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Huddle Spaces: Why You Need Them and How to Make Them Work

Bob Marsh November 16, 2021 For some people, the concept of a huddle space conjures up images of sports teams and game-day locker rooms. Now, companies use them to align their teams and rally them around specific goals. But what do modern huddle spaces look like? Put simply, they’re incredibly efficient multipurpose rooms that operate … Continue reading Huddle Spaces: Why You Need Them and How to Make Them Work

5 Simple Ways to Learn New Skills for Life in the Remote/Hybrid Work Era

Sammy Courtright November 15, 2021 Over the past two years, our workplaces and our lives have evolved in a very unexpected way. Now that we’ve had some time to adapt, some people are realizing they need to find new ways of doing things – especially when it comes to work and self-care – which means … Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Learn New Skills for Life in the Remote/Hybrid Work Era

When Departments Fight, Is It More About the People or the Work?

Liz Kislik November 14, 2021 If interdepartmental disagreements are not part of your daily life, you can skip reading this piece. But I hear about these situations frequently, and two cases of this kind of dispute came my way just recently. One of my clients had a problem with a department that characterized another department … Continue reading When Departments Fight, Is It More About the People or the Work?

What Is Influencer Marketing? How Can It Work For Your Brand?

Dinesh Agarwal November 12, 2021 If you’ve even spent 10 minutes on Instagram or Twitter, you might have come across some form of influencer marketing. Since people avoid ads and annoying pop-ups on their screens every now and then, brands have to find more natural ways to attract people’s attention – and influencer marketing can … Continue reading What Is Influencer Marketing? How Can It Work For Your Brand?

The 40-Hour Workweek Is Over and We Should Let Hybrid Work End It For Good

Anna Znamenskaya November 10, 2021 The 40-hour workweek is done for. Executives know it, and employees do too, even if very few of them are saying it out loud. As big-name corporations like Amazon delay bringing workers back to the office due to continued COVID-19 concerns, others are trying to coax workers back and fretting … Continue reading The 40-Hour Workweek Is Over and We Should Let Hybrid Work End It For Good

Maximizing Utilization, Ignoring Slack Time — Making Your Scrum Work

Stefan Wolpers November 5, 2021 TL; DR: Maximizing Utilization as a Relic from the Industrial Management Past There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Since Scrum is an intentionally incomplete framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. For example, what if the focus of the organization is on … Continue reading Maximizing Utilization, Ignoring Slack Time — Making Your Scrum Work