This week, we learn how to help employees cope during times of uncertainty, explore how to stay active while working from home, share four strategies for keeping your workforce productive, and warn you of the hackers taking advantage of the Coronavirus pandemic. Stay safe, wash your hands, and take good care of yourselves, your families and your friends!

This week’s growth quote:

“Motivation is the catalyzing ingredient for every successful innovation.”

Clayton Christensen

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A Message from Betterworks CEO Doug Dennerline

Betterworks

We’re all feeling the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, and unprecedented numbers of people are working from home to slow its spread. Our CEO, Doug Dennerline, shares his thoughts about aligning and motivating remote workforces and keeping your employees motivated during this time.  

6 Ways To Mix Up Your At-Home Workday

REI

Working from home doesn’t mean not exercising. Outdoor and recreation experts over at REI have put together a list of six activities that will keep you healthy, balanced (and within social distancing requirements). 

Don’t Fall for Fake Email About COVID-19

SHRM 

The World Health Organization has reported that Coronavirus-related phishing emails are on the rise. Hackers are sending malicious emails from seemingly trusted sources, at alarming rates. Learn more about how to protect your company and employees.

Managing the Stress and Uncertainty of Coronavirus

HBR

In times of unprecedented uncertainty, where workforces are suddenly dispersed, knowing how to keep employee anxiety at bay and productivity up, can be a challenge. Jerry Colonna, CEO Coach, shares how he’s advising business leaders to manage this rapidly moving situation.

4 HR and Workforce Leadership Strategies for COVID-19

TLNT

Today’s employees are experiencing high levels of fear and anxiety, brought on by the pandemic. In this context, managers can play a large role in helping them cope. Learn how you coach your team and help them create a routine and a sense of normalcy, despite the unknowns.

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