Month: May 2020

How to Protect Employee Mental Health When Reopening

Mental Health Awareness May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this year it couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. In a previous article, we covered how employers can promote mental health for their remote workers during COVID-19. Now we want to talk about how leaders can start preparing for the mental health challenges …

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Reducing Your Screen Time While Working from Home

Screen Time In today’s world, so much of our work and entertainment is screen-based. According to data from eMarketer, smartphone users in the United States spend an average of 3 hours, 10 minutes per day on their phones. Additional research shows that Apple device users unlock their phones up to 80 times a day, and they tap, swipe, …

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Two Important Tips for Working Parents

Working Parents In the pre-COVID-19 world, working parents all faced the same struggle – balancing their career and their home life. And now, the coronavirus pandemic has created a whole new array of challenges that many working parents are not used to. On top of adjusting to working remotely, most schools and daycares across the United …

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How To Empower Your Employees the Correct Way

Empowering Employees The best thing leaders can do for the overall success of the organization, is to empower their employees. A Harvard study published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior found that “empowered employees are more likely to be powerful, confident individuals, who are committed to meaningful goals and demonstrate initiative and creativity to achieve them.” …

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Our Top Virtual Tour and Live Stream Picks to Enjoy at Home

Feelings of Boredom and Wanderlust Depending on where you live, some COVID-19 rules and restrictions are being loosened and businesses are slowly reopening. However, it is still unclear as to when life will actually go back to normal. For now, the safest option is to still practice social distancing. If this is leading to unfulfilled …

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How to Get More Out of Your Zoom Meetings

Virtual Meetings At this point during the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual meetings via Zoom or other platforms have become the new normal. We have already talked about how leaders can improve their Zoom meetings in “3 Tips for More Successful Virtual Meetings,” but we haven’t explained the important role that the listeners play. If you are …

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Defining Your Organization’s Purpose During COVID-19

Why Have an Organizational Purpose? Humans have always felt the need for a purpose. It helps define individual meaning and can be a motivating factor in both daily work and home life. According to a study by BlackRock, an American global investment management corporation based in New York City, employees are more engaged when they can define their …

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Tips for Practicing Self-Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Importance of Self-Care As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, friends and family members are relying more on each other for help and support, work and school demands are constantly shifting, and household chores are piling up faster than usual as families stay home. You might be thinking that there is no time to practice self-care …

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