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become more resilient

Your employees will become more resilient if you do what you can to reduce uncertainty

In our current video series, I’ve been sharing strategies on how to help your employees become more resilient.  Today is Strategy #4, and the tip is to share as much information as you can to reduce uncertainty. Reduce uncertainty by

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workplace resiliency

Workplace resiliency goes up when you let your employees make decisions

In my last video post on workplace resiliency, I told you about the importance of helping your people feel like they’re in control, and I gave you the simple, yet powerful, strategy of finding ways for them to take action. 

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build resiliency

To build resiliency in your employees, let them take action

Today’s post is episode number two in our new series on tools to build resiliency in your employees. In our last episode, I gave you the metaphor of helping your employees become more rubber balls and less raw eggs. Today

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resiliency

What is resiliency? Think rubber ball, not raw egg!

And still it keeps coming!   Back in March 2020, most of us had no idea that the coronavirus pandemic would go on and on.  No matter what you expected, I suspect that it’s been longer than what you thought.  Which

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Pain serves a purpose

Congenital analgesia is a rare condition in which a person cannot feel physical pain.  While at first glance one may think that this might be a good thing, very quickly you’d realize otherwise.  Pain is the body’s way of letting

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moving forward

What bungee cords are preventing you from moving forward?

Last April, here on the blog I asked the question: What’s stopping you from moving forward?  And to answer it, I used the metaphor of paddling a kayak.  Today, I have another metaphor to address the same question. Imagine a

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