What Does Work-Life Balance Mean for Virtual Teams?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 13, 2021

As a leadership coach and keynote speaker, I interact with teams of all kinds—including many virtual teams. Telecommuting and remote collaboration technology have changed the way we work, and the benefits are striking. Companies can reduce overhead and provide their employees with more flexibility; employees, in turn, often love the freedom they have to get their work done in a home office environment.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhat Does Work-Life Balance Mean for Virtual Teams?

Create an Organizational Culture That Draws Top Talents

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 2, 2020

What’s the best way to entice top talents to come work for your company? You might assume it’s salary and benefits, and sure, those are definitely important. According to most studies, though, it’s actually organizational culture that’s the top draw. People want to earn a decent paycheck, but even more than that, they want to work in an environment that’s positive, collaborative, and transparent.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanCreate an Organizational Culture That Draws Top Talents

Do You Have an Inclusive Organizational Culture?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 24, 2020

These days, most businesses place a premium on workplace diversity. Simply put, most of us want to have an organizational culture that’s welcoming to all kinds of people, from all walks of life. There’s a moral imperative toward a diverse organizational culture, as well as some business benefits; more on that in a minute!… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanDo You Have an Inclusive Organizational Culture?

Strategic Planning in 6 Essential Steps

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 10, 2020

I’ve written before about the importance of careful, meticulous steps of strategic planning. Basically, this is the process wherein leaders and managers set the short-term and long-term goals for the organization. It also involves setting metrics; clarifying expectations; allocating the resources that will be used in pursuit of those goals; and communicating the plan to the entire team, ensuring you have everyone’s buy-in.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanStrategic Planning in 6 Essential Steps