(This article was written by Stephanie Burns and appeared on forbes.com.) Humans are naturally risk-averse, which makes the pursuit of something as risky as building business quite unsettling. In short, entrepreneurs face fear more than any other type of professional. It’s up to them to make decisions, make payroll, raise money and build a great…

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(This article was written by Maneet Ahuja and appeared on Forbes.com.) Many employers should adopt a “hybrid” model of office work, with some employees in the office and others working remotely. Clearly communicate phased reopening plans with employees, especially new office protocols, such as testing and wearing masks. What Public Health Experts Say Consider a…

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(This article was written by Amway and appeared on Forbes.com.) Working from home comes with its fair share of distractions and can be difficult to adjust to. With the current pandemic forcing millions of people to stay home, it may be even more difficult to look after your family while trying to manage your workload.…

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(This article was written by William Arruda and appeared on forbes.com.) The coronavirus is making your people stressed. The 24/7 news cycle delivers the latest developments in the pandemic, the stock market rollercoaster and a slew of other scary realities. According to the nonprofit mental health and wellness website HelpGuide.org, “Stress is your body’s way…

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(This article was written by Dana Brownlee and appeared on Forbes.com.) Considering benefits like reduced commute times, lower pollution levels, reduced operational costs, and increased morale….a permanent work from home business model sounds like the ultimate win-win-win-win, right? Well, not so fast. There’s a world of difference between making something work temporarily because you have…

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(The following was written by Rodger Dean Duncan and appeared on Forbes.com.) Steve Jobs, the genius behind much of Apple’s ramp-up to become one of the most profitable companies on the planet, said innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity, not as a threat. Another really smart guy named Steve has plenty…

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(The following was written by Mary Mesaglio and appeared on gartner.com.) COVID-19 changed the way so many people work. Although Gartner offers a lot of great advice about the technical challenges of remote work, I’d like to offer something a little bit different: How to work from home successfully as a human. It happens that Gartner…

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(The following was written by Lindsey Jacobson and appeared on cnbc.com.) With the U.S. government declaring a state of emergency due to the coronavirus, companies are enabling work-from-home structures to keep business running and help employees follow social distancing guidelines. However, working remotely has been on the rise for a while. “The coronavirus is going…

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(The following was written by Richard Eisenberg and appeared on Forbes.com.) One effect of the coronavirus pandemic has been a huge increase in the number of Americans working from home. The question is: How many of them will be able to do it when the COVID-19 crisis fades? An early-April 2020 MIT survey of 25,000 American…

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COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed American spending habits. But, we didn’t quite realize just how vast it would alter shopping habits. As brick-and-mortar retailers close their doors to combat the outbreak, online retailers are seeing a huge uptick in sales as many of us have little else to do these days. But what does this…

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