Focus on Results, Not Process, for Hybrid Work Success

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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 …

Mentorship definitions, benefits and best practices

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A strong mentorship program is critical to the success of any organization, especially in challenging times. Research shows that mentorship programs contribute directly to effective knowledge, talent and culture strategies, with a return on investment that exceeded 1,000% in one U.S. study. “Mentoring increases knowledge sharing, and promotes feelings of …

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 …

Cannexus 21, The Benefits of Mentoring for Career Development

Cannexus21: Career Development for Public Good

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Pollinate CEO Christy Pettit presents The Benefits of Mentoring for Career Development at Cannexus 21, Canada’s largest national career development conference. Christy’s on-demand session will be released for Cannexus participants Wed., Feb. 3 at 1:45 EST. Get mentorship best practices, research insights and strategies to measure ROI Mentorship programs build …

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 …

Using “Yes, and” to confront reality and calibrate for the future

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In these challenging pandemic times, we need a new vision, a new way to create our success, and the motivation to overcome the many challenges on the path forward. “Yes, and” is a fundamental improv exercise that teaches us how to assimilate new information and contribute to the scene. First …