Strategies for managing performance reviews during a pandemic

Whether you still have the dreaded annual performance review or you’ve moved to ongoing performance management conversations — or you have some blend of the two — performance management during a global pandemic takes on some new dimensions. First: Do them, or skip them? Whether you have performance reviews regularly or annually, should you do […]

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Returning to work team strategies you need

It felt surreal when the world shut down in March, but it feels equally strange to be reopening and returning to work when there’s still so much uncertainty about the pandemic (particularly for our American readers, with escalating numbers in the US).  Now that outbreak numbers have slowed in Canada (and other countries), Canada’s provinces […]

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A coach approach to transitioning your team’s return to work

Using a coach approach with your team members can help them with communication, innovation, self-reliance, confidence, taking responsibility and even with their work relationships.  Our clients and regular readers of our blog are familiar with what it means to use a coach approach to leadership, but you may not have thought about how you can […]

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How strong are your work relationships?

Strong relationships are built on trust, respect and mutual support. The world’s best teams (whether in the arena or the boardroom) are built on those qualities. So how do you cultivate great work relationships? Team-building events will get you off to a good headstart but it’s really about how you approach everyday interactions. Here are […]