Removing the Social Pressures of Returning to Work with a Smart Plan

Posted by Amanda Strungs on August 4, 2020


Do you want to meet in the conference room today? 


Check Yourself: Is Your Never-Ending Checklist Keeping You Organized or Anxious?

Posted by Amanda Strungs on July 28, 2020


Let me start this off with a caveat: I love a checklist. Nothing brings me greater joy than marking a task off my to-do list. I have notebooks and whiteboards filled with lists for everything from my monthly Costco run to reading lists to weekend chores.  


Death by 1,000 Messages: Keep Communication from Killing your Team's Spirit

Posted by Amanda Strungs on July 20, 2020


John: Hi Amanda, are you finished with the first draft you were working on? 


Keeping Unspoken Feelings of Loneliness from Sabotaging Remote Work

Posted by Amanda Strungs on July 14, 2020

Coronavirus quarantines have those living with family or friends reporting greater feelings of loneliness. But for the 35.7 million Americans living alone, those feelings can be extreme. Quarantine can mean working alone, eating alone, exercising alone—and risking social ostracization in trying to find human connection. 


Pristine Plans, Poor Execution: Why Organizations are Unprepared for Business Continuity

Posted by Amanda Strungs on July 1, 2020

It's June of 2020, and now on top of everything else, we have a reported Loch Ness sighting. I think it's safe to say we didn't see this year coming.  

We thought we were prepared for anything—we came into 2020 with emergency plans, business continuity plans, crisis communication plans—and yet despite all that planning, most organizations are struggling with execution in the current environment.   


What the Hell Happens Now? Smarter plans to handle shocks to the HR system

Posted by Whitney Asnip on June 8, 2020

Recorded on: Tuesday, June 30 at 2:00-3:00 PM ET

Webinar Presented through: Human Resource Executive


Partner Onboarding Done Right: Creating a Scalable Ecosystem Model

Posted by Whitney Asnip on April 20, 2020

Recorded: Thursday, April 30 at 12:00-1:00 PM ET

Webinar Presented through: Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals


The New WFH Norm: Embrace Flexibility Without Risking Accountability

Posted by Amanda Strungs on April 14, 2020

As many of us are settling into our new normal during shelter-in-place protocols, it has become increasingly apparent how abnormal the scope and circumstances of our situation have becomeWhile some of us are lucky enough to transition to a remote work environment, it’s important to acknowledge that this isn’t a standard “work from home” situation. We are balancing work, homeschooling children, waiting in 3-hour grocery store lines, trying to stay healthy, and experiencing waves of anxiety during uncertain times. The usual work from home tips and tactics helped to get our teams set up during the initial transition, but how do we create a remote work environment that is sustainable and manageable for the foreseeable future?  



5 Partner Onboarding Headaches... and Solutions to Implement Today

Posted by Amanda Kubista on April 3, 2020

ch & Learn Overview
Recorded Wednesday, April 15th  |   1:00 PM ET

During our 45-minute virtual lunch-and-learn we cover 5 common headaches alliance partnerships face, as well as solutions you can implement today. We share our original findings from our 2020 surveys and interviews with alliance and channel partnership professionals that uncover their key challenges.  


Seven Hats Alliance Managers Wear Each Day

Posted by Whitney Asnip on March 23, 2020


Corporate alliances are growing in number—by about 25% a year according to a recent Vantage Partners study. As alliance teams are expanding and becoming a more impactful source of revenue and value for organizations, how is this impacting the individuals at the center of it all?   

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