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Why “Why?” is What Your People Really Want to Know

Companies across America are undergoing structural and strategic upheaval.  From deciding whether it is wise to mandate vaccines or rolling out distributive workforce plans, business leaders have a lot of ‘splainin’ to do!  And it’s hard.  Today, many of our decisions hinge on changing variables, some we cannot predict, like viral spread, employees quitting, or the unavailability of computer equipment …

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Four Signs That Your Health Could Be Impacting Your Job

The pandemic’s good news is we have learned a lot about how to keep ourselves healthy.  The bad news is we are not doing a very good job at it!    Over the past year, dodging the virus was the only priority for most of us.   As a result, many of us became too stressed, tired, and overwhelmed to eat healthily or exercise …

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How to Retain Employees in the “New Norm.”

A small medical equipment manufacturer had a great deal riding on the completion of their next-gen medical device.  Engineers, technicians, and marketers were stressed and exhausted from setbacks and long hours.  Yet, no one dropped offline or stopped showing up for work.  Why?  Because this company had worked hard to develop a culture that resembled a family more than a workplace.  Management recognized and responded …

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Stop, Think, and Plan Before Mandating a Coronavirus Vaccine!

Finally – the long-awaited fix for the devastating COVID-19 is here!  Businesses large and small are breathing a collective sigh of relief with the hope that when all their employees are inoculated, everyone can get back to congregating and collaborating in person.   You might be writing that company-wide memo even now, telling people how, when, and where to get …