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“Doing time, that’s what going into the office to work feels to me.” “Like…jail?” “Like I’m selling my freedom for … Continue reading Employees Forced to Return to the Office Quit–In Droves
Employees have changed how they’re working—as wise employers race to catch up. Here’s what’s new: Workday dead zone Managers and … Continue reading Workday Dead Zone & The Triple Peak Workday
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Question: We have lousy morale at our company. Our senior leaders like to say the problem started during the pandemic, … Continue reading Low Morale? Employees Lost Heart & Disengaged? Here’s How to Fix That with Team Building That Goes Beyond Rah-Rah to Real.
Employees care deeply about abortion; gun control; immigration; the uptick in crime; the homeless situation in Anchorage, climate change, and … Continue reading Political Discussions in the Workplace: Strategies for Handling What’s Coming
We’ve completed the Managing for Accountability App through Praxie. I’m inviting blog readers to request the 15 free apps. Praxie … Continue reading Special Free Access to the Managing for Accountability App
“It’s not the difficult conversations that bite you the hardest,” I told the manager. “It’s the ones you put off … Continue reading Delivering Bad News to Those Who Deserve It
Noncompete Blues Question: I was so stoked when the premier firm in my area of professional services hired me that … Continue reading Noncompete Agreements: I signed one; can I break it?
Question: I’m up against a brick wall. As the HR manager, I report to the COO of our company. Like … Continue reading When Leaders & Managers Don’t Believe They Need to Change Their Ways—How You Can Get Through to Them