• Creating a Plan for an Employee Testing Positive for COVID-19

    As employees begin returning to the office after working from home for several months due to the coronavirus disease, the number of confirmed cases is expected to rise. As a result, you may have an employee test positive for the virus. It’s important you put a policy in place, so your employees are prepared to […]
  • Are Your Kids on Summer Break? How to Manage Working from Home

    Due to COVID-19 and the need to reduce the spread of the disease, odds are you’re working from home right now. If you have kids, they’re most likely at home on summer break. This means you have to juggle conference calls, emails, and tight deadlines while fulfilling your family’s personal needs. Because nobody knows how long COVID-19 will keep […]
  • Common Characteristics That Separate a Coach from a Leader (Part 2)

    Although coaches and leaders have similar characteristics, they also have subtle differences. You want to instruct your team as well as inspire them. Learning to coach while leading helps your team and the company advance. You create the freedom and motivation to accomplish more than what seemed possible. Here are four characteristics that separate coaches […]
  • Common Characteristics That Separate a Leader from a Boss (Part 1)

    Although a leader can be a boss, not every boss is a leader. Although leaders and bosses have many similar characteristics, they are quite different. Whereas being a leader requires going above and beyond the call of duty, being a boss involves fulfilling job responsibilities. Although a leader takes responsibility for the processes and team […]
  • Why Every Executive Should Hire an Assistant This Spring

    Like many executives, you may rely on email, voicemail, online calendars, and other technologies to operate with self-sufficiency. Your company also may be focused on cutting costs, reducing headcount, and streamlining organizational structures. As a result, you may not have an assistant helping you perform to the best of your ability. However, because an assistant […]