How to Build Trust with New Hires of Your Remote Team

With the shift to remote working comes a lot of technological challenges. For example, virtual meetings are now integral to the way we collaborate with colleagues and clients alike. To a growing number of employers, the benefits of remote working — including increased productivity and greater convenience for employees — are becoming ever clearer. But there[…]

To Tackle Boring Tasks, Direct Your Attention Elsewhere

There’s no escaping boring tasks. While you may do your best to fill your schedule with engaging activities, the reality is that we all have menial, yet critical, assignments at work. So how can you power through them? Research suggests one strategy is to pair the boring item on your to-do list with another activity[…]

How to Be Professional (Even in Slippers)

Working from home has made us rethink what it means to be professional. Like feeling comfortable swapping that work suit for a sweat suit.  But professionalism has always been about more than a dress code. It’s performing to your best, inspiring others, and feeling good about yourself.  Let’s explore ways to act and feel like[…]

Tips for Working From Home

The outbreak of the coronavirus has most people working from home. If you’re new to working remotely, these tips from a home-office pro can help you stay productive and maintain balance.   The global spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, is keeping people at home. Major conferences, including Mobile World Congress and Google I/O have been canceled to decrease[…]

Mindfulness Techniques to Make You a Better Leader

Stop to take a mindful breath. Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions.   That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of “Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace” and director[…]

Working With Others Can Help Bring Out Your Best

We tend to celebrate the legends of the lone inventors who create breakthrough ideas through their own tenacity and innovative thinking. But the lone inventor myth is—well—a myth.   The truth is that whether achievements are big or small, they are rarely accomplished alone. This is a good thing because working with others makes us[…]