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Weekly Roundup: Employee Appreciation Day, Remote Work Obstacles + More

Employee Appreciation Day, Remote Work Obstacles


"Earn your leadership every day."

-Michael Jordan


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15 Excellent Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day (+ BONUS Remote-Friendly Ideas)Bonusly

Employee Appreciation Day (March 5, 2021)—it's the best day of the year! 😄 🎉 🎶

Most work weeks are focused on business objectives, decisions from management, or customer issues. Employee Appreciation Day, on the other hand, is a special day that should be truly centered around the teams of employees that make things happen every single day.

Even a little bit of recognition can make a big impact on employee motivation. Research shows that feeling appreciated increases morale, improves engagement, and reduces turnover. In particular, employee recognition has been proven to boost oxytocin levels—that’s the chemical our bodies create when we bond socially! >>> READ MORE

3 Remote Work Obstacles You'll Need to Address in 2021Inc.

Ask different people how they felt at different points of this pandemic, and you'll get a range of answers. For some, remote work has been incredibly productive and offers more flexibility in their daily schedule. For others, it has been lonely and getting work done has felt nearly impossible.

To say that working from home turned out to be the utopia we all hoped for would be a bit of a stretch. The truth is, many people miss seeing each other in-person. But work-from-home culture is now established. This means there are a number of obstacles we will need to overcome to make things work for everyone. >>> READ MORE

Why Core Values MatterUp Your Culture

Elvis Presley once said, “Values are like fingerprints. Nobody’s are the same, but you leave ‘em all over everything you do.” He wasn’t wrong, and the best leaders out there recognize that.

When we study the companies with the very best cultures and the most engaged employees, we find four areas they have clearly mastered that others have not. We call these the four Engagement Elevators because they are very specific ways to Up Your Culture. >>> READ MORE

7 Leadership Trends in the Post-Pandemic Workplace Namely

As government restrictions loosen and the economy opens up, they will have to adjust to another new “normal” in the workplace. This could mean adhering to social distancing protocols, limited customer interactions, decreased workplace occupancy levels, and extended remote working arrangements.

Businesses must adopt specific employee engagement strategies to ensure that their employees stay engaged and make the workplace as safe as possible.

Here are 7 post-pandemic leadership trends that will shape the new normal for businesses. >>>READ MORE

5 Ways Your Sales Team Can Recover Lost Revenue in 2021HubSpot

Though 2020 is (blessedly) behind us, most companies don't have the luxury of taking a breather. Last year took a lot out of all of everyone — and that goes double for business owners and sales teams.

A lot of revenue was lost in the unadulterated chaos, unspeakable tragedy, and frantic scrambling that characterized this past year — and now, we're stuck picking up the pieces. And while that task is imposing, it's not insurmountable.

Recovering lost revenue is a tall order, but it's still totally doable. Here, we'll go over some routes you can take to best approach that challenge. >>>READ MORE

Is Email Marketing Dead?LeadG2

There are over 3.9 billion email users worldwide, and in 2023 that number is estimated to be 4.3 billion. So, is the act of reaching out via email to prospects and potential customers a dying form of marketing?

Not a chance. 

Why and how email marketing works is important to understand before creating your business’ email marketing strategy. Let’s dive into a few highlights of why email marketing still works and can be effective for your business. >>> READ MORE

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