Supporting the Remote Worker; Eight Valuable Insights

The global economy, location and desires of the labor market, and the incredibly rapid change in technology have all had a significant impact on the way business is conducted. Likewise, the price of commercial real estate, commuting and traffic challenges and the unyielding competition for talented and skilled labor have led many organizations to offer remote… Read more »

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Safety Matters, Even Remotely

Not long ago, workplace inspections were a relatively simple process. Today, with the challenges of being physically present, complexity is an added element of  the process.  Regardless of these circumstances, there is still a vital need to complete inspections as they are a necessary element to an effective health and safety program. Periodic inspections help… Read more »

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Kindness: An Essential Leadership Skill

Kindness is often a forgotten leadership quality in business and in life. It has become commonplace for people to be scammed, property to be stolen and lies to be told. Work favors efficiency and results over problems and empathy.

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Analytics is for Everyone

I am a military math nerd. I read statistics textbooks and calculus primers for fun – and then go to work and blow things up.

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Ten Days that Shook My World (View)

English Russian I listened intently as a startup founder laid out her plan to dominate the world. That is not a strange occurrence for me. I work with and talk to startup founders every week. The difference was this one was in St. Petersburg, Russia. As a child of the Cold War, I grew up… Read more »

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From Tragedy to Hope

Everything I thought I knew was turned upside down following a tragedy that I experienced seven years ago. My six-year-old son, Jesse, was brutally murdered in his first-grade classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. It was one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history.

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Preserving Community and Culture

Throughout our tribe’s storied past, our survival has depended on our ability to adapt and be resourceful. As times change, our approaches to how we live, work and communicate adapt to become ever more entwined with technology.

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Reason to Care

Airport terminals are ideal places for interviewing strangers. Lots of down time, lots of isolation, lots of staring at nothing. Cell phones preoccupy most folks here at Minneapolis/St. Paul International, but the empty faces suggest a lack of authentic engagement.

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