workplace conflict

Is destructive workplace conflict affecting your team?

Every workplace has conflict, every group, every family unit. Conflict is unavoidable wherever there are human relationships. While we often view conflict as a bad thing, there are actually two types of conflict. It can be either unproductive or productive. Today we’re going to focus on the unproductive kind, and discuss what to do about […]

difficult conversations remotely

How to have difficult conversations remotely with your team

As leaders, we encounter all kinds of situations where we need to have difficult conversations with team members. It’s not easy at the best of times, but it’s even harder to have difficult conversations remotely.  With more people than ever working from home thanks to the worldwide pandemic, many leaders are trying to figure out […]

employee anxiety

How to gauge your employee anxiety about returning to work

Returning to work after months at home is unsettling for almost everyone, but how do you evaluate employee anxiety? It’s important for us, as leaders, to figure out who is okay (yay, I get to leave the kids home with their Dad!), who is a bit apprehensive (are we going to be properly socially distanced […]

avoid burnout

How leaders find support through a crisis and avoid burnout

Leading through the COVID-19 crisis has pushed many of us in ways we could never have anticipated when we first welcomed 2020.  From keeping frontline workers safe or coping with staffing challenges to transitioning to working remotely, leaders have had a lot to figure out during this global crisis – all while keeping revenue on […]