Adapting in the Evolving Workplace … for Success

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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on Workplace Evolution
:

This time last year, virtually every company around the world shut the doors of their offices and those that couldn’t asked their employees to work from home. The definition of a workplace began its unforeseeable transformation from a physical office space to a virtual room from anywhere. . . or did it?

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Grappling With Your Return-to-Workplace Strategy? 5 Things Every Company Needs to Consider

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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on Employees Returning to the Workplace
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      1. Don’t Rush It 
        • Ask for employee feedback. 
        • Ease into re-entry by opening your doors for a smaller population
          (10% – 15%) for the first 3 – 6 months.
        • Before growing the population and incorporating new workplace applications, ask for employee feedback once again. 
        • Stay transparent with employees and let them know the measures the company is taking to support the best working model for the organization. 

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The Future of the Workplace: Still Too Early to Tell

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

The Future of Workplace: 

As the coronavirus case numbers improve and vaccination efforts accelerate in the US in general, we are beginning to get a glimpse of how companies are envisioning the future of their workplace post-pandemic. Over the last few weeks, several of Silicon Valley’s tech giants already released announcements on the re-opening of their offices and the expected return of employees to the workplace.

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Beyond the Bottom Line: Purposeful Leadership Drives Greater Impact

Available for Interviews: Nell Derick Debevoise

Nell Derick Debevoise is the Founder & CEO of Inspiring Capital and the author of the new book, Going First: Find the Courage to Lead Purposefully and Inspire Action is available on Amazon.

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The Positive Effects of Purposeful Leadership in Business:

          1. Purpose costs profit.
            • Companies that authentically connect their work to its impact in the world perform better in terms of company value, employee tenure, productivity, and survival.
            • According to research by Bain published in Harvard Business Review, employees who are ‘inspired’ by profit are 225% more productive than those who are merely satisfied with their jobs.

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Why You (and Your Company) Need a Unified Leadership Philosophy

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.

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A Unified Leadership Philosophy in Business:

    • Do you have a customer service philosophy for your business? Most likely. How about a unified leadership philosophy? If you’re like most leaders and businesses, probably not. While this may be typical, it’s not healthy or ideal. 
    • What does it mean to have a unified leadership philosophy for your company? 

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Are Purpose and Profit at Odds? How to Have Both

Available for Interviews: Nell Derick Debevoise

Nell Derick Debevoise is the Founder & CEO of Inspiring Capital and the author of the new book, Going First: Find the Courage to Lead Purposefully and Inspire Action is available on Amazon.

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Profit & Purpose:

        • The idea that building purpose into your business, or improving your social or environmental impact, is a cost, is wrong. Connecting your work to a larger purpose is increasingly expected by customers, employees, community members, and investors. But when done right, this is a win-win-win all around, because it will help your business’s profitability and sustainability too. 

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Get Employees Excited About Returning to the Workplace!

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

What Leni Rivera can say in an interview
on Building Enthusiasm for Returning Employees
:

    • Acknowledge apprehension. Coming out of the pandemic is like coming out of a war. Fear and apprehension are not only normal, it’s expected. Instead of fighting against this, companies that are most successful at easing employees back to the workplace, are leaning into it.

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Burnt out? How Purposeful Leadership Is the Solution

Available for Interviews: Nell Derick Debevoise

Nell Derick Debevoise is the Founder & CEO of Inspiring Capital and the author of the new book, Going First: Find the Courage to Lead Purposefully and Inspire Action is available on Amazon.

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Burnout & Purposeful Leadership:

        • If you’re not burnt out, someone on your team or in your household is—or is at risk of getting there. A nonprofit, Mental Health America, showed that most employees are burnt out. 60% of leaders report feeling ‘used up’ by the end of the day, and are six times more likely to plan to leave their jobs. So if you’re not worried about burnout, you’re wrong. 

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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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Asking the Right Questions Are Key to Good Feedback in the Workplace

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 Reflective Questions and Feedback in the Workplace
:

By setting aside a specific time to request feedback from your team members,—and receiving that feedback effectively—you’ll show your team members that you genuinely want their feedback, you value it, and it’s safe to come to you with that feedback.

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