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COVID Silver Linings
  • Andrew Barks
  • July 10, 2020
  • 7 minute read

We know the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the national and world economies into a deep recession. Social distancing’s impact on…

Leadership
Company Culture
  • Andrew Barks
  • July 1, 2020
  • 8 minute read

If you’re like a lot of organizations, you’ve been having pivotal conversations about your culture. You’re self-assessing, asking tough questions…

COVID
  • Andrew Barks
  • June 22, 2020
  • 8 minute read

There’s no doubt confidence is a coveted attribute, especially for leaders and managers. However, it’s rarely clear what it is…

COVID-19 Silver Linings
COVID
  • Andrew Barks
  • June 18, 2020
  • 11 minute read

We reached out to some of our friends and colleagues with a simple question: What’s one silver lining that’s come out of the COVID-19 pandemic? 

Company Culture
  • Andrew Barks
  • May 27, 2020
  • 6 minute read

We’ve all seen it. Two co-workers, like cars skidding toward a low-speed collision, are increasingly at odds with each other….

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COVID
  • Andrew Barks
  • May 12, 2020
  • 8 minute read

Every major crisis in modern American history has forced dramatic societal change, and COVID-19 is no different.  World Wars prompted…

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Economic Downturn
  • Andrew Barks
  • April 28, 2020
  • 6 minute read

In any time of heightened pressure, our instinct is to revert to our most natural behaviors.

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Employee Engagement
  • Andrew Barks
  • April 2, 2020
  • 4 minute read

The reality is your employees are scared and stressed right now. Here’s how you can protect employee engagement and productivity.

Hiring & Selection
  • Andrew Barks
  • March 18, 2020
  • 6 minute read

Navigating a hiring freeze indefinitely is manageable if you have the right people and priorities in place.