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Mastering the Art of Managing Remote Employees

Mastering the Art of Managing Remote Employees

Let’s face it, making the mental leap to managing remote employees can be one of the biggest challenges you’ll face as you consider implementing a telework policy. Most leaders, especially Baby Boomers, are accustomed to managing based on what I call “butts in seats”...

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Considering Telework? Here’s What You Need to Know

Considering Telework? Here’s What You Need to Know

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on businesses across the nation, many businesses are considering telework as an option for keeping employees safe and healthy. But, for many business leaders, this is uncharted territory and navigating the complexities of...

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COVID-19 Liability Waivers – Avoid the Temptation

COVID-19 Liability Waivers – Avoid the Temptation

As employers are reopening, they are contemplating policies to protect their employees, customers and business. One serious question many businesses are asking is “Should I ask all employees to sign a liability waiver in the event they contract COVID-19 in the...

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OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for Employers

OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for Employers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued new enforcement guidelines for businesses attempting to reopen safely and provide for employee and customer safety in this era of COVID-19. OSHA’s guidance includes recommendations for investigating...

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Return to Work Protocols Post COVID-19 Closure

Return to Work Protocols Post COVID-19 Closure

Returning Employees to work What if an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19? As businesses begin to reopen, there are many questions and concerns about how to do that safely. Here are some best practice guidelines to manage both the needs of your employees and your...

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Covid-19 HR Strategy

Covid-19 HR Strategy

ANNOUNCING THE COVID-19 HR STRATEGY HOTLINE As you are aware, the Coronavirus has taken the US and the world by storm. The world is currently in a global pandemic and the behavior changes required to stop the spread of the virus are beginning to affect every aspect of...

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It’s Not Halloween, but have you Been Ghosted Yet?

It’s Not Halloween, but have you Been Ghosted Yet?

As the economy heats up and the job market tightens a new phenomenon is emerging in the workplace – “ghosting” and it’s not only making life miserable for hiring managers, it’s changing how they select, hire and onboard new employees. So, what is ghosting? Ghosting is...

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This Gives NEW Meaning to Walking the Talk

This Gives NEW Meaning to Walking the Talk

If you know me at all, you know I have 2 rules of leadership: Treat people the way you want to be treated Do the RIGHT thing This week, a young man, the police and the owner of Bellhops all demonstrated through their actions what it actually means to live these...

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Two Simple Rules for Effective, Servant Leadership

Two Simple Rules for Effective, Servant Leadership

So, do you treat employees the way THEY want to be treated or the way YOU want to be treated? It seems implausible that there would be a debate, but it’s a real issue many people and organizations are struggling to answer. To create an engaging organizational culture...

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6 Ways to Help Employees Find Purpose

6 Ways to Help Employees Find Purpose

  It’s true – we all need to work, but employees are looking for more than a paycheck. Employees are looking for meaning and purpose in both their personal and professional lives and if you want them to be inspired, engaged and committed to your organization and...

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Employees Need More than a Paycheck

Employees Need More than a Paycheck

This week is a celebration of the most important events in world history – the ultimate sacrifice of the true Servant Leader on behalf of His people. If you’re a Christian, you recognize the importance of Jesus’ leadership and sacrifice to, literally, save a fallen...

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Winning the Battle and Losing the War

Winning the Battle and Losing the War

Ever hear the old adage, “You can win the battle and lose the war”? Leaders have to be careful to choose their battles wisely and avoid getting things done through Positional Power. Positional power is defined as the power associated with one’s title or position and...

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Avoiding Tragedies like Florida and #MeToo through Purpose

Avoiding Tragedies like Florida and #MeToo through Purpose

With the seemingly almost weekly tragedies of workplace/school shootings, workplace violence, harassment, discrimination, etc. reported in the news, everyone is looking for answers. Yet, as we grapple with today’s most serious problems, few answers seem readily...

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“Love” Your Employees Enough to Help Them Succeed

“Love” Your Employees Enough to Help Them Succeed

One of the hardest things for any leader to do is address performance or behavior issues with an employee. The most common excuse I hear is, “I don’t want to be mean” or said in a different way, “I think it’s just a rough spot and it’ll work itself out.” But what few...

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Why You Didn’t get the Job

Why You Didn’t get the Job

Recently, I was involved with several interviews for a leadership position at one of my client’s businesses. As is customary, we set up interviews with 3-4 candidates who, at least on paper, were well qualified for the job. Our interview committee was well prepared,...

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The Simplicity of Finding Purpose in Your Life and Career

The Simplicity of Finding Purpose in Your Life and Career

Last week I attended Billy Ray (Bill) Jones' funeral. Bill was the father of one of my dearest friends and although I never met him personally, after listening to his eulogy, I felt I knew him. And what a beautiful, purposeful life he lived. What was his secret? He...

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