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empathy

How to display true empathy in the workplace

Empathy is a workplace skill worth pursuing.  People who are empathetic have higher-quality working relationships with their colleagues, their staff, their clients and their superiors. But because empathy relies on a lot of non-verbal cues, our current world of remote

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virtual or hybrid teams

Jointly develop team norms and standards for your virtual or hybrid teams

In my last strategy on Leading virtual or hybrid teams, I started explaining how to conduct a kick-off meeting to get your team’s buy-in to your desired workplace culture. I told you about how to create a word cloud as

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Improve long-distance leadership by conducting a visioning exercise with your team

Today is Strategy #2 in our video series on Leading hybrid and virtual teams.  In our first strategy in this new video series, I explained that when it comes to long-distance leadership, one of the most important things you should

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Does risk-taking scare you?

I was recently having a discussion with a client about risk-taking, and I was reminded of an old Indian folklore story my mom told me many years ago.  It was about a farmer who was asked whether he planted wheat

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workplace courage

Manifesting ‘workplace courage’, an important but underrated skill

A recent situation prompted today’s blog post about workplace courage. “There is no hand sanitizer anywhere on the floor,” said an exasperated Sally on her first day on shift. “There hasn’t been any for three days,” responded one of her

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hybrid team

Be deliberate about creating a workplace culture for your virtual or hybrid team

Last week I promised that I would create a brand-new video tip series for 2021 on Leading hybrid and virtual teams.  Well today I’m excited to share the first strategy, and this one is all-encompassing when it comes to leading

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