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Rethinking Remote Relationships

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According to a VitalSmarts survey of 1153 global workers reported in Harvard Business Review (April 2018), remote employees feel left out and disadvantaged as a result of their status. And it goes far beyond ‘out of sight, out of mind.’ In dramatically larger numbers than their co-located colleagues, remote employees feel that: Colleagues lobby against them with others Colleagues speak badly of them behind their backs Colleagues don’t fight for their priorities Colleagues make changes to projects without warning These findings offer leaders who want to make the most of today’s decentralized and distributed workforce an important new focus. For …

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Networking Not Working? 6 Strategies for the Intrepid Schmoozer

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Ask any leader about the keys to business success, and ‘relationships’ will likely be among his or her  top responses. Business gets done through people. Collaboration is king. And partnerships can lead to profits. But strong, productive relationships don’t magically appear. They are nurtured and cultivated over time. And they had to begin somewhere… frequently through networking. I envy others for whom networking comes so naturally – the ones who are gregarious, witty, and confident in any group or setting.  They make it look easy. But for many of us, networking is an effort – and an uncomfortable one at …

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