Tracking the Trend: Is the Coronavirus a Tipping Point for Virtual Work?

As we face the potential of quarantine caused by the COVID-19 virus, many are being forced into quarantine. Amazon, Microsoft, and Expedia are asking employees to work from home. Harvard and University of Washington are only holding classes online. My grandson’s first grade class in Bothell, Washington has also gone to online classes for two weeks. Could we be seeing a linear trend toward the virtual workplace? Read More

Overcoming 10 Challenges When Working from Home

With the Coronavirus Pandemic shutdown, many are suddenly working remotely, creating a virtual office for the first time. That creates problems for both management and staff. In this post, we discuss the ten challenges to overcome working remotely. Read More

What will Your Team Remember?

Today we remember the 9/11 attacks that left thousands dead and wreaked havoc throughout the nation. We would never be the same. But what do we remember today? Do we remember the damage or do we remember how people responded? In times of trauma, there is an unmatched potential to change lives. As leaders at… Read More

Thinking Bigger and Reaching Higher in Human Resources

There is an untapped resource in every organization that could be the key to disruptive success. It is often overlooked, dismissed and even rejected as lacking any strategy or potential. But that is often where disruptive success comes from. You have the power to disrupt but you might not think so. I have spoken to… Read More

Leadership Lessons in Trump’s First Week

Whether you approve or disapprove of Donald Trump, there are many leadership lessons to discuss from his first week in office. This post isn’t designed to debate Trumps’ actions but rather to illustrate lessons we can learn to leverage our leadership power more effectively.  It doesn’t matter whether we are executives, managers, human resources or entrepreneurs,… Read More