Employee Management

Mental Health at Work Resource Guide

The global pandemic has severely worsened the mental health of America’s workforce. According to TotalBrain’s Mental Health Index, risk for depression among U.S. workers has risen an alarming 102% since February of this year.  Most concerning is the impact on […]

Trust the Process: Elevating Your People with a Coaching Culture

A ways to go In 2020, Gallup celebrated a record setting achievement by the American workplace: a whopping 35% of workers were engaged — “highly involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace.”  That’s right, almost one […]

Managing a More Efficient, Happier Team with Align

Creating Focus on the Right Things The role of a manager is changing with newly available technology. The amount of time required to track down updates from your team has been reduced by improved transparency from increased data. However, with […]

7 Keys to Effective and Empowering 1-on-1’s for Managers

With our work and home lives in constant flux these days, one pillar of management has become especially important: the regular 1-on-1 with direct reports.  Keeping your team productive and focused on what matters, especially while working from home, means […]

Finding Productivity and Sanity with Your Routine During COVID-19

What have you learned about yourself since COVID-19 began?  That was the opening ice-breaker question before Align’s most recent remote quarterly planning session. The question allowed our team to open up about the struggles of staying focused in our new […]