Tag Archive for: pandemic

A Major Impetus for the “Great Resignation” is…

A lot of heady talk surround “the great resignation.” An article in Wired magazine cited a report from Deutsche Bank’s chief UK economist stating “that people are resigning at the highest rate since 2009”. The Harvard Business…

How Airlines Can Retain Employees and Avoid Burnout

One of the biggest surprises for me working in a post-pandemic economy is how many employees quit their job. Factoring the influx of workers forced to call out sick due to an ebb and flow of COVID cases, employee retention is more important…

Living in Interesting Times

I started researching “things to look forward to in 2022,” and among them were “Broadway back in business…” at which point I realized that these were written pre-Omicron. Another site previewed the exciting developments to look out…

The Video Lesson We Learned During COVID

With stay-at-home orders and a pandemic threatening us all, some of the usual tools of marketing were suddenly out of reach. Sales meetings, corporate events, conferences and exhibitions—they were all off the table.   A lot of…

A More Normal Social Life

Like many (probably most) other people, COVID-19 drastically changed my social interactions in 2020 and continues to impact them in 2021. I stopped going to the gym, recreational soccer was cancelled, stopped going to church and restaurants,…

The Importance of Real (Not Virtual) Connection

Like a lot of people, I’ve been working from home during the pandemic. Since I worked remotely for Ideba before (and will continue to work from home once the world completely opens up), I count myself lucky that the switch to virtual meetings…

Increased Importance and Awareness of Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic brought a lot of focus on people’s physical health. However, with new data and research coming out we are learning about the collective toll COVID-19 had on people’s mental health as well. In a poll conducted by the…

Safe

In November 2018, I woke up to a normal Thursday. When I went to bed that night, the town of 20,000 in which I lived had been almost wiped off the map, swept away as if a willful giant had stomped through bent on nothing short of total…