solving problems

The key benefits to solving problems, now

Do you feel like you’re constantly solving problems?  For some folks, it’s as though they get one thing sorted and another pops up – or maybe the same kind of problem recurs.  Bill Murray fans might call it a Groundhog Day situation, which sounds cuter than it feels, but the more technical term is being […]

resilience-productivity

Build resilience alongside productivity as teams return to work

As many of us return to work, so much still seems strange and uncertain. How do we, as leaders, help our team members get things done? This isn’t an either-or situation. Teams can be resilient and productive, but a focus on resilience-building will help everyone to be able to come back from this whole COVID-19 […]

being productive

What does being productive mean right now?

Most of us around the world are staying home right now, trying to minimize the coronavirus pandemic. Some of us are still working or have transitioned to working from home, some have been laid off and some are working on the frontlines. And everywhere on social media and internet sites, we’re barraged with social media […]

engaging zoom meeting

How to start an engaging Zoom meeting

Capturing the attention of an audience has been the work of storytellers, writers, and orators forever and a day. Narrative hooks can range from dramatic to hilarious stories, startling stats or relatable secrets. Songwriters and musicians use music hooks — memorable lyrics or melodies — to catch the ear of the listener.  Why? If you […]