Browsing Author : Nicole Le Maire

Descaling Work

Descaling Work To Grow Innovation

For someone who wants to achieve a big project or drive innovation in their business, it seems counterintuitive to get it done successfully is to descale work. In most organisations, for innovation initiatives to get focus and backing, leaders tend to inflate and go big.  It has to hit a…
Culture

How To Involve Remote Employees In Your Teams Culture

You spend a lot of time committed to building and fostering a supportive and inclusive company culture through investing in the best talent.  However, when it comes to incorporating remote employees into your team culture, the challenges start arising. The landscape of work is changing.  Within the next decade, it…
Leadership

Leaderships Skills In Disruptive Times

Skills to lead a distributed team through uncertain times In this current time of enormous change, people are searching for the qualities to be a great leader when dealing with uncertainty and new ways of working.  This is even more important as we change from centralised working to more flexible…
Health

Dealing With A Stressed-Out Remote Co-worker

Help your colleagues without compromising yourself. These are troubling times.  Everyone has added stress on them.  Learning new roles, new ways of communicating, navigating new organisational structures, and learning how to work from home.  You may have family in the house with you, or worse, having to home school as…
Team Building Fun For Remote Teams

Team Building Fun For Remote Teams

When employees are in a centralised location, it’s easy to form connections with other colleagues.  They can ask questions, chat around the lunch table, go for walks together or out for drinks after work.  But with the nature of work changing and changing fast, we need to come up with…
Mindfulness Productivity

Mindful Productivity And Working From Home

How to navigate work and home life successfully. In traditional workplaces, there has long been a reluctance to the concept of working from home.  Bosses, supervisors, and team leaders uncomfortable with the lack of supervision to ensure employees were doing the ‘right thing’.  The truth is entirely the opposite.  Studies…
Pivot Remote Work

How Companies Can Pivot To Remote Working

In the face of COVID-19, we’ve seen lots of businesses pivot to try and survive in this pandemic. Restaurants are selling meal kits to make at home, manufacturers are pausing on creating or assembling parts they’re known for in lieu of producing medical equipment, and distilleries are pumping out hand sanitizer…
Virtual Meetings

How To Run Virtual Meetings

Ah, virtual meetings. They used to happen somewhat on occasion, maybe if you had to work from home one day when your kid was sick, or you were at the airport waiting for a flight. Now, in the wake of COVID-19, they’re happening (somewhat) all day, every day. This escalated…