How to Have More Effective Team Meetings

Meetings are a staple in the business world. However, not all meetings are particularly productive. Some happen purely out of habit, even if there isn’t something specific to discuss. Others are scheduled because there is a belief that something critical will get accomplished, regardless of whether there is a plan in place to drive success. As a result, many meetings aren’t a good use of time....

Back to School: How Employers Can Help

The beginning of the school year is right around the corner. For many working parents, this hectic time of year is already impacting their lives. Some may be striving to get their children ready for a return to the classroom. Others may be making arrangements to navigate a virtual or hybrid model. Regardless of the educational approach, back-to-school is typically a stressful time. If you want ...

Empowering Your Employees in 2021

If you want your employees to thrive in 2021, seizing opportunities to empower them is a must. When your workforce feels empowered, they are typically more productive and often produce higher-quality results. Additionally, they become increasingly self-assured and self-reliant, something that benefits workers as much as the company. If you are wondering how you can empower your employees in 202...

A Guide to Being an Effective Manager in a Remote Work Environment

Managing a remote team often comes with challenges that don’t inherently exist in a traditional workplace. Additionally, many managers have only limited experience with overseeing telecommuting employees, and most may have had to figure out with COVID-19 looming over them.  Thankfully, it is possible to effectively manage a remote work environment, even if the paradigm is entirely new to you...