Welcome back to the office

Welcome back to the office

Transitions are afoot, as many organizations implement plans to bring workers back to the office, now that many states and municipalities are reducing COVID-19 restrictions. Most organizations are going to offer a hybrid model moving forward, with some people in the...
Get out there

Get out there

You’ve heard that it’s important for leaders to get out of their offices. That can be tough, given the deadlines and pressures you’re facing. Plus, walking around isn’t just to be seen;¬†you need to find authentic and meaningful ways to connect...
Tidy desk = better results?

Tidy desk = better results?

I just took one of those goofy quizzes on Facebook. This one was about the tidiness of my desk. Result? Clean up your act. That got me thinking (not cleaning). Does a tidy desk make you more productive? This article from the New York Times, which quoted a study...
Keep remote workers “close”

Keep remote workers “close”

For more than a year, I was a remote worker. No office, no designated area, not even a dedicated coffee mug at the office.My boss was on board with the arrangement, but left it largely to me to figure out how to communicate and make it all work. (In his defense,...