Time for a work-from-home check-in.

It's been more than two months since COVID-19 upended the way we work and live. There's been no shortage of articles about setting up your home office and keeping your team connected while working remotely. But while it's important to ensure your team stays connected for business productivity, it's important to ensure they stay connected … Continue reading Time for a work-from-home check-in.

Don’t be afraid to host a webinar.

Because Thomas Insights has you covered. The business world already had its toes in the online water but thanks to COVID-19, we've all been forced to plunge right into the deep end. There's really no need to worry about failing (or flailing), however - the Internet has so many resources available, your webinars are sure … Continue reading Don’t be afraid to host a webinar.

Keeping on-site teams safe during the COVID crisis.

We recently sat in on a webinar hosted by Canadian Manufacturing, Plant, and Electronic Products and Technology magazines. The webinar addressed the challenges facing manufacturing businesses and teams during the COVID-19 crisis, and featured keynote speakers Dennis Darby (President & CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters) and Stephen Loftus (President/Co-Owner, Innovative Automation Inc.). It can seem … Continue reading Keeping on-site teams safe during the COVID crisis.

Tips for effectively managing a remote team.

Many managers and business leaders are finding themselves in unfamiliar territory - trying to keep a team productive and happy, without being able to meet physically on a regular basis. Grow Trade Consulting Inc. has been a virtual office for more than a decade, and we know that it is possible to manage a well-functioning … Continue reading Tips for effectively managing a remote team.

Some tips for working at home.

Twitter is awash in jokes about the good old days... of three weeks ago. Our lives have been altered in attempts to halt the spread of COVID-19. Many people are now juggling work and home life from their actual homes. We know first-hand that it's a big adjustment - and we've found some resources that … Continue reading Some tips for working at home.