Some teams who have been forced to work from home may want to come back, and others may want to continue working remotely. What works best for the company culture and performance is unique to each situation. To set your team up for success review and create policies, procedures, expectations, access to technology to support and of course, flexibility. For some employers this may not be a comfortable consideration. It is important to identify what is working well and not working well with your remote teams. You also have to identify the reason you may not want to allow continued remote work – is it a business decision, or a personal preference? The move to remote work will provide many cost savings for employers, as well as create a more competitive talent landscape because you are now not tied to who lives in your geography.
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- Messaging for business owners / leaders to share with their people in times of crisis
- Navigating the path when some family want to work in the business & others pursue other careers
- Addressing uncomfortable subjects that are more difficult during crisis as opposed to normal times
- Strategies for helping a son and daughter to learn how to work together
- Navigating business transitions when the next gen is not interested in the family business
- Proactive strategies to position the business for the “unknown”
- Communication tactics ease employee’s anxiety and worry
- Managing emotions of others and self in times of stress
- Strategies to increase sales to cover costs and create more points of revenue