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January 4, 2021 Andrew Freedman

3 Ways to Become a Magnet for High Performers

Regardless of when you read this blog, there has NEVER been a better time for your organization to attract high performers to your organization. We are big believers that when you find individuals who can add massive value to...

January 4, 2021 Andrew Freedman

How to Lead Effective (Mind Blowing) Performance Reviews

In a former life, I inherited a customer facing service team as part of the organization I led. One of my first orders of business was to get to know the new team—connect, listen and learn. As I met with groups and also...

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...

August 25, 2020 Andrew Freedman

How to Build a Healthy, Vibrant, High Performing Organization

I was recently discussing how company culture and strategy are tightly linked in building high performing, healthy organizations during one of the graduate-level business strategy classes I facilitate at a local university.  ...

August 13, 2020 Alexandra Wieland

How to Be Selfish With Your Time, Without Being a Jerk

I once read this line that really stuck with me: "You can live your life by disruption or by intention." Another way to perceive that is that you can either choose to be distracted or you can honor your time and own every moment.

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...