22 04, 2020

Attention leaders: all eyes are on you

2020-04-22T09:26:40+00:00

Leadership IS example. You don't lead people by what you say to them; you lead them by what they see you do. Consider yourself on display. Realize that—for better or worse—you ARE a role model for your team members. Your attitude and actions serve as a constant point of reference for coworkers struggling to make [...]

Attention leaders: all eyes are on you2020-04-22T09:26:40+00:00
21 04, 2020

Don’t drown in the seductive pull of self-pity

2020-04-21T09:59:07+00:00

The current situation we’re in has genuine heroes and genuine victims—and millions of us are somewhere in between. The truth is, everyone is stressed. This stress creates its own whirlpool which drags the passive down to the depths. In fact, stress ratchets up fastest if you surrender and decide you’re helpless. Just convince yourself there’s [...]

Don’t drown in the seductive pull of self-pity2020-04-21T09:59:07+00:00
20 04, 2020

It’s time to stop waiting for instructions and take the initiative

2020-04-20T09:18:01+00:00

If you’re working from home, it’s easy to sit back and avoid the initiative until you get a new set of directions, and to hold off until a boss or supervisor tells you specifically what to do. After all, “doing nothing” is one of the most popular ways to fight changes that are difficult to [...]

It’s time to stop waiting for instructions and take the initiative2020-04-20T09:18:01+00:00
17 04, 2020

Leaders need to pass out more psychological paychecks

2020-04-17T09:23:03+00:00

Psychological paychecks have always been important, but never more important than now. Their cost is next to nothing, yet the value is inestimable. Right now, you may not be in a position to give your team members more in terms of tangible rewards. Increases in pay or benefits may not be possible. But there’s no [...]

Leaders need to pass out more psychological paychecks2020-04-17T09:23:03+00:00
16 04, 2020

What can you ask of employees during a pandemic?

2020-04-16T08:51:17+00:00

Leading a remote team is challenging. Leading a remote team during a pandemic might be close to impossible. So, what can you rightfully ask of employees during times like these? Not blind loyalty. Right now, you need something different than just allegiance from employees. Loyalty can get lazy—or be misdirected. During changing and unstable times [...]

What can you ask of employees during a pandemic?2020-04-16T08:51:17+00:00
15 04, 2020

Now that you’re neck-deep in a crisis, it’s time to choose how to respond

2020-04-15T09:55:11+00:00

Finding your way forward We’re all a little shell shocked. Our ears are still ringing and eyes still blurry from the explosion of COVID-19 across the globe. We’ve now had a few weeks to absorb the blow, and it’s time to realize that we are standing at a crucial intersection and it’s essential that we [...]

Now that you’re neck-deep in a crisis, it’s time to choose how to respond2020-04-15T09:55:11+00:00
14 04, 2020

How to Keep Your Business Finances in Order During COVID-19

2020-04-16T10:18:26+00:00

If you are a business owner, you likely have experienced some of the impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the world. COVID-19 has negatively impacted the economy, sending it into one of the worst recessions ever. Most business owners were not ready to handle the dramatic impacts that the coronavirus has had on [...]

How to Keep Your Business Finances in Order During COVID-192020-04-16T10:18:26+00:00
31 03, 2020

Where are you on the journey through the 4 stages of change?

2020-03-31T09:23:08+00:00

Generally speaking, when we change, we experience 4 stages of change. We pass through four phases that are distinct and recognizable. The phases are the Denial Stage, the Resistance Stage, the Exploration Stage, and finally, the Commitment Stage. Let’s discover where you are on your path through. The surest way to lose your footing is [...]

Where are you on the journey through the 4 stages of change?2020-03-31T09:23:08+00:00