Workplace Culture

How to Help Your Team Be More Productive While Working From Home

A lesser-known (but very powerful) holiday that comes around each year on June 20th is World Productivity Day. Being productive (and continuing to stay productive) is something that many people struggle with whether it be in their personal lives or while working. With countless people having to switch over to working from home in recent…

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Tips on How to Hold an Effective Virtual Meeting

Considering that thousands of people around the globe have been working from home the past few months, it’s safe to say that many of us have participated in a virtual meeting or two. Virtual meetings are a great way to stay connected to your employees and coworkers, especially throughout these uncertain times. We are all…

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Ways You Can Build Resilience in Your Company

Though it’s easy to become stressed out during difficult situations, it’s extremely important to build resilience in your company during trying times. Resilience, as defined in the dictionary, is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. Though we are currently facing unknown circumstances, we’ll get through this with more strength and with a tighter…

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Six Things Great Leaders Do To Help Their Employees Succeed

Employee success is intrinsically tied to the success of the leader. A leader can’t truly succeed if their employees are not succeeding, and vice versa. It is always useful to work on personal career development and to build leadership skills, but a great leader also spends a significant portion of their time helping their employees…

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Employee Demands are Changing – Is Your Leadership Ready?

Fifty years ago, the main thing that employees expected from a job was a paycheck. People were told that they should get the best paying job they could, and that was that. But times have changed. The modern employee realizes that a job with better pay isn’t always the job that’s best for the individual.…

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The Importance of Connecting with Your Employees

Not everyone has to be best friends at your workplace, but the better people get along with each other, and – perhaps even more importantly – the more people respect each other, the better your office will function. Employee satisfaction is a multi-faceted beast. It involves satisfaction from the work itself, satisfaction from the effect…

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Simple Ways to Increase Employee Productivity in the Workplace

There are plenty of things that you can do as a manager to get more out of your employees, but many of those options can end up being demotivating and ultimately counterproductive. For example, being more available to your team could help foster productivity, but if “leadership” crosses over to “micromanagement,” that’s going to destroy…

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