38 results for author: Dr. Gleb Tsipursky


Virtual Brainstorming for an Innovation Advantage for Hybrid and Remote Teams in the Future of Work

Fear of losing their innovative edge pushes many leaders to reject hybrid and virtual work arrangements. Yet extensive research shows that hybrid and remote teams can gain an innovation advantage and outcompete in-person teams by adopting best practices for ...
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Redefining Hybrid Office Space to Boost Employee Productivity 

How should organizations reshape the hybrid office space to maximize productivity? What will the new workspace — from the office to homes — look like in the future? We know it will be different. But to survive and thrive in the post-COVID world, you need ...
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Why Do So Many Leaders Screw Up the Return to the Office?

Due to strong employee resistance and turnover, Google recently backtracked from its plan to force all employees to return back to the office and allowed many to work remotely. Amazon also backtracked on its plans to have a fully office-centric culture and ...
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Delta Surge Reveals the Folly of Normal Office Return

With vaccine effectiveness against the Delta variant dropping to 39%, it is absurd to pursue a normal office return. Make no mistake about the danger: the Delta surge forecast to grow much worse in the next few months. Indeed, the CDC is asking vaccinated ...
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What Do Employees Want When They Return to the Office?

It's easy to assume we know what they want due to a dangerous judgment error termed the false consensus effect. This problematic mental blindspot causes us to perceive others who we feel to be in our team as sharing our beliefs. That's often not the case. ...
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Why Do Smart Leaders Deny Serious Risks in the Post-COVID World (and What to Do About It)

When a threat seems clear to you, it's hard to believe others will deny it. Yet smart people deny serious risks surprisingly often. A case in point example comes from my experience helping a mid-size regional insurance company conduct a strategic pivot to ...
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How Executives Can Defeat Work-From-Home Burnout and Zoom Fatigue

When the COVID pandemic swept through the country last year, companies rapidly transitioned employees to working from home. However, this shift led to growing challenges of work-from-home burnout and Zoom fatigue. As we transition from the pandemic into ...
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The Deadly Threat of COVID-19 Misinformation in Mainstream Media for Business Leaders

Business leaders need to understand that the mainstream media news sources that they and their employees consume can kill them – or save them. That's the fundamental insight of a powerful new study about the impact of watching either Sean Hannity's news ...
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Work-From-Home Burnout and Zoom Fatigue is a Lot More Complex Than You Think

Have you or your employees been feeling work-from-home burnout and Zoom fatigue these past months despite the supposed convenience of working from home and using videoconferences to meet? Unfortunately, the vast majority of efforts to address WFH burnout ...
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Defending Your Organization From Misinformation via Neuroscience 

Whenever you hear something repeated, it feels more true when you hear it repeated. In other words, repetition makes any statement seem more true. So anything you hear will feel more true each time you hear it again. Do you see what I did there? Each of ...
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Should You Be Worried About the New COVID Strains?

The news headlines about mutated COVID strains originating in the UK, South Africa, and elsewhere have spread anxiety about the implications for organizations and individuals alike. Recently identified in the US, it likely arrived here by mid-November, with ...
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A Full Table at Christmas This Year May Mean an Empty One in the Years Ahead, Experts Warn

Choose to keep chairs empty at the holidays this year or risk having them empty for years to come. That's the message being delivered in various forms by public health experts and politicians as COVID-19 continues to spread at a devastating pace. The ...
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