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By Eric Michrowski Cash is King. It’s an overused expression that I learned early in my career, but it really came to life for me after the 9/11 Black Swan Event. I was in the airline industry, sitting in disbelief as the towers fell. I will never forget that moment. I was frozen in front of the TV in disbelief. After spending several days meeting inbound crews from around the world, taking care of their needs, I quickly came back to reality. I was brought to an executive briefing room. We signed agreements that prevented us to trade shares as the stock

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By Eric Michrowski The COVID-19 pandemic is driving a rapid shift to remote work across North America. Most leaders have woken up to the criticality of shifting workers that are non-essential to locations where there is a lesser risk to spread the virus. Those that haven’t yet, might wake up one morning with the entire office quarantined which is a significantly worse outcome. If you haven’t yet moved to remote work, my suggestion is to get in front of it as soon as you can and before it gets mandated in your community. Having worked with virtual teams for the better part

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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 Josh Williams, Ph.D. & Julia Borges, M.A. Amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, more organizational leaders are making the challenging and responsible decision to shift everyday work to be done remotely by employees. While this can support the slow of this pandemic, this work style can present a host of organizational challenges, stressors, and increase levels of uncertainty. If organizations are going to shift to remote work, it is important that they gather and implement best practices to make this transition as seamless as possible: Set aside a specific place to work. Having a designated work area helps compartmentalize work and minimize home

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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 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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