Bridge the Gap between CFO & CHRO: 4 Ways Leaders Budget to Survive COVID-19

Published on Jun 3, 2020

A TIME TO SURVIVE? NO! 

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[Virtual Group Discussion #7] 1 Surprising Reason to WFH & Stay Profitable + 3 Takeaways

Published on May 27, 2020

Our key takeaway from recent virtual group discussions was to embrace the work from home model and keep it partially active post COVID-19 pandemic. Why? Because of its immense cost saving potential and it's surprising effect on employee productivity. Read to the end to find out why you need to continue working from home.

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[Virtual Group Discussion #6] Leverage Millennial Mentality to Stabilize Uncertainty + 3 Takeaways

Published on May 19, 2020

Our key takeaway from recent virtual group discussions was adopting a millennial mindset by being willing to change old systems and reinvent processes. How else can businesses stay agile during this unpredented period? Read till the end to find out how you can be a leader who thinks on their feet and embraces change.

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[Virtual Group Discussion #5] Enhance Productivity and Culture with Holistic Employee Care + 3 Takeaways

Published on May 15, 2020

The key takeaway from the recent virtual group discussions was that supporting employee welfare is a holistic process that involves not only a reachout, but also developing programs and initiatives to help upskill and reassure the employee and support their families in the process. Read till the end to find out how you can be a more empathetic leader with a super productive team. 

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[Virtual Group Discussion #3] Align HR and Organizational KPIs for Success + 3 Takeaways

Published on Apr 30, 2020

Our key takeaway from this week's virtual group discussions was that HR KPIs now have to aligned with moving key business levers. Read through to the end to find out how you can restructure your KPIs to sync with organizational goals. 

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Topics: employee innovation, employee engagement innovation, successful employee innovation programs, employee led innovation, hr as a strategic partner, hr strategic partners, hr strategic business partner, employee experience, mental health, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home, saas, tool for remote work, corona virus, covid-19, communication, cyber security, security, making a difference

[Virtual Group Discussion #2] Build your COVID-19 Playbook Today + 4 Takeaways

Published on Apr 28, 2020

Our key takeaway from recent virtual group discussions was that building a COVID-19 playbook or Single Source of Truth for all matters related to the pandemic is the best way to keep your team aligned and focused on shared goals. Keeping everything in one place cuts down on confusion and provides a beacon of stability in a time of chaos. Read till the end to find out how you can build a kick ass playbook.

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[Virtual Group Discussion #1] Trust your Employees for the Best Results + 4 Takeaways

Published on Apr 22, 2020

Our key takeaway from recent virtual group discussions was trusting your employees and monitoring outcomes rather than inputs is the best way to boost business during and following the pandemic. A disconnect between management and employees will cause a business to fail. Read on to the end to find out how you can be a leader who fosters a community of trust and gets the best out of your team.

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5 Ways Leaders Can Build Trust to Help Teams Working from Home Win

Published on Mar 31, 2020

Trust is an essential factor in ensuring your team members respect you and buy into the vision of the company. As a manager you are their first line of contact with the organization and are largely responsible for providing the face of upper management, especially in larger firms.

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Topics: mindful leader, employee first culture, mental health, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home, corona virus, covid-19, making a difference

2008 vs 2020: 7 Lessons in COVID-19 from Jason Lemkin’s SaaStr Webinar

Published on Mar 30, 2020

“Worst since 2008.”

That’s a phrase that keeps popping up as the global economy witnessed a massive downturn due to the spread of COVID-19. With stock markets in freefall, supply chains broken, travel bans enforced, and millions in self-quarantine, it’s clear that most businesses will be negatively affected by the crisis. But just like the 2008 crisis, this too shall pass and businesses must prepare accordingly. 

So how did businesses cope last time? What are the lessons that can be learned from the past?

Jason Lemkin, CEO/Co-founder of Saastr and Nick Mehta, CEO of Gainsight answer these very same questions in their recent webinar.

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[Report] Navigating Covid-19: 3 Keys for Organizations to Come on Top

Published on Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19 is here, and there's no escaping the effects that have already impacted our planet. Remote work is at an all time high as city after city locks down. The stock markets of the world are reflecting this uncertainty in the business sphere, with companies across the planet reeling and trying to fill the gaps.

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4 Ways to be a Model Leader in this Covid-19 Crisis

Published on Mar 24, 2020

I remember being so nervous for my first day of kindergarten at a small private school in Lower Manhattan my parents had selected. I was leaving the familiar confines of my preschool and the friends I had made for a whole new school. To me, it was the biggest crisis I had faced for most of my life. I remember waiting for the first day: September 11th, 2001.

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Topics: leadership, building a positive workplace culture, mindful leader, employee first culture, employee experience, mental health, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home, covid-19, communication

5 Reminders from People Science for Positive Work Culture in COVID-19

Published on Mar 23, 2020

“I’m probably working harder than Elon Musk.”  That’s my roommate Kevin who’s a robotics engineer at a tech startup in India. While Kevin might be exaggerating here, I think he’s not too far off. 

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Topics: Positive work culture, creating a positive work culture, toxic work culture, changing a toxic work culture, mindful leader, employee innovation, hr strategic business partner, employee engagement plan, employee first culture, employee experience, moments that matter, mental health, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home, Featured

Being Employee-First in the Time of Covid-19

Published on Mar 20, 2020

"This is the first point to be made: and the first action to be taken is to pull ourselves together. If we are all going to be destroyed by an atomic bomb, let that bomb, when it comes, find us doing sensible and human things—praying, working, teaching, reading, listening to music, bathing the children, playing tennis, chatting to our friends over a pint and a game of darts—not huddled together like frightened sheep and thinking about bombs. 

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3 Ways to Create Mental Health Resilience at Work during COVID-19

Published on Mar 17, 2020

…I felt like the world is falling apart. While I sat there on my desk with a coffee mug in my hand, I could see my surroundings running in fast forward motion and I was beyond confused with what was happening. I wanted to scream hard but no words came out and soon enough, another customer file was kept at my desk to work on. It is becoming a task to wake up in the morning every day. Heavy breaths, heart pounding to 100 miles an hour, heavy sweating, feeling choked have become more frequent. My friends tell me it is a phase and my colleagues laugh at me for being too sensitive.”

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Topics: building a positive workplace culture, changing a toxic work culture, inclusive workplace, mindfulness and leadership, employee first culture, employee experience, mental health, coping with coronavirus, Featured

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