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Stay Relevant. Be Strategic. Do What Matters Most

Stay Relevant. Be Strategic. Do What Matters Most

 

The COVID pandemic has changed not only how and where we work, it’s also changed our priorities and perspectives. What used to be a typical day at the office, has become an extended day of jumping between working remotely, home schooling our kids, serving as on-site technical support for our kids and as remote support for our parents, all while monitoring the status of our grocery delivery to ensure the doorbell doesn’t announce its arrival during a virtual client meeting. What used to be a typical day at the office, has become an extended day of jumping between working remotely, home schooling our kids, serving as on-site technical support for our kids and as remote support for our parents, all while monitoring the status of our grocery delivery to ensure the doorbell doesn’t announce its arrival during a virtual client meeting. We are now finding that what used to matter has changed. What we used to have under control, we don’t. What we used to know as givens, are not. And, what used to be typical 3 to 5 to 10+ year strategic planning, has become 12 to 18+ month strategic planning.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on February 16, 2021 in Leadership Development, Strategic Planning and tagged , , ,

 

Today may be rough for your team. I have a few thoughts...

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A client called me yesterday. She was really hurting because of the low morale and the state of divisiveness she's seeing in her team, her family, her community, and the country because of the pandemic, ongoing social issues, and our current political turmoil. So we talked.

Given today is another day of spiking emotions with a potential second impeachment of President Trump, I thought I'd share some of what I shared with her.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on January 13, 2021 in Leadership Development and tagged , , , ,

 

Now More Than Ever: Invest in Yourself. Become an Expert. Earn Their Trust.

Now More Than Ever: Invest in Yourself, Become an Expert, Earn Their Trust

Yes, this COVID craziness has caused you as an HR professional to become more creative, adaptable, and productive. You’ve had to either implement or help to create new ways to support your organization’s workforce near or far, as they struggle to be creative, adaptable, and productive. Let’s just say, it’s not been easy. But, you’ve done it. You’re doing it. And, there’s so much more to do. However, instead of wilting from exhaustion, I encourage you to focus on the opportunities this craziness has provided for you to shine, share your expertise with the decision-makers, make a positive impact, and support even more needed changes.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on November 3, 2020 in Leadership Development and tagged , , ,

 

Remote Work Environments Aren’t Fair

Remote Work Environments Aren’t Fair

Shifting to a remote work environment permanently for the foreseeable future has become a reality for many organizations. The rapid shift to remote work occurred because of the pandemic. It was a necessary response to a crisis situation that occurred quickly and without much warning. Because of that, we and our team members quickly found ways to do our jobs from our dining room tables with kids, dogs, and doorbells in the mix. It’s what we needed to do in the face of a crisis. We accepted the challenges, frustrations, and extra work as ‘just what we needed to do’ to do our jobs.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on July 28, 2020 in Leadership Development and tagged , ,

 

Your Workforce’s Composition is About to Change

Your Workforce’s Composition is About to Change

If you haven’t already had enough surprises and challenges this year, get ready for another leadership challenge: Your workforce’s composition will change more than you expect in the next 18-24 months.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on June 16, 2020 in Succession Planning and tagged , ,