Keith Willis

Managing Employees Well Being in a Post-COVID World

While the physical impacts of COVID-19 are increasingly becoming known and documented, the same cannot be said of the psychological impact, and it is this psychological impact that is likely to have the greatest effect on how employee’s well-being is managed in a post-COVID world. To effectively manage employees’ well-being, it is important to understand the …

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Innovation and Small Business

Is Innovation Essential for Your Small Business?

Many articles these days talk about why companies should consider innovation as a core discipline. A quick Google search on “why innovate” produces 23,600,000 results.  It seems that everyone has an opinion regarding innovation and why it is essential. But is it really? According to Wikipedia, innovation is “a new idea, creative thoughts, new imaginations …

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Five strategies for Improving Your Diversity & Inclusion

In recent years, many companies have pledged to improve their diversity and inclusion. And many of them have failed. Sure, they’ve developed D&I programs, but there aren’t any actual changes when you look for increases in their diversity. Over the past year, I’ve had conversations with many of these companies – both traditional workplaces and …

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10 secrets for creating energy and engagement

Kevin Kruse, Author of Engagement 2.0, defines employee engagement as the employee’s emotional commitment to the organization and its goals.  Engaged employees do not work just for a paycheck or the next promotion, they work on behalf of the organization’s goals. When employees care—when they are engaged—they use discretionary energy.  Engaged Employees lead to: · Higher service, quality, …

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