Why 'going back' to the office is the wrong language and possibly the wrong choice for employee engagement

In preparing workers to go back to work after COVID-19 some workplaces are giving out negative messages about the employee experience that workers are going back to, whilst others are using language and behaviours to engage their people. What is the difference, and which kind of workplace are you leading, or working in? Our waste wheel process can help identify and embrace the change needed for workers to return to better ways of working than those they are used to. [More]

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]