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Build resiliency

To build resiliency in your employees, create a shared vision and a sense of purpose

Today is strategy #17 in our series on specific actions leaders can take to build…

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work from home

Want to work from home permanently? Think about how it will affect your career

Regular readers know that I am a great supporter of flexibility in the work environment,…

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compassion in the workplace

Go beyond empathy; compassion in the workplace is what really matters!

Alexandra Chisholm is a physical therapist, specializing in the care of complex burn survivors. She…

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introverts

Introverts are ready to get back to in-person too!

If you had staff who were working virtually during the coronavirus pandemic, then you no doubt have heard the case for why so many of them want to continue to work from home, even if it’s just periodically.  The common

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A lesson in collaboration from hermit crabs

I originally penned this post approximately two years ago … but a recent conversation about “collaboration” with a client leader suggested that it is worth a re-read. Collaboration is an important component of inspired and energized workplaces.  And as a

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self-serving bias

Watch for the negative impact of self-serving bias in decision-making

The self-serving bias is a concept that has been extensively studied in social psychology.  Essentially, it is people’s tendency to attribute positive events to their own character but attribute negative events to external factors. It’s a common type of cognitive

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mental resilience

Mental resilience comes when you create a psychologically safe environment

Can you believe we’re up to Strategy #14 in our ongoing series on helping your people build their physical and mental resilience?  In previous tips in this series, I’ve talked about different aspects of resilience, and today I want to

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emotional resilience

Not every crisis needs to be drama, model emotional resilience for your people

Today I’m back with another tip in our series on how to build greater emotional resilience in your people.  And the strategy is to show them that crises are normal and routine. Show them that crises are normal and routine

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difficult decision

Have you ever struggled to make a difficult decision ?

A few days ago, I was having a one-on-one discussion with a leader who is facing a difficult decision about whether or not to terminate their relationship with a vendor who is not delivering what is expected, both in terms

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