Mentoring best practices for the virtual workplace

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Mentoring is among the most powerful and effective ways to circulate knowledge throughout an organization. Bringing the right people together at the right time produces myriad benefits, from building both general and specialist knowledge to honing leadership, decision-making and critical thinking skills through conversation and taking action. Mentoring is more important than ever in today’s coronavirus-induced remote-working reality, as social …

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 – taking us into the riptide without the promise of surfacing …

7 Ways to Pollinate Agility & Effectiveness

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Is virtual teamwork getting you down? Are you struggling with motivation? A better understanding of your virtual collaboration style can increase your effectiveness. Take Pollinate’s Knowledge Transfer Index (KTI) assessment (free of charge for individuals through April and May) to get actionable insights into your unique collaboration preferences. Need an energy boost? Juice co-founder Brady Wilson recommends starting every meeting …

In for the Long Haul: Can a Sprinter Become a Marathon Runner?

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We’re in for the long haul to restore all-round health, folks. The coronavirus pandemic isn’t a sprint anymore but a marathon. Can a sprinter become a marathon runner? Can a marathoner excel at bouts of sprinting? In the total realm of possibility – sure. In an adrenaline-fuelled environment, no doubt sprinters can run a long way, and marathoners can burst …

Resources for Resilience and a Return to Effectiveness

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In a crisis, priorities shift day-to-day. With organizations worldwide grappling with plunging productivity due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this is a time to simplify and aim for a balance between focus and flexibility. Pollinate presents this roundup of resources and ideas to help you navigate in the face of lightning-speed change: Pollinate CEO Christy Pettit discusses the value of patience …