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4 Ways to Help Employees through Change

Change is the six-letter word that makes most of us cringe. Ask anyone how they feel about change, and most people will tell you it’s not their favorite thing to experience in life. That’s because change can be incredibly difficult and more than a little stressful—especially when change occurs in the workplace. Here are 4 […]

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5 Critical Keys to Becoming a Trusted Leader

Becoming a Trusted Leader: “We can build our leadership upon fear, obligation, or trust. However, only a foundation of trust results in the collaboration and goodwill necessary to achieve our peak performance.” – Roger Allen Watch the video or read on for the transcript. These words are certainly true. Trust in leaders plays a central […]

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What is Employee Engagement Really?

Employee engagement is often misunderstood. In fact, there are two types of engagement – rational engagement and emotional engagement. One is nice to have, but the real value comes from capturing hearts as well as minds. Join Ros Cardinal, Managing Director of Shaping Change as she discusses the differences. (6 mins 54s watch time). If […]

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Easy ice breakers to keep remote teams connected

For an organisation that is focused on fostering teamwork, team collaboration, and employee engagement, keeping teams connected is very crucial. However, it can be difficult for people to connect if they are not familiar and comfortable with each other. That is where icebreakers play a critical role. In a traditional office, breaking the ice easy, […]

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Engaging employees during a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the number of people who work from home significantly. In the last couple of months, most companies have had to switch their operations to virtual to get work done and retain employees. Remote working presents several challenges to employees especially those that were not accustomed to working from home. Given […]

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How to successfully build a remote team

Having a remote team has plenty of upsides. If you play your cards right, you will save on overheads, speed up your product delivery, and enjoy insights from team members with unique perspectives. Not needing to pay for or come into the office has advantages for management and ordinary employees alike. But if you are […]

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9 ways to get over the mid-afternoon slump without coffee

How many times a week do you find your alertness or energy fading in the middle of the day? If that never happens to you, congratulations! But for many of us, what’s known as the mid-afternoon slump is an all-too-common experience. Maybe you ate something that day, such as a whole bunch of donuts at […]

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How to make your Zoom meetings more productive

With the current global pandemic still ongoing, many office workers are still operating out of their homes. The video conferencing platform, Zoom, has very much become the glue that holds teams together, allowing colleagues to continue meeting to discuss business goals, upcoming project deadlines, and any obstacles that need to be addressed to continue with […]

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Helping employees manage stress during a pandemic

At the start of the year, none of us could’ve ever imagined what 2020 would end up looking like.   The majority of the global workforce has now been relegated to home offices, Zoom meetings, and Slack messages. Many are juggling remote work with childcare, pet care, and household-related errands. And now with August officially here, many […]

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3 secrets to motivating employees

  The typical 9-5 work day can seem long sometimes. As a result, it’s not at all uncommon for employees to sometimes find it challenging to stay motivated throughout the day just as much as it’s challenging for leaders and managers to find effective means of motivating their employees.    But without motivation, a workplace lacks productivity. And […]