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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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resiliency at work

Resiliency at work starts with a culture of openness

Today is Tip #12 in our continuing series on building resiliency at work.  The strategy is to deliberately create a culture of openness. Deliberately create a culture of openness If you are serious about building resiliency at work, then it

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facilitator

The leader as a facilitator – are you a lifeboat or a lighthouse?

As a manager, your job is to get things done.  But as a leader, your mission now becomes to get things done through other people.  And many times, what that really means is that you have to be a facilitator

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compassionate workplace

Here’s how you can create a compassionate workplace

If you’ve heard me speak in recent years, you’ve heard me say that being compassionate is one of the most important skills that leaders need today.  Certainly, living through the coronavirus pandemic has contributed to this, but our demographics have

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become resilient

To help your people become resilient, encourage human connection

Today’s post is another tip in our ongoing video series on how to help your employees become resilient.  Back in Strategy #9, I shared the six competencies that lead to greater emotional and mental resiliency.  Today, I want to delve

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thinking ahead

Thinking ahead in sidewalk construction … and in leadership

A few days ago, I watched a couple of workers put down a sidewalk just outside my office window.  They poured in concrete, and carefully leveled the surface until it was perfectly smooth.  And then, much to my surprise, they

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teamwork

Teamwork: Lessons from the Meerkat

This article on teamwork was previously published on May 23, 2019 and has been updated When you think of teamwork, the last thing you probably think about is meerkats, those strange little denizens of the Kalahari Desert. By rights these

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