All Posts

Managing Employees as We Come Back Together

Aug. 12, 2021
Managers have a lot on their plates and hold multiple priorities. They are concerned about the well-being of their employees; they are tasked to achieve the objectives of their departments; and they are also employees with their own concerns and stresses.

Leadership Styles for Weathering Crisis

Dec. 7, 2020

For leaders, adapting and keeping up with changes isn’t a new challenge. However, the changes we’ve faced recently, especially with the challenges of COVID-19, the fight against racism, climate change, and economic uncertainty, require leaders to update their toolboxes. This article discusses five different leadership styles to prepare for and weather crisis situations.

Prevent Online Meeting Exhaustion and “Zoom Fatigue”

Nov. 17, 2020

With more people working remotely due to COVID-19, more meetings, trainings and networking events have shifted online. Staring at the multiple faces on the screen is similar to intensive multitasking, which takes our brain lots of energy, hence “Zoom fatigue.” This article provides 5 ways to combat virtual meeting overload.

How to Incorporate Breaks to Improve Your Workday

Sept. 1, 2020

Hitting the pause button during a hectic day can actually improve your efficiency and reduce your stress.  Here are a few break ideas that can actually improve your workday.

Coping with Anxiety Over Returning to Work

Aug. 20, 2020

This article provides tips from psychologists about how to manage anxiety when returning to work and public life. The first step is recognizing how anxiety shows up in your body physically and then practice ways to care for this normal nervous system response to such abnormal circumstances. Other tips include vocalizing what you can tolerate with friends, family members and co-workers.

Phases of a pandemic and how leaders can tailor the support of their staff through each phase

Aug. 4, 2020

Consider the implications for leadership if we think of the pandemic having three different phases; the shelter-in-place phase, the re-opening phase, and the post Covid-19 phase. This article offers suggestions for how leaders can shift their focus for each of these phases to best meet the potential needs of their staff.