Remote Teams: It’s Not Low Productivity, But Poor Leadership

My commute these days is about 30 steps from my kitchen to my home office. There isn’t a lot of traffic or distraction. I yell upstairs to my family, “I’m heading to work.” I walk through the office door, and the workday begins. I know my tasks for the day. I know how those tasks …

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How To Turn Chaos Into Competitive Advantage

With an agile approach, companies can create opportunities out of rapid change.  Change can be tracked through five distinct psychological phases: Precontemplation, contemplation, determination, action, maintenance. These same steps traditionally apply to change within an organization—until a crisis like COVID-19 comes along. Suddenly, the first two steps get thrown out the window, and the move from determination to action happens in the blink of an eye.   

What Should Startups And VCs Build? How To Make Money In Post-COVID-19 Times

It certainly feels strange to read articles on how to make money during these COVID-19 times, especially now – when the world is in a state of turmoil. Quite contrary to capitalist principles, the pandemic seems to have brought humans together in empathy. Unity after tragedy is taking effect, helping us focus more on one another …

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Hacks for Leading an Organization and Managing a Team Virtually in the Age of COVID-19

When I wrote Leadership and Life Hacks: Insights from a Mom, Wife, Entrepreneur and Executive, I could have never envisioned a world where less than a year later we would be experiencing a global pandemic. The overall implications of COVID-19 on our world’s economic and health systems, short and long term, are still being determined.