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Workplace: Virtual, In-Person, Hybrid

Workplace: Virtual, In-Person, Hybrid

It’s been a year of virtual meetings with our technologies helping and sometimes failing us. We’ve changed hairstyles, make-up, and clothing to look better in our virtual “Muppets” or “Brady Bunch” squares on flat screens. We’ve upgraded headshots – or we leave just...
Workplace: Music

Workplace: Music

Music can feed the soul or diminish one’s spirit. Music is an industry of work. Music is often a backdrop for work. Music is entertainment. And music can be distraction. As a helpful distraction, music creates focus for work accomplishment. It generates creativity and...
Workplace: Virtual, In-Person, Hybrid

Workplace: Bookshelf

An inspiring quote via social media, an old-fashioned bulletin board display, a sticky-note on your desk, calendar pages, or even a greeting card can provide inspiration for a productive week. Consider the following quotes (from unknown authors) and choose one for...
Workplace: Paint

Workplace: Paint

Of paint and signage. Does your office exterior need fresh paint and signage attention? When employees, customers, or neighbors notice disrepair and decay, it’s time for office-improvement. The sagging lettering on signs. The chipping paint on walls, eves, or fences....
Workplace: Museum Lessons

Workplace: Museum Lessons

Whenever traveling for work, seeing a museum or two during my stay is a part of the itinerary. Why? Because museums offer insight to where I am, the art and history of each place, and to the people each community showcases as having contributed to its existence....
Workplace: Course Correction

Workplace: Course Correction

When in the course of workplace experiences, there are times that changes are needed, that performance needs coaching, and that teams benefit from regrouping. When course corrections are needed, the most effective – and sometimes most difficult – approach to take is...

Workplace: Systems

Every workplace has processes and systems by which and through which daily work is accomplished. Sometimes formal, documented systems and protocols exist. Other times, systems are passed along worker by worker, by word of mouth. Without repeatable systems, no...