The future of work is here and connection is priority #1

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Remote work is here to stay and demand is expected to grow for even more flexibility in the future, trend watchers say. Cross-pollinating connection, engagement and resilience will help your organization thrive as the nature of work evolves. Rethinking assumptions about work and learning The disruption caused by the COVID-19 …

2021: We intend to make a difference

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Setting an intent for your work and life can provide both a compass and a filter. When we set intentions, we build on the accomplishments, lessons, support and circumstances that got us here; these experiences made us ready to resolve to move forward. We can acknowledge mentors, collaborators, partners and, …

Where will virtual work go next? WFH trends for 2021

Oliver Maynard-Langedijk Change Management, COVID-19, Goal Achievement, Leadership Development, Mentoring, News, Pollinate Insights, Sales Effectiveness Leave a Comment

Some of the common pain points that teams experience with virtual work are reminiscent of college or university experiences with group projects when someone essentially ghosts the team: they hardly communicate and only drop in on the project at the end to get the grade. Without that person’s contribution and …

Unconscious Bias in the Workplace: Managing Differences Through Mentoring

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A powerful part of the mentoring process is learning with – and from – someone with a different life story than yours.  Even when we try to be sensitive, differences can get in the way. Here’s what you need to know to understand – and overcome – unconscious bias: Understanding …

5 Steps to Adapt & Focus on What Matters Most in the “New Normal”

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Across the globe, communities have been coming to terms with what it means to be in quarantine. We’ve been grappling with distancing ourselves from friends and family, working remotely (or not working at all), and only leaving the house if absolutely necessary. The virus struck, and it struck hard – …