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Category: building relationships

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, specifically when organizations and their leaders make it possible for employees to work from home, at least occasionally.  This kind of flexibility builds morale and

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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 has a special interest and education in pain management, and is, in her words, passionate about the Science and Art of alleviating pain and suffering. 

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leading a hybrid team

Leading a hybrid team? Find ways to build team spirit

In today’s post, I have another video tip on leading a hybrid team.  Back in Strategy #7 and Strategy #9, I talked about the importance of holding weekly virtual team meetings.  If you think about your team meeting as being

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acknowledge

Who are you ignoring? (or why it’s so important to acknowledge others)

A brief chance encounter in an Indian movie theatre illustrates a fundamental principle of leadership that separates exceptional leaders from everyone else. Don’t let its simplicity fool you; it’s more powerful than you may realize!

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long-distance leader

If you’re a long-distance leader, you have to learn to trust

Back in Strategy #6, I talked about the importance of shifting your focus from effort to outcomes if you want to be an exceptional long-distance leader.  Today, in Strategy #16 in our series on leading hybrid and virtual teams, I

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leading a remote team

Leading a remote team becomes easier when you deliberately build personal relationships

Today’s video episode marks Strategy #15 in our series on leading a remote team.  Today’s tip is to deliberately get to know your employees at a personal level. Deliberately get to know your employees at a personal level Let me

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