The COVID-19 virus has slowed and even halted the day-to-day operations of many organizations around the world. While some countries and industries have been impacted more than others, self isolation and quarantine still allow many to work remotely. It's important to remember that many people don't have the ability to work at all right now, so the ones that can work remotely are the lucky ones.
Shawn's vast experience, which includes time as the Director of Social and Media Relations for Telus, has led him to become an expert in reputation management and helping organizations manage change and crises.
Up means down and down means up — We’ve all had colleagues who make it a practice of denying what we know is real. It happens in politics, science, business and anywhere: people whose beliefs are a million miles away from reality.
Goals, Objectives, Measures Targets, Pillars, Strategic priorities: These things all mean different things to different people. While there is no one right way to interpret each term, you do need to agree on which ones you and your team will use when developing your strategy.
In any organization, efficient communication internally is a driving factor of success and employee morale. When employees are able to understand each other, they’re able to work better together and therefore create a better experience for the customers as well. A strong communication flow allows a message to go from top to bottom, laterally, and even diagonally across departments. However, having an effective communication flow is easier said than done.
In this episode of our Strategy and Leadership Podcast, we were joined by Andrew Budkofsky, the Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Digital Trends. Andrew has a rich background in media and technology, and has worked with cable television, web TV, interactive technologies and sales.
Currently leading the sales team at Digital Trends, Andrew is involved with the latest technologies in the communications and media world.
In this interview, I chatted with Charles Jessup, who is an internal facilitator for an Oil and Gas company in Texas. On a daily basis, Charles leads and facilitates meetings, workshops and events for internal managers and leaders within the company, looking to improve their side of the organization. By working with a facilitator, these managers gain a variety of benefits such as: