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Leaders - help your new employees get acclimated into the group.

As leaders we have so much going on that when we hire a new employees, we may not take the time to get that individual integrated into the group. This is a shame and may cause retention issues, a perception of the organization not caring about it employees, and/or the inability for the employee to […]

Updating Processes? Go Slowly!

Refining or updating processes don’t go well when the project is rushed or when the people tasked with doing the work are not the ones who use the process. When the project of updating processes fails, the company may give up and leaves things as they are – the status quo prevails.

Processes should be […]

“Spring Cleaning” in the Workplace

It’s that time of year – spring cleaning! We often associate spring cleaning as being related to the home, but don’t forget about the workplace!

What kind of spring cleaning might occur in your organization? Here are just a few things to consider:

Review current processes for opportunities to improve efficiencies in how the work […]

Addressing Challenges Managing Remote Workers

There are many challenges in managing remote workers. These include, but are certainly not limited to:

Checking in on progress on tasks and assignments Ensuring they feel a part of the team/organization as a whole Managing cultural differences (especially for global remote workforces) Managing performance Managing conflicts between remote workers Ensuring consistency in how work […]

Have a Business Problem?

Sounds like a change initiative!

When there is a business problem to be solved, launch a change initiative to solve it. For example, if a product is consistently shipped past the promised date, you need to dive into the “why.” Is the process flawed? Are employees lacking skills? Are silos in the organization creating the […]