Set a new year’s resolution. When every day feels the same, having a goal to work towards will make a difference

#NewYear’sresolutions are usually bold statements born of a feeling of can-do optimism. “I’m going to run a marathon!” “I’m going to lose 20 pounds!” “I’m going to get out of debt!” #Fitness, finances and weight loss are consistently the top three most popular New Year’s resolutions. According to a survey conducted by Tangerine in 2018,…

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Trust during a pandemic is hard to get and hard to earn

The theme I have heard most from managers this year is the difficulty of building trust with staff during a period of uncertainty. Subordinates crave certainty – or seem to – but managers can’t deliver when the future is murky and everything can change so quickly. They fear that it erodes trust, since managers look…

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How To Land A New Job In Tough Times

Yesterday a #BabyBoomer called me with a question that many of you might be tossing around. Sandy asked, “I really dislike my current #boss, and I want to leave this #job, but should I just be grateful I have a job and not try for a new one? The #pandemic has caused so much bad…

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