After several months of working from home now, most of us are pros at virtual communication and setting up video calls. You’ve probably even found the best spot in your home to have Zoom meetings and perfected your body language. But here’s one thing you may not have thought of: your voice. Sounding strong You […]
Leadership & Strategy
Communication skills are most critical — and most valuable — when navigating big changes. And right now, there are a lot of major changes happening, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Don’t wait Here are four strategies to rally the troops and get them to embrace your HR initiatives: 1. Get ready for friction. As you […]
While developing a diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiative might already be part of your company policies, it’s now front and center for many firms. This is due to recent news events that have sparked a conversation on racial injustice. Developing a diversity plan What makes for an effective D&I plan? Here’s how an employer can […]
It’s not just new policies and practices that need to be conceived and implemented, but also new philosophies and personnel considerations.
With companies slowly starting to reopen their doors, many business owners aren’t sure what to expect. How long will it take for sales to return to normal? Will remote work become a permanent measure? The fact of the matter is, most businesses won’t be able to return to work as normal, and leaders will have […]
To keep your workplace resilient, it’s important to elevate your approach to employee communication by focusing on all the good things happening across your business.
Here are the three key opportunities to create great places to work — opportunities that deliver improved performance and greater productivity:
Informal leaders have a wide sphere of influence, aren’t afraid to share knowledge and are able to build deep networks in all levels of the organization.
On March 9, as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic grew clear, we made a plan to close Homes.com’s four locations. We had a week to prepare 40% of our staff to work from home full-time. That meant making sure they had all necessary equipment and access to any training they’d need on using that […]