Focus on Results, Not Process, for Hybrid Work Success

Cindy Collins Ecosystems, Leadership Development, Learning Transfer, Mentoring, News, Pollinate Insights, Team Leave a Comment

With the COVID-19 pandemic entering a fourth wave and the future uncertain, people want certainty more than ever. Believe me when I say that’s definitely true in business environments. I mentioned in a previous Pollinate article that process-driven environments are becoming obsolete in a world that is adjusting to hybrid …

The secret to high-performance teams in a post-pandemic world

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Agile teams with the right mix of members are the key to productivity and exceptional employee experiences One year after the COVID pandemic disrupted our lives, organizations everywhere continue to struggle to find new, effective ways of getting work done. CEOs worry about fragmented teams, slipping productivity, eroding culture and …

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 …

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 Tips to Facilitate a Virtual Meeting Like a Boss

Oliver Maynard-Langedijk COVID-19, Employee Engagement, Goal Achievement, Leadership Development, News, Pollinate Insights, Supervisory Effectiveness Leave a Comment

Like everyone in the COVID-era, you’ve likely joined a virtual meeting (on Zoom or otherwise) that was well-facilitated, ran smoothly, and made you feel like you learned something afterwards. You’ve probably also joined a virtual meeting that felt long-winded, dry and awkward. So why do some make you feel drained …

Women For Nature Leading With Confidence Webinar

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To support young women in taking on leadership roles in Canada’s nature and conservancy ecosystem, Nature Canada’s Women for Nature initiative hosted a Leading with Confidence webinar June 18 as part of its mentoring program in partnership with Pollinate Networks Inc. The webinar featured insights from guest panelists Meg Beckel, …

Networking for Success: 8 Strategies for Women in Leadership

Stacey Curry Gunn Goal Achievement, Leadership Development, Mentoring, News Leave a Comment

Networking is a critical leadership skill, but it can feel daunting to put yourself out there to make the most of the opportunities that exist.  To support young women in taking on leadership roles in Canada’s nature and conservancy ecosystem, Nature Canada’s Women for Nature initiative hosted a Networking for …