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Avoid Zoom Doom: 10 Ways Managers Can Facilitate Inclusive, Virtual Conversations

May 6, 2020

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Managers like you are used to hosting team meetings. You’ve probably led hundreds of weekly staff meetings. You might have given presentations to your company’s board of directors. Over the years, you’ve perfected your power poses and PowerPoint navigation. But, due to the pandemic, new work-from-home rules have shifted in-person meetings online. Zoom is the […]

I Have Never Managed People Remotely. How Do I Even Begin Now That My Team is Working From Home Because of Coronavirus?

April 2, 2020

Because of the coronavirus pandemic and many states’ mandates to shelter in place, millions of managers across industries are managing remote teams for the first time. This can feel like a brand new challenge, but my hunch is that you are more prepared than you think. Have you ever worked with a supplier based in […]

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Managing Millennials Q&A: How can I give an effective annual review when the process seems archaic?

December 12, 2017

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Note to readers:  Here’s the latest in a series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Have a question you’ve been dying to ask? Send me an email and I will try to cover it in a future edition as […]

Managing Millennials

Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Isn’t My Mentee Reaching Out?

September 19, 2017

Note to readers: This is the sixth post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and, of course, millennial managers). I hope the […]

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Managing Millennials Q&A: What Benefits Do Millennials Really Want?

July 18, 2017

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Note to readers: This is the fifth post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and, of course, millennial managers). I hope […]

Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Are Employees Late?

Managing Millennials Q&A: Why don’t young professionals want to talk on the phone?

May 23, 2017

Note to readers: This is the fifth post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and millennial managers!). I hope the advice […]

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Managing Millennials

Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Don’t My Millennial Employees Work as Hard as I Did?

April 25, 2017

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Note to readers: This is the fourth post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and millennial managers!). I hope the advice […]

Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Do Millennial Employees Want Constant Feedback?

March 28, 2017

Note to readers: This is the third post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and millennial managers!). I hope the advice […]

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