Anchor Payroll Blog

How to Help Employees Communicate More Effectively

Posted by Anchor Staff on Feb 17, 2021 9:28:35 AM

In an ideal world, communication would be easy. We’d immediately know exactly what to say or write. Emails, Slack messages, and reply threads would practically write themselves. And there’d be no confusion about what anyone meant, ever

Of course, communication never works that way. We stare at the computer screen trying to decide how to begin an email. We misspeak or garble our words. We don’t always convey exactly what we intend. We misunderstand, overlook, or forget information we’ve been given. We also sometimes read emotions into words that weren’t what the writer was feeling. Or we pack our speech with such an emotional punch that it distracts from the point we’re trying to make.

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Topics: leadership, effective meetings, teams, employees, Success, effective communication

Leading During a Pandemic

Posted by Anchor Staff on Sep 4, 2020 6:13:13 PM

No one knows what the workplace is going to look like in three months. COVID-19 continues to spread. School reopening and attendance plans remain tenuous. Further action from Congress is uncertain. Official rules from the Department of Labor might even be struck down in court, further adding to the confusion about what employers are supposed to be doing.

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Topics: covid, leadership, Success

Six Tips for Managing Stress in the Workplace

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Aug 13, 2020 6:13:51 PM

We’re all supposed to feel stress from time to time. It’s the way the body responds to demands and dangers. A stressful event triggers the release of hormones. These hormones, according to Psychology Today, “increase heartbeat and the circulation of blood to support quick action, mobilize fat and sugar for immediate energy, focus attention to track the danger, prepare muscles for movement, and more.” This fight-or-flight response helps us overcome these challenges. It can save our life before we realize we’re in danger. 

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Topics: leadership, teams, collaboration, Success

Responding to Anonymous Complaints: Dos and Don'ts

Posted by Anchor Staff on Aug 11, 2020 11:53:33 AM

If you receive an anonymous complaint, it is important to remain calm and review the complaint objectively regardless of how egregious the accusations may seem. Although the complaint was received anonymously, the company still has an obligation to take action, if necessary, to ensure that employees are provided a workplace that is safe and free from harassing or discriminatory conduct.

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Topics: leadership, teams, employers, employees, hr, Success

Revive+Thrive: Master the #1 Success Principle

Posted by Anchor Staff on Jun 15, 2020 4:23:07 PM

Watch this valuable segment from Master Networks of New York & Connecticut's session with certified success coach, Liz Gabor. In this segment, Liz shares how to master the #1 success principle now to improve your life and business.

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Topics: Revive+Thrive, Success