Is a Hybrid Workforce Here to Stay?

Office space with 2 workers

The short answer is yes for most companies in some form. We all know how difficult the last year has been. Rapid shifts in how and where we work was forced on all of us. We also learned that this brought opportunities on many levels. One is no commute time. On the other hand, it…

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Corporate America Is at a Crossroads

Country Dirt Road Intersection

Which side of history is your company going to be on? Flexibility or rigid structure? As leaders, we have ample evidence that remote working is achievable on a large scale over the last year. With COVID-19 forcing us all to shelter in place, that left no alternative but to work from home. That, for the…

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Summer Brain – How to Shake It Off

Sunset on the Beach

Unofficially, when we pass the Labor Day holiday, summer is in the rear-view mirror and fall is ahead. During these COVID-19 times, the workload seems to only get bigger and the days longer. Yet, our attitude shifts a little during summer. We are outdoors more enjoying the weather, vacations/stay-vacations happen, if you have kids, they’re…

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What to Do When Your Boss Rejects Your Ideas

Boss Reject Ideas

Ever have a boss who says they want new ideas and then isn’t open to them? This can be frustrating, and in some cases, defeating. What to do when your boss rejects your ideas can actually be a chance to improve your communications style and preparation. Try these suggestions for preparing and presenting business ideas…

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Reasons Great Leaders Rise Early

Great Leaders Rise Early

Being successful takes a lot of dedication, determination, and preparation. You also must plan, be proactive, and set goals that you’re willing to work hard for. “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” Aristotle Great leaders are known to have a schedule they follow carefully.…

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Use This Technique to Accomplish More

Technique to Accomplish More

We all have busy days, with lots of interruptions, and distractions. How would you like to get a lot done and still feel refreshed when it’s time to go home? Many time management techniques have been developed over the years. Some are more effective than others. Here is a simple technique you can use to…

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Does Busy Work Help Your Productivity?

Busy Work Productivity

No. Busy work does not help your productivity. In reality, busy work prevents us from being productive. We are all guilty of finding ways to avoid doing a project or task we are not excited about doing. Busy work is a form of procrastination. Pushing that important project down to the wire. Cleaning behind the…

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