June’s warmer weather, the increase in the amount of people who have been vaccinated, and ridiculously high levels of pandemic-fatigue, are causing people to start socializing again. After more than a year of quarantining, we humans are itching for social contact. Social contact is critical for more than just our mental health; it is important …Read More
Managing teams is always a balancing act: How do you get team members to work independently and cooperatively at the same time? How do you get team members to do what is in their own best interest while also doing what is in the team’s best interest?
The COVID-19 pandemic has added a few new wrinkles: …Read More
“Thinking outside the box” means to think creatively for a new solution to an old problem. It was a creative metaphor when it first emerged in common use in the late 1960s. Fifty years later, the expression has become a cliché.
When it comes to converting training for the online environment, webinars are quickly becoming the …Read More
One year ago, the world shut down. Or, it would have shut down had technology not come to the rescue. From Amazon to Zoom, web-enabled technology kept the world’s economy moving during the worst of the shelter-in-place orders. One area that came to a screeching halt for the first month or two after the orders …Read More
A new year brings with it the possibility for change and fresh starts. In 2020, we certainly experienced an entire year of change! “Normal” went away, replaced by the “new normal.” As vaccinations spread around the globe, many of us are hoping that the “new normal” is really just a “temporary normal” and that we …Read More