July 2020

5 Steps That Each Of Us Can Take To Proactively Help Heal Our Country

By |2020-08-02T12:20:28-04:00July 23rd, 2020|

5 Steps That Each Of Us Can Take To Proactively Help Heal Our Country “The way you treat people who are different from you sets the tone at home, at work — everywhere.” As part of our series about ‘5 Steps That Each Of Us Can Take To Proactively Help Heal Our Country’, I had the pleasure of interviewing Chuck Mollor. Chuck Mollor is the founder, CEO, and executive coach at MCG Partners and author of the book, The Rise of The Agile Leader: Can You Make the Shift? MCG Partners specializes in leadership and talent optimization, aligning business [...]

May 2020

Leading in Difficult Times

By |2020-08-02T12:11:52-04:00May 15th, 2020|

Leading in Difficult TimesWhether your company is going through a business transformation or a major crisis, leaders need to lead. You often don't see the change coming and may not be prepared. But when a crisis occurs, it's time to unify your team and do what you can to help those around you with the difficult and important decisions that must be made. What are the steps leaders take during a crisis to pivot focus, create a successful mindset, establish clear communication, and step up?When there is a crisis, how can you become a more agile leader, team, and organization?Here [...]

Why the Authoritarian Leadership Style Won’t Survive 2020

By |2020-05-17T12:58:39-04:00May 8th, 2020|

Why the Authoritarian Leadership Style Won’t Survive 2020 The ‘command-and-control’ leadership style needs to die -- but do we always recognize what it looks like? As we plunge into the new now, the post-pandemic market, it’s more important than ever for leaders to understand the difference between being authoritative and authoritarian. It’s hard to believe that in 2019, we were still reading stories about companies with toxic work cultures. They were still out there, but did they survive this disruption? Workforce engagement and communications are more critical than ever. In many cases, when stories of work culture horror stories [...]

Addressing a Layoff

By |2020-05-17T12:56:14-04:00May 1st, 2020|

Addressing a Layoff One day we were comfortably driving on an open road with the warmth of the sun on our faces, and then wham, it all came to a crashing halt. The impact of the pandemic has put us in the position to make incredibly difficult decisions. As companies look at how to survive this crisis and come out on the other end, nobody wants to let go of their employees. However, it may be necessary. Restructuring a team and communicating that news to the affected employee and the "survivors" is the hardest thing you will ever do [...]

April 2020

Managing a Remote Workforce

By |2020-05-17T12:55:42-04:00April 24th, 2020|

Managing a Remote Workforce There are more remote teams today than ever before and the shift to remote work is having a positive impact. In the last 10 years remote workforce has grown 149%, and 85% of businesses confirm that productivity has increased in their company due to greater flexibility. Additionally, 90% of employees say allowing for more flexible work arrangements and schedules would increase morale, while 77% say allowing employees to work remotely may lead to lower operating costs.[1] The definition of a remote worker and/or team continues to change and evolve, as do the conditions that necessitate it. [...]

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