What Is the Future of Work Post-Covid? 6 Must-Haves for Success

Available for Interviews: Nell Derick Debovoise

Nell Derick Debovoise is the author of the new book, A New Kind of Power: Using Human-Centered Leadership to Drive Innovation, Equity, and Belonging in Government Institutions.

 

What Nell Derick Debevoise Can say in an interview on
The Future of Work Post-Covid:

The Future of Work requires accountability to all people and the planet they impact, in the medium- and long-term. Companies can no longer succeed with a narrow focus on short-term profitability. They must address the concerns and well-being of all stakeholders, from employees to suppliers to customers, as well as community members and investors. Here are some key points for success in business:

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The Feedback Disconnect: If Everyone Wants It, Why Aren’t We Giving It?

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Feedback in Business
:

We suffer from a significant feedback disconnect in the workplace. Consider some recent research:

      • Research shows that the overwhelming majority of the American workforce craves feedback. As highlighted in the Harvard Business Review, 72% of workers believe their performance would improve with constructive feedback, and research from Officevibe showed 83% of employees want feedback whether it’s positive or critical. Officevibe also found that 98% of workers state they will fail to be engaged when managers give little to no feedback.

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How to Avoid 5 Common Manager Mistakes That Crush Workplace Culture

Available for Interviews: Dara Barlin

Dara Barlin is the Founder & CEO of the Center for Transforming Culture and the author of the new book, A New Kind of Power: Using Human-Centered Leadership to Drive Innovation, Equity, and Belonging in Government Institutions.

 

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Common Manager Mistakes & Solutions for Success:

There are a number of traditional management behaviors that have been commonplace in the workplace for centuries. While these strategies served a purpose for a while, they have recently been linked with destroying team culture and creating big problems for organizations including employee apathy, lower quality work, increased attrition, more sick days, more conflict, and worse overall outcomes. The good news is, many organizations are starting to change things up by adopting behaviors aligned with a more human-centered approach to management. In doing so, they’ve seen a big difference in the workplace, including more trust, improved collaboration, increased innovation, higher quality work, and better talent retention. Here are some common behaviors to look out for if you want to create a thriving work environment for your team (and some suggestions for what to do about them).

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How to Harness the Power of Communication for Success

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Performance Reviews
:

    • In any relationship you have, whether it’s personal or professional, the quality and depth of that relationship are directly tied to the quality and depth of communication.
    • There is true power in communication. A single conversation can build us up and have us feeling like we can take on the world or diminish us to the point of questioning everything. 

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5 Ways Increase Your Self-Esteem and Have a More Positive Life Outlook

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on Self-Esteem
:

Self-esteem is how you see your self-worth. It is your subjective evaluation of your worthiness. Your self-esteem can manifest in so many ways depending on how you evaluate yourself. High self-esteem could lead to confidence and a more positive outlook on life. Low self-esteem, on the other hand, can lead to self-pity, less confidence, fear of socializing, and a host of other negative feelings.

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Work-Related Stress and the 7 Types of Rest We Need to Stay Healthy

Available for Interviews: Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is an internal medicine physician, a work-life integration researcher, and an international expert on the mind-body-spirit connection. She is also an international speaker and bestselling author of Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.

Dr. Dalton-Smith was recently published in Shape Magazine on how to feel less sleep-deprived and more rejuvenized when we wake up in the morning. Here’s another story angle on the topic.

What Dr. Dalton-Smith  Can Say in an Interview on:
Work-Related Stress:

    • Studies suggest work-related stress is most often linked to heart disease when the job characteristics have a high level of performance demanded and a low level of control within the organization.

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Are You Relying on Annual Performance Reviews for Feedback?

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Performance Reviews
:

While a more formal annual review has its place in reviewing progress and in facilitating promotions and pay raise considerations, I advise strongly against relying on the annual appraisal process as your primary method of relaying feedback for employee performance.

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How to Elevate Connection at Work for Success

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Elevating Connection in the Workplace
:

    • “Elevate Connection” is a call to action for leaders everywhere. It’s about understanding that connection is an essential component of success and three key areas where connection should be continuously cultivated.

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No Time for Coaching Your Employees? 4 Steps to Better 1:1 Meetings

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Productive 1:1 Meetings
:

Leaders and managers often struggle with making 1:1 meetings meaningful and beneficial. You don’t want to over-structure the time, leaving it feeling awkward or forced; you also don’t want to go into the meeting with no plan at all—a sure-fire way to waste everyone’s time. Using a semi-structured format can help strike the perfect balance. The recommended structure below is based on a 30-minute meeting (give or take 5 minutes):

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Doctor’s Orders! Try Clubhouse, Social Media’s Newest Star

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on the Benefits of Using Clubhouse
:

Have you heard of the latest social media application (app) called Clubhouse? A doctor friend of mine was raving about it, so I joined a couple of months ago to see what all the fuss was about. 

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