should be “work coach.” This is an important task that promotes efficiency, productivity, and motivation. Asking questions ensures that you aren’t solving your employees’ problems for them. They need to take ownership of their work. You are […]
How Is the Workweek Changing?
We think of the workweek as 40 hours of service to a boss or clients. The 40-hour week is generally accepted as the standard full-time job description. However, a 40-hour workweek hasn’t always been the norm. Over the years, the workweek has evolved into what we now accept as an average week. Some question the […]
Ways Companies Can Prepare Today for a Better Tomorrow
The pandemic was a stark reminder that the unthinkable could happen at any point. Most of the critical processes that shaped the daily order of operations became afterthoughts, as most leaders put all their efforts into simply keeping the business open. Training and onboarding didn’t receive the proper attention because of the scrambling it took […]
Belonging and Your Organization: Creating a Space That Welcomes Everyone
Diversity and inclusion are hot topics today. Organizations large and small, from nonprofits to Fortune 500 firms, realize the need to ensure diversity and to be more inclusive. However, less attention is being paid to another important element – belonging. What is belonging all about and how does it apply to your organization? We’ll explore […]
How To Offer a Work Environment That’s Enticing for Millennials
Soon enough, Millennials will be the largest generation in the entire United States workforce. Yes, that’s right, there will be more Millennials working than any other generation. On the surface, that might seem insignificant. It might not seem like you need to change the way your business operates to entice the Millennial generation. But in […]
What Makes an Equitable Workplace?
There’s a lot of talk about creating the ideal workplace environment. Words like diversity and inclusion get tossed around with abandon and without much focus on what they mean. One of the least understood of those buzzwords is “equitable.” What exactly is an equitable workplace, and how do we create one? Why should it be […]
A Look at Workplace Trends for 2021: Key Elements Shaping the Work World
If there’s one thing we’ve learned from 2020, it’s that no predictions are set in stone. No one realized when this year dawned just what would be in store for us. However, it is important to try to anticipate what is to come. While viruses and contagions might defy predictability to some extent, we have […]