Top Considerations for Return to Office and Future of Work

June 30, 2021
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It’s been well over a year since the world came to a screeching halt due to the COVID-19 outbreak—throwing HR and business leaders into months of reactive mode. Now, with the CDC reporting that more than half of people in the U.S. have received at least one dose of the vaccine, we’re all thinking about […]

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Diverse HR leaders tackle unconscious biases

How DEIB Leaders Can Harness the Science Behind Unconscious Bias

April 27, 2021
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Unconscious biases, snap judgements, assumptions… no matter what you call them, the natural human “search for sameness” is a key insight we have to acknowledge to advance diversity, equity, inclusion + belonging (DEIB). The term “bias” carries a negative connotation, but it actually has a scientific explanation. We are overwhelmed by 11 million pieces of […]

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Resilient Company

3 Key Characteristics of a Resilient Company

December 15, 2020
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Since COVID hit the U.S. in March, Dolly Parton’s “9-to-5” has dominated my playlist. It’s the perfect soundtrack as I constantly evaluate the massive disruption we’re experiencing to workday norms that have been in place for decades.  Widespread quarantines and stay-at-home orders swung the traditional 9-to-5 pendulum to the opposite extreme for many workers this […]

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Father working from home with realistic expectations

Setting Realistic Expectations: Stability for the Employee + the Company

September 16, 2020
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Setting Realistic Expectations: Stability for the Employee + the Company As fall sets in and schools incrementally re-open, we are hearing a common challenge among HR and business leaders: how to set realistic employee expectations while offering the flexibility that team members need. Companies are wondering how to balance organizational needs with their commitment to […]

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How to Make Feedback Part of Your Company's Culture

The best time to deliver employee feedback? Right now.

March 22, 2019
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LISTEN ON ITUNES The first quarter has come and gone. Your team crushed its sales goal, but you have continually missed the opportunity to deliver much needed feedback to your top seller about her tardiness problem. You have rehearsed it in your head a dozen times. But in reality, as she saunters in late and […]

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Preparing Your Leaders for When “Life Happens”

Preparing Your Leaders for When “Life Happens”

April 10, 2018
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Preparing Your Leaders for When “Life Happens” When “life happens”, will your organization be ready? Just as you are about to hit “send” on the final plan for your new product launch, your phone lights up.  Your go-to project manager (your star) is calling in and you cannot wait to tell her it is a […]

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