Posts in: leaderhip

December 15, 2020 Andrew Freedman

5 Ways to Accelerate Your High-Performance Culture With Training

Do you view your company’s training department as an overhead cost center or a revenue-yielding, indispensable unit?  If you are like most leaders, unfortunately, you fall in the former category. In fact, when the folks at...

December 8, 2020 Andrew Freedman

How to Create and Drive High Performing Teams at Work, Even if Remote

As featured in the Baltimore Business Journal How has productivity changed since the COVID-19 pandemic sent most employees home from the office? At SHIFT Consulting, we asked more than 5,300 employees at companies that ranged in...

November 24, 2020 Jeff Lesher

Inevitable: The Future of Work Top 5 Podcast Episodes of 2020

As we start to wind down and reflect on all this year has brought us, it’s safe to say 2020 has been a whirlwind. Throughout the highs and lows of the year, our team has sought to help you continue to learn and lead. We’ve...

July 29, 2020 Joe Mechlinski

How to Gain Awareness and Become a More Effective Remote Leader

"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way."  - John C. Maxwell Now that your workforce is remote, your business has gone completely digital, and there are no signs of returning to “normal” any time...

June 24, 2020 Andrew Freedman

6 Best Practices for Effective Communication: Remote Work and Beyond

Effective communication is at the core of every high-functioning workplace. It helps relay information, build relationships, and create trust, among other things. Although we’ve been working to refine our abilities to...

May 27, 2020 Chris Steer

Remote System of Management: Methodical Practices You Need to Succeed

For some, the transition to remote work is easy. It’s flexible, reduces or eliminates travel time, and can often streamline processes. For others, however, it’s a significant challenge—and there are plenty of reasons why. ...

April 10, 2020 Joe Mechlinski

How to Thrive in Times of Change and Uncertainty

“In times of rapid change it is the learners who inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.”Eric Hoffer We’ve entered a time in which everything is...

January 27, 2020 Jim Patton

How to Get Your Employees to Successfully Achieve Annual Goals

The beginning of a new year is always an exciting time—especially when it coincides with the dawn of a new decade.  Like many others on the threshold of 2020, your employees likely spent the end of 2019 and the start of January...

November 16, 2016 Alexandra Wieland

How SHIFT Untangles Your Gold Necklaces on Date Night

"I’m going crazy!" "What is making me crazy?!" "Why is everyone crazy?!" "Who can I blame for driving me crazy?" "What can I point to for causing all the craziness?" "PLEASE – STOP – DRIVING ME CRAZZZZZZZZZZZZZY!!!" Our world...