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How to boost engagement in a hybrid workplace

A couple of weeks ago, Sarah Dobson, editor of the Canadian HR Reporter, reached out to me for an article she was writing about how employers can boost employee engagement in a hybrid workplace. I was thrilled to contribute. Read

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If you are a leader, you are a role model (even if you don’t realize or want it)

No one is flying that much any more, including me, but last month I had reason to get on a plane.  I observed a stellar example of leadership on board that I want to share with everyone.  Regular readers of

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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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Four principles for creating an effective hybrid workplace culture

With a vaccine at long last on the horizon, it seems that the worst of the pandemic may be behind us. But even though we may be on the other side of the crisis, COVID-19 has, perhaps forever, changed the

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A lesson in collaboration from hermit crabs

Collaboration is an important component of inspired and energized workplaces.  And as a leader, it is your responsibility to create a climate that fosters collaboration between team members.  As regular readers of the blog know, I am often drawn to

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Strengthen social bonds at work by using music

Back in July, music therapist and my professional colleague Jennifer Buchanan guested on the blog with a post on boosting productivity at the office by using music.  Because this is an area that not many people are knowledgeable about, I

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