Successful leaders are able to move through conflict and push their teams to greatness. But when pessimism rears its ugly head and infects your team, it can be hard to right the ship.
Summer vacation time is upon us. It should be a time of relaxation and rejuvenation. For many employees, though, it’s much more complex than this. Taking a vacation is associated with feelings of catching-up at work, communication-related stress, and even fear of being judged for using their hard-earned time off.
Employee communication is a complicated process. Even some of the best and brightest business leaders haven’t mastered the skills of effectively connecting with employees.
Employee communication efforts are constantly evolving. Now that the New Year is officially in full swing, it’s time to re-evaluate your employee communication goals and set new plans in motion.
“Dr. Sharkey, my employees and I love celebrating the holidays. Our office is full of spirit and cheer during these times, but year-after-year I notice that once the holiday season is over, our productivity slows and sales are lacking. How can I address this post-holiday slump and give my team a boost?”
In a recent blog, “Are We Headed Toward a Perfect Storm in Workforce Communications?,” we suggested taking four actions to address the communication requirements of a digital workforce. This four-part series will cover each point in greater detail. Check out the previous post in the series here.