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COVID-19 Black Swan

By Eric Michrowski The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly becoming a topic of urgent executive dialogue in the US and Canada as the rate of infections is rapidly growing and spreading within the community. As the landscape is swiftly evolving, several large gatherings and sporting events have been cancelled and the markets have responded wildly. Many businesses have responded swiftly and proactively while others with global footprints had to immediately respond in January with the first signs of an outbreak in China. Others are working through their strategies at this moment. There is little doubt that the impact will be profoundly felt economically

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By Brie DeLisi Whether you are a seasoned remote employee or new to working from home due to COVID-19, there are a number of considerations to take for working at home safely. The safety checklist Maintaining proper office ergonomics helps to ensure your body is appropriately protected – you may need to employ a few household items to support working in a proper position, such as using books or a box to prop up your laptop to be eye level. Utilize the OSHA Computer Workstation eTool and share with your team to conduct an office ergonomics self-assessment for their current work station. If

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By Eric Michrowski (President & CEO | Propulo) ​ The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly becoming a topic of urgent executive dialogue across North America to ensure an appropriate and measured response that protects the wellbeing of team members, customers and communities while ensuring business resilience through turbulent times. Many businesses have responded swiftly and proactively while others with global footprints had to immediately respond in January with the first signs of an outbreak in China. Others are working through their strategies at this moment in an ever-evolving business landscape.Such Black Swan events are exceptionally rare and difficult to navigate. Experience shows that taking

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By Madison Hanscom & Kelly Cave We are living in a turbulent time. Unfortunately, when life becomes hectic, we may unintentionally place our mental health on the backburner. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals are feeling extreme financial strain and are trying to juggle increasing priorities. Many people who typically work in professional spaces are now working from home with spouses and/or children and are trying to establish new routines. Amidst the painful anticipation of this unfolding situation, and the current stress we are experiencing, it is important to keep mental health in the forefront. Mindfulness is described as a moment

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