Saturday, August 15, 2020

Balance personal and professional needs when working from home. Here’s how.

In 2018, there were 4.3 million remote workers in the USA. 40% more US companies offered remote work in 2018 than in 2015. Any...

Coronavirus and remote co-working: a how-to guide.

We all feel a big shift with the COVID-19 wave descending on us. While we’ve wanted to work from home in the past, the...

Decoding the buzz phrase ‘we need more accountability’

The time for annual reviews is here and a phrase might be doing the rounds – ‘we need to hold people more accountable’. What...

Leveraging mistakes to create teachable moments at work

In many organizations, mistakes are often swept under the carpet or acknowledged only with a grim promise that it won’t happen again. But if...

Leadership 2020: the new skills needed

With 2020 ushering in the new decade, leaders, emerging or established, are looking at challenges never imagined before, says research by Accenture: Climate change....

A cost-effective tool for better performance – strategic seating

Do you remember that in school, teachers sometimes made a top performer sit with a student who needed support, hoping there would be an...

Want to advance your career? Be visible.

Ever wondered why some people are more popular than the others, at work? Why someone gets easily promoted, while others of the same caliber...

Want to change habits? More than willpower, use strategy.

A decision to reschedule a meeting, respond to an email, avoid that tricky conversation – we make thousands of decisions in a day. But...

Have coworkers with diverse working styles? Welcome the variety.

In all the talk about workplace diversity, there’s one type that often gets overlooked – that of work styles. Just as there are different...

Leadership redefined for self-managing teams

Our previous post looked at some of the characteristics of self-directed teams, and how these are necessary to adapt to the future workplace. However,...

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It’s unintentional but needs to be fixed: microaggression

Racism has become a much-discussed topic all around us and it has undertones of gender, religion, politics, and the economy. An aspect that might...

Work from home diaries – 4

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Kids at home and the pandemic WFH – a dance of balance

As the title suggests, this post speaks to parents managing the work from home situation with one or more children around. It’s difficult for...

Work from home diaries – 3

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Work from home diaries – 2

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