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Virtual Mentoring

(Video & Podcast) Remote Training and Virtual Mentoring for Hybrid and Remote Teams

Organizations need to adopt best practices for providing excellent mentorship to remote employees hired during the pandemic and integrating them successfully into the team. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes evidence-based approaches for remote training and virtual mentoring for hybrid and remote teams.
Return to the office

Why Do So Many Leaders Screw Up the Return to the Office? (Video and...

In planning the return to the office, leaders can fall prey to dangerous judgment errors which can cause them to wrongly assess their employees’ needs. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes why so many leaders screw up the return to the office.
Survive and Thrive

How Your Household Can Survive and Thrive During This Pandemic (Video and Podcast)

You can survive and thrive in the new abnormal of the pandemic by identifying and addressing fundamental needs of your household: safety, connection, and self-esteem. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how your household can survive and thrive during this pandemic.
COVID-19 Misinformation

The Deadly Threat of COVID-19 Misinformation in Mainstream Media

Misinformation kills. Failing to vet thoroughly the quality of information from your favorite news source can lead you and those you care about to suffer health disasters, whether regarding COVID-19 or other health risks.
unconscious bias

What Is Unconscious Bias (And How You Can Defeat It)

To address unconscious bias requires understanding what it is and where and how you might fall into it. Just as importantly, it requires developing a series of healthy mental habits that prevent you from falling for unconscious bias.
Empathy

3 Key Empathy-Based Methods to Uncover the Truth About Your Stakeholders

Using the three social intelligence methods during a stakeholder meeting will help you learn the truth about your stakeholders’ needs, which will empower you to solve their problems and foster stronger relationships with them.
strategic planning

10 Steps for Strategic Planning to Defend Your Future

Effective strategic planning involves: 1) Identifying potential threats and opportunities; 2) Planning how to deal with them; 3) Reserving sufficient resources to address threats and opportunities; 4) Making your plans resilient and flexible.
decision maker

Wise Decision Maker Movement Manifesto

The choice that feels most comfortable to your gut is often the worst decision for your bottom line. To be a truly wise decision maker, you have to adopt counterintuitive, uncomfortable, but highly profitable techniques to avoid business disasters by making the best decisions.
denial

How to Deal With Colleagues in Denial

To get colleagues in denial to believe the truth, use EGRIP: 1) discover their emotions; 2) then their goals; 3) build up rapport; 4) provide info to change their mind; 5) offer positive reinforcement for them updating their beliefs.
making better decisions

Decision Congruence for Making Better Decisions

To make changes, the rewards must be a 2 or more or you might as well consider other potentials. On the negative side if the potential downsides are nearly a 4 or more then you may want to forget about taking such a risk.