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Category: workplace culture

comfort zone

What will it take to step outside your comfort zone (or bungee jump naked)?

I often blog about the importance of stepping outside your comfort zone, of taking calculated risks.  In this post last year – Does risk-taking scare you? – I wrote about the farmer who was asked whether he planted wheat for

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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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hybrid leadership

Don’t fall into this common hybrid leadership trap!

In today’s blog post, I have another tip in our ongoing video series about hybrid leadership.  Today’s strategy is to give equal “air time” to your virtual and onsite employees.  In other words, don’t fall into the common hybrid leadership

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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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It is essential for virtual or hybrid teams to set standards for response times

With today’s blog post, we are now up to Strategy #12 in our ongoing video series on leading virtual or hybrid teams.  Today’s tip is to set standards for response times to emails and voice mails. Set standards for response

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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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