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How to Manage Remote Employees in The New Norm

For some, working away from the office is a new and disorientating phenomenon.  Thrust suddenly into a home work environment can seem as distracting as toiling in front of a giant movie screen looping Tiger King all day!  Between kids fighting, dog walking, isolation, and worries about the shutdown, your employees may find it all hard to manage.   Last month’s blog, Munchkin Survival …

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Hitting the Reset Button: Changes in Strategy with your Biggest Asset – People!

As governments figure out how to get people safely back to work, now is the perfect time for idled business owners to hit the reset button and begin considering their re-start strategies!  Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of your pre-and post-COVID workforce will help you discover how changes in strategy and staffing could result in a leaner, more adaptable organization.  Following are …

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Munchkin Survival Guide: Tips to Get Work Done at Home

Humor is magical and can lighten even the toughest times.  Like trying to work at home with bickering kids!  When one poster in a community forum asked, “For those working from home, tell me something your kid(s) did today, but refer to them as co-workers,” she got some hilarious responses: “My co-workers fought over a Lego box.  Then they chased each other around …

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Inspiring Acts of Kindness in Uncertain Times

From the Great Depression to 9/11, Americans have united to overcome the nation’s challenges.   Ours is a country of generosity, creativity, and innovation, and it is often in stressful times that these traits epitomize our best version of America.  It seems every age must confront its calamity.  How people respond from each generation is noteworthy, and shared examples give us great hope …