25 low threat questions to use as icebreakers in remote team check-ins

Remote check-ins are new for many leaders of teams that are suddenly working from home. An icebreaker question to begin your meeting can change the energy and foster connection even over distance. Get 25 examples of icebreaker questions that are low threat and yet quite revealing about how your remote team members are coping with working from home. [More]

An Agile HR approach to goal setting that accounts for short term tendency to overestimate and long term tendancy to underestimate

Humans are good at underestimating the progress that can be made in the long term but overestimating progress that will be made in the short term.
How do you set goals that will motivate short term achievement without setting people up to fail, whilst not being too lax so that long term progress is stymied?
We think we have an approach that creates continuous striving to do better whilst still being psychologically safe by avoiding over-commitment, [More]

Drop your invisibility cloak and increase your discoverability if you want to build a powerful personal learning network

Inclusion is a 2-way street. You need to be known to be included. Sometimes it's hard to get known, so the more channels and the fewer hurdles there are to including you, the more connected you are likely to become. To increase the types of situations where you can be included make sure you can be discovered and looped in. Included because someone knows your name, included because someone spots your face, included because you have a presence in web search and not just included because you happened to share your contact details. [More]