Mona Kelley

Balancing Clean Air & Reopening amid New COVID-19 Indoor Air Guidelines

By Mona Kelley In the aftermath of sweeping stay-at-home orders and a three-month shutdown of many businesses, life in a post-COVID world is going through a “new normal”—a different way of doing things than were done in the past. With a wide range of challenges facing commercial building owners as a result of the coronavirus, […]

Jeremy Eskenazi

Four Things That Do Not Change for Recruiting and Hiring During A Crisis

By Jeremy Eskenazi Unfortunately, there will always be another “crisis” to deal with. Whether it’s a health concern, a business concern with vendors, customers and/or employees, or an economic concern—it looks like these crises may be here to stay for a while. While companies spend time in their ‘war rooms’ making important decisions about customer, […]

Julie Miller

Four Tips to Re-Build Trust Through Writing

By Dr. Julie Miller “I wish I could rewind the clock and do it differently.” Bob, CEO of a mid-size organization lamented to his former colleague, Rick.  A week earlier he had sent out an internal memo warning that things were about to change. Their entire industry would soon be affected due to emerging government […]

Kate Zabriskie

Beyond a Bathrobe and Bunny Slippers—Survival Skills for Working from Home

By Kate Zabriskie Working from home by choice or by mandate presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges. If you’re new to telecommuting, you might find that without some discipline, you’re waking up well beyond normal work hours and adopting behaviors you would never exhibit on your worst day at the office. In the […]

Ami Kassar

Take Advantage of the Current Financial Mess

By Ami Kassar There’s no denying a societal crisis, especially a global one is a game-changer in many ways, especially in the business community. Plenty of business people—entrepreneurs and otherwise—are dealing with real pain and life- and business-threatening situations. You can only hope for the best. Yet business owners, especially those whose current and future […]

Jill Johnson

Seven Strategies to Boost Your Business Resilience and Weather the Storm

By Jill J. Johnson The level of distress that many leaders experience during a crisis is unsettling but normal. When many are displaced from their work and income, it can be comforting to just hide because you are so overwhelmed. Yet those who will recover demonstrate resilience. They catch their breath and then move forward […]

Allison Sakara

Are You Ready for Business in a Post-COVID-19 World?

How Your HVAC System Can Help Protect You, Your Employees and Your Customers By Allison Sakara The World Health Organization has determined that environmental factors such as poor indoor air quality, poor water quality, and noise pollution are detrimental to the overall health of the world’s population. The CDC Interim Guidance to Businesses and Employers recommends […]

Luz Uram

7 Signs Your Team Isn’t Ready for Change

By Liz Uram It was a typical Monday morning staff meeting. The team gathered in the conference room to hear the usual reminders from the manager about the importance of following procedures. The team listened politely but responded with silence when the manager asked if they had any questions. The following week the whole scene […]

Phillip Brand

Sales Professionals Take Responsibility

By Phillip Brand At a recent event, a group of salespeople were asking each other: “What do you mean when you say, sales is a profession and career?” This has come up many times as professional salespeople struggle with those in the business who do not take responsibility for their decisions. Clients appreciate a salesperson […]

Shelley Armato

The Top 5 Business Strategies Leaders Must Adopt During COVID-19

By Shelley Armato Entrepreneurs, business owners, and company leaders in every industry are living in a state of overwhelm right now. The rules of business have changed seemingly overnight, and many are struggling to adapt to the new normal of our current reality. The number of decisions business owners and leaders need to make daily […]