Work Life in the Time of COVID

May 26, 2020 | Dale Harris

I am a single dad 50% of the time and a lonely absentee dad the other 50%. My 7 year old daughter is generally compliant, misses school, and wants to do her on-line homeschool assignments. My son is almost 5, and a mix of Tasmanian Devil and Great White Shark. He does not want to do anything that involves sitting for more than 7.8 seconds. Homeschooling him is like going to the DMV while being lit on fire from behind…Absolutely terrible and there is no escape!

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How to Keep Your Employees Accountable Without Micromanaging Them

May 4, 2020 | Krista Wischmann

 

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How to Manage Personal Demands and Distractions While Working From Home

April 27, 2020 | Sol Bukin
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Are Your Employees Experiencing Telepressure (The Urge to Check and Respond Immediately to Work Notifications)?

April 3, 2020 | Krista Wischmann

It’s no secret that technology has slowly invaded today’s work world. Technology has completely transformed the way we transfer information and create relationships with people that we work with. In light of everything going on in our world today, technology has become even more involved in the workforce as millions of people transition to working remotely. While technology has several benefits for organizations (we discussed a few in a recent blog post, which you can read about here), the constant access to work through technology also comes with some downfalls. Workplace Telepressure is a concept that has recently emerged and is important to be aware of because of potential negative consequences. Here are 3 things you need to know about Workplace Telepressure: 

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Five Tips to Successfully Manage Virtual Teams

March 25, 2020 | Sol Bukin
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Five Tips to Successfully Work From Home

March 24, 2020 | Krista Wischmann

With everyone’s world being significantly flipped upside down over the past few weeks, many of us will be transitioning to working remotely. This change has come unexpectedly and been implemented immediately. How we decide to approach this change can affect your own well-being as well as your coworkers and family members, so it’s important to start off on the right foot! Below are 5 tips to successfully work from home:

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Five Tips to Best Use Technology at Work

March 5, 2020 | Sol Bukin

In our last blog post, we discussed the pros and cons to technology at work. Since technology is a tool that can both help your employees complete their work and add extra stress to their jobs, it’s important to try to maximize the benefits of technology while minimizing the consequences.

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Three Pros & Cons to Technology at Work

February 25, 2020 | Sol Bukin

Are emails, virtual meetings, telecommuting, and online training helping or hurting your workforce? Do employees prefer these technological alternatives to face-to-face communication?

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Leading Through Influence: How to Empower and Influence Your Employees

August 29, 2019 | Vance Passaquindici and Jahnina Moss, M.S.

Leading Through Influence is a customized leadership training that Apex Performance Strategies developed to empower both leaders and individual contributors. This leadership training incorporates both Servant Leadership and the component of Influence. Managers who lead through influence strive to serve and empower their employees to become leaders themselves. Read on to learn more about the five strategic ways leaders influence and how it can benefit your organization. 

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Lessons in Leadership: 4 Tips to Motivate and Engage Employees

July 25, 2019 | Tanny Joyce, M.S. & Dale Harris, Ph.D.

Are your employees excited to come to work? Are they passionate about their jobs? Are they willing to go above and beyond to achieve outstanding results? If not, you may be facing an employee engagement gap, with team members who don’t feel motivated or connected to the organization or their jobs.

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