Try this power move to beat procrastination

Try this power move to beat procrastination It’s really amazing how creative we can be when it comes to procrastination—there are so many ways we can put off doing things that we actually want to do. From making major career moves to something as simple as updating your wardrobe, there are always sticking points along […]

How to properly address microaggressions at work

How to properly address microaggressions at work We all want to feel safe at work. But many of us end up feeling uncomfortable or hurt because of microaggressions. Intentional or unintentional, these actions can have a significant impact on our engagement and overall well-being. They usually come in the form of seemingly innocent comments by […]

Figuring out work-life balance

Figuring out work-life balance While work-life balance has always been important, since the COVID-19 pandemic, the human need to step away and recharge has increasingly become a topic of discussion. Many professionals at all levels have reported working even longer hours since moving to remote work arrangements—when the office and home become a single location, […]

Effective time management strategies for busy leaders

Effective time management strategies for busy leaders As a leader, your time isn’t just something you’re ‘selling’ to whatever company employs you in exchange for a wage. It’s an important asset you must divide carefully to make sure operations run smoothly, everyone on your team receives the support they need, and any individual tasks also […]

How to onboard employees virtually

How to onboard employees virtually In the past, a new employee would show up on their first day and get thrown into the mix. They might go through a few organized sit-downs with managers, financial controllers, or a department head to get them up to speed, but mostly, they would learn by watching. Onboarding digitally […]

How to nail your annual performance review

How to nail your annual performance review Performance management doesn’t start and end with annual performance reviews. Effective managers know that there needs to be a strong process in place that supports real-time feedback, one-on-ones, and a variety of engagement surveys to monitor performance. That is the only way to know the real value employees […]

Getting ahead in the talent recruiting game

Getting ahead in the talent recruiting game Due to the pandemic, seismic numbers of lower-level employees have been terminated and many of their positions have been eradicated. High-level employees – those critical to company benefits and growth – have filled the gaps with increased workloads and hours. The result: major burnout among top performers and […]

A new look at America’s pet project

A new look at America’s pet project In the United States, we cherish our pets. It’s reflected in the time we spend with them and the comforts, conveniences and care we provide them. According to the American Pet Products Association, expenditures on pets totaled $103.6 billion last year, up from $90.5 billion in 2018. That […]

Taking DEI initiatives to the next level

Taking DEI initiatives to the next level Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is important for human progress. Of course, it’s critical because of the inherent need for more equality, fairness, and representation. But diversity isn’t just a social good, it’s a must-have for businesses that want to stay competitive. The term DEI often conjures images […]

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