34 min

Calling BS on How Companies Have Thought about Work From Home New Yawk HR

    • Business

Many companies are discovering the hard way that people really aren’t going to be as productive working at home as they would be in the office. At least, they won’t if you think that all it takes is making meetings virtual and installing spy software to monitor your employees. In this episode, we call b******t on the magical thinking that’s hampering WFH productivity and provide some actionable tips for how to empower your team to be effective remote employees. We will talk in detail about the key elements required for creating successful WFH: investments in technology and in using what you have effectively, giving employees the freedom, trust, and job control that they should have had already, and actively ensuring that employees are not living an always-on lifestyle.

Orin Davis earned the first doctorate in positive psychology and is a self-actualization engineer who enables people to do and be their best. He consults for companies worldwide on hiring strategies, culture, innovation, diversity/equity/inclusion, and employee well-being, and coaches people at all levels on building self-knowledge and developing personal growth trajectories. Dr. Davis also serves as an adjunct professor of business, psychology, entrepreneurship, and creativity, and gives workshops and lectures globally about human capital, creativity and innovation, and positive psychology. He is a startup advisor who helps early-stage companies enhance their value propositions, pitches, culture, and human capital.

Many companies are discovering the hard way that people really aren’t going to be as productive working at home as they would be in the office. At least, they won’t if you think that all it takes is making meetings virtual and installing spy software to monitor your employees. In this episode, we call b******t on the magical thinking that’s hampering WFH productivity and provide some actionable tips for how to empower your team to be effective remote employees. We will talk in detail about the key elements required for creating successful WFH: investments in technology and in using what you have effectively, giving employees the freedom, trust, and job control that they should have had already, and actively ensuring that employees are not living an always-on lifestyle.

Orin Davis earned the first doctorate in positive psychology and is a self-actualization engineer who enables people to do and be their best. He consults for companies worldwide on hiring strategies, culture, innovation, diversity/equity/inclusion, and employee well-being, and coaches people at all levels on building self-knowledge and developing personal growth trajectories. Dr. Davis also serves as an adjunct professor of business, psychology, entrepreneurship, and creativity, and gives workshops and lectures globally about human capital, creativity and innovation, and positive psychology. He is a startup advisor who helps early-stage companies enhance their value propositions, pitches, culture, and human capital.

34 min

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