Adaptability in the Workplace

Christy Pettit Adaptability in the Workplace, Assessments, Change Management, Employee Engagement, Measurement, Mentoring, News, Pollinate Insights Leave a Comment

Cross-pollinate talents and personalities for an adaptable workplace Work and workspaces are certainly interesting “places” these days. My network connections and the mentors and mentees I am speaking with tell me of mass resignations and small rebellions at work – some large departments losing 30% of their workforce; people pushing …

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 …

How to cross-pollinate workplace culture in a virtual environment

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The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the workplace upside down. Many people who did their work in offices have been forced to adapt to a completely different environment, which usually means they now work from home or some other remote location. Traditional workplace culture and workplace collaboration have been disrupted, and …

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 …

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, …